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.

Virat Kohli, Roger Federer & Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli, Roger Federer & Anushka Sharma. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Graeme Smith praises Shaheen Afridi, says he has a lot of talent and skills

  • Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has been vocal about many things in his second innings as a commentator.
  • Now, he has given his opinion on one of the best young finds of international cricket in Pakistan’s teenage sensation Shaheen Afridi.
  • (Read more about the story)

Jason Holder becomes the No.1 Test all-rounder

  • Holder scored his maiden double-century in front of his home crowd in Barbados, and also picked two wickets in the match.
  • However, the week was all about Holder, who was named in the ICC Test team of the year 2018 for his all-round skills.
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ICC confirms Sarfaraz Ahmed’s four-match suspension for breaching Anti-Racism code

  • Sarfaraz will miss the remaining two matches of the ongoing ODI series as well as the first two matches of the T20I series to follow.
  • Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches after accepting that he was in breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code.
  • (Read more about the story)

Roger Federer recognising me was a huge fan boy moment, says Virat Kohli

  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli opened up on his marriage life and said how he and his wife Anushka Sharma enjoy the little things.
  • In a recent interview, he talked about how they love getting away from all the spotlight just to spend some personal time.
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The kind of cricketer I’m today is because of MS Dhoni, says Kedar Jadhav

  • The flattering rise of Kedar Jadhav – The all-rounder has been quite a revelation and has ticked a major box for the Indian side.
  • On Saturday, he picked up a crucial wicket Ross Taylor and scored a quickfire 22 with the willow.
  • (Read more about the story)

Tim Paine opines that Mitchell Starc is just one wicket and one spell away from being devastating

  • After losing out to India in Tests and ODIs, the Australian team bounced back against Sri Lanka in the first Test.
  • However, one aspect that is still bothering the team badly is the form of their premier pacer Mitchell Starc.
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PSL 2019: Kieron Pollard to feature for the Peshawar Zalmi in the upcoming season

  • Pakistan Super League (PSL) is all set to get underway on February 14 even as the cricket board (PCB) is trying its best to make the opening ceremony a memorable.
  • This will be the third PSL team for the Caribbean star as he was represented the Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings previously.
  • (Read more about the story)

PSL 2019: Franchise owners reject PCB’s proposal of female cheerleaders in T20 tournament

  • The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to get underway in a couple of weeks time.
  • This time around as many as eight matches will be played in Pakistan, the most combining all the seasons of the prestigious T20 tournament.
  • (Read more about the story)

Virat Kohli on the verge of equalling MS Dhoni’s record in New Zealand

  • India have been on a roll in the recent past. In ODI cricket, their record has been exceptional.
  • In the second game, the Men in Blue score 324 before putting up a clinical performance with the ball and restricting the hosts to 234.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs Sri Lanka: No Marcus Stoinis in eleven for Canberra Test

  • Pat Cummins turned out to be the Player of the Match as he picked up 10 wickets in the match.
  • It also means that Marcus Stoinis, the fast bowling all-rounder, who was added to the squad, won’t be making his Test debut in this series.
  • (Read more about the story)

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