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.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Reports: Sanju Samson to be drafted into India T20I squad for West Indies series

  • Sanju Samson, the young Indian wicketkeeper was recently excluded from Team India‘s T20I squad that will play three-match series against West Indies.
  • He hogged the spotlight after smashing a double century against Goa in the Vijay Hazare Trophy this season.
  • (Read more about the story)

‘It all depends on when he starts playing and how he is playing during the IPL’ – Ravi Shastri on MS Dhoni’s possible return

  • Speaking on a possible comeback, Shastri reckoned that it all depends on how the former captain plays in the IPL.
  • Shastri said that the IPL becomes a massive tournament as far as finalizing the squad for the World Cup is concerned.
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‘I always punish myself when I get no runs’ – Steve Smith ran 3 kms back to hotel after scoring only 4 runs in 1st Test

  • When Steve Smith returned to play Test cricket in the Ashes after a 16-month layoff, there were apprehensions regarding how he would turn up.
  • Soon after, he pushed himself from fourth to the top spot in the ICC rankings for Test batsmen, surpassing Virat Kohli.
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Mohammad Abbas and Imam-ul-Haq likely to play Adelaide D/N Test

  • Following their poor run of form in the T20 format, the team has now slumped to defeat in the opening Test against Australia.
  • Yasir Shah got four wickets, including that of Steve Smith, but he conceded 205 runs at an expensive rate of 4.21.
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BPL 2019-20: BCB announces the schedule for the upcoming tournament

  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has finalized the schedule for the 2019-20 Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
  • Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram and the Sylhet International Stadium are other venues for the matches.
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BPL 2019-20: Injury-prone Mashrafe Mortaza doubtful for initial phase of the tournament

  • Mashrafe Mortaza, one of Bangladesh’s long-serving captains has been out of the game following his team’s disappointing campaign at the ICC World Cup in England.
  • Mashrafe, who made his international debut in 2001, has played 36 Tests, 217 ODIs and 54 T20Is in which he has claimed 386 wickets.
  • (Read more about the story)

Here’s why New Zealand vs England series is not part of ICC World Test Championship

  • Each and every Test match that comes under the two-year Test championship- even if it is a dead rubber.
  • But, it left everyone gobsmacked when they found out that the two-match series was not a part of the ICC Test Championship.
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BBL 2019-20: Melbourne Renegades rope in Michael Klinger as head coach

  • Now, he has been appointed as the head coach of Melbourne Renegades for the upcoming season.
  • The former batsman is excited about it and shared his views after getting associated with the team.
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