Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

India vs Pakistan
India vs Pakistan. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Five Indian players to play Asia XI vs World XI Series in Bangladesh, confirms BCCI

  • The matches have been granted official T20I status by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • It remains to be seen which big names Sourav Ganguly approves to be sent to Bangladesh to participate in the historic T20I series.
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There will be no Pakistan players playing in Asia XI, clarifies BCCI

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is all set to celebrate the birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was the founder of Bangladesh.
  • However, the confusing question was whether Pakistan and Indian players would play together or not.
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‘I think they are absolute garbage’ – Michael Vaughan lambastes ICC Test rankings

  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan has slammed the latest ICC Test Rankings while citing the positions of New Zealand and England in recent times.
  • The ICC recently announced the Test rankings with India continuing to be at the top.
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BBL 2019-20: Dale Steyn named in Melbourne Stars squad for Adelaide Strikers clash

  • Melbourne Stars have made a stunning start to the ongoing season of the Big Bash League (BBL).
  • They are currently second in the points table after winning both of their opening matches.
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Ranji Trophy games in Mumbai and Rajkot start late by two hours due to solar eclipse

  • The 2019-20 edition of the Ranji Trophy- India’s premier First-class competition is in full flow with the matches of Round 03 being played.
  • But Siddhesh Lad’s dismissal triggered another collapse as Mumbai lost their last six wickets for 44 runs.
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Rajasthan Royals owner wants another team to be added to the IPL

  • Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) owner Manoj Badale thinks adding another franchise to the fray will benefit the tournament in many ways.
  • Badale also supports the idea of organising international friendlies to further the brand of the IPL.
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Virat Kohli named in ‘Cricketers of the decade’ list by Wisden

  •  He now has 70 international hundreds, just 30 less from compatriot Sachin Tendulkar’s record 100 tons.
  • The right-hander averages over 50 in all formats and scored his best 94 not out in a T20 recently against the West Indies.
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National selector Devang Gandhi ejected from Bengal dressing room after Manoj Tiwary raised a complaint

  • The 2019-20 edition of the Ranji Trophy is in full force with the Round-03 First-Class fixtures commencing across the length and breadth of the country from December 25th.
  • And, the issue came to light when senior Bengal cricketers including Manoj Tiwary raised the question about the already mentioned Anti-Corruption protocol.
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