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.

Deepika Padukone, Jasprit Bumrah & Anushka Sharma
Deepika Padukone, Jasprit Bumrah & Anushka Sharma. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Jasprit Bumrah plays safe when asked to pick one hotter actress between Anushka Sharma and Deepika Padukone

  • Thanks to his relentless match-winning performances, the 25-year-old pacer has not only picked applause from the sporting fraternity but also in the world of celebrities.
  • There are not many batsmen on the 22 yards at the moment who do not feel nervous about facing Bumrah.
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Team India head coach Ravi Shastri likely to get a salary hike

  • Back in August, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), headed by the legendary Kapil Dev, re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Team India.
  • Shastri, also a former Indian cricketer, edged out the likes of Tom Moody and Mike Hesson.
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Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha blessed with a baby boy

  • Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha hasn’t had much to rejoice in his cricketing career of late.
  • It’s celebration time for the tweaker as he and his wife Karabee were blessed with a baby boy on Saturday, September 7.
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Kieron Pollard likely to captain West Indies in limited-overs

  • The Caribbean team could only secure a couple of wins in the 2019 World Cup after starting the mega event with a thumping victory over Pakistan.
  • Thereafter, they lost the ODI and T20I series against India. Now, it has been learned that Kieron Pollard is set to take charge of the national limited-overs teams.
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Wasim Jaffer urges selectors to give opportunities to Vidarbha players

  • Former India opener Wasim Jaffer has rued the lack of opportunities being given to the players of Vidarbha by the national selectors.
  • Vidarbha have won the last two editions of the Ranji Trophy but it has not made much of a difference for its players as far as chances of making it to other teams are concerned.
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India vs South Africa: CSA appoints Amol Muzumdar as interim batting coach for the Test series

  • Former Mumbai batsman Amol Muzumdar has been appointed as the interim coach for South Africa for their three-match Test series against India.
  • This was announced by Cricket South Africa (CSA) on September 9th, 2019.
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Media hypes certain players, says Kagiso Rabada on Jasprit Bumrah’s rise

  • Not very long ago, Kagiso Rabada was garnering attention from all over the world and rightly so because of his exploits.
  • The former world number one Test bowler had the world at his feet thanks to his impressive displays, especially in Tests.
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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Dinesh Karthik, Ravi Ashwin and Vijay Shankar in Tamil Nadu probables

  • Indian spinner Ravi Ashwin, all-rounder Vijay Shankar and keeper Dinesh Karthik have been named in the Tamil Nadu probables for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • In fact, the 34-year-old Karthik has been appointed as the skipper of the team. Former Tamil Nadu all-rounder D Vasu is their coach.
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