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.

Ch. Fawad Hussain
Ch. Fawad Hussain, Pakistan Minister. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Pakistan minister Fawad Hussain blames India after 10 Sri Lankan players refused to play in Pakistan

  • While Pakistan Cricket Board is trying its best to resurrect cricket back in its home nation, security concerns continue to haunt them.
  • 10 Sri Lankan players have backed out of a proposed tour, many of whom were a part of the team when terrorists attacked the team bus outside the Gaddafi Stadium in 2009.
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Steve Smith consolidates his No.1 Test rank; goes 34 points ahead of Virat Kohli

  • Steve Smith and Pat Cummins have consolidated their positions at the top of the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings.
  • The Ashes. Smith’s player of the match effort of 211 and 82 runs in the two innings has lifted him to 937 rating points.
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Mohammed Shami’s lawyer gets stay from Alipore court; pacer doesn’t need to surrender

  • Last week Mohammed Shami, the Indian fast bowler, found himself in grave danger as an arrest warrant was released against him.
  • Last week, the Bengal pacer was given 15 days to appear before the Kolkata court and apply for bail.
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“Absolute Nonsense”- Ravi Shastri opens up on Rohit-Virat rift rumours

  • Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been linchpins of the Indian limited-overs team.
  • Even as Virat is the captain when he’s in the team, Rohit, being the vice-captain, takes over the leadership mantle in the former’s absence.
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Team India management contemplating Rohit Sharma as a Test opener

  • India started their post-World Cup campaign on a happy note, defeating the West Indies in all the T20I, ODI and Test series.
  • However, even after the dominating show, India are faced with some issues, one of them is finding a solid opening pair.
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Former England captains Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss receive knighthoods

  • Few instances have come where she has been seen taking pleasure around the cricket matches in her free time.
  • These two former players are considered to be as one of the most successful cricketers in the history of cricket that England has ever produced.
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BCCI partners with AIR to provide live radio commentary

  • This initiative will offer millions of listeners across India the opportunity to follow their favourite sport via live radio commentary.
  • The audio commentary will commence from the first game of India’s upcoming Paytm T20I series against South Africa in Dharamsala.
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Inspired by Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, Bengal’s Abhimanyu Easwaran ready to make it big

  • Abhimanyu Easwaran has been fighting it out in the Indian domestic circuit for the last six years.
  • Having notched over 4,000 runs at the first-class level at an average touching almost 50, he hasn’t let opportunities go.
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