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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Tamannaah Bhatia
Tamannaah Bhatia. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia reveals her favourite cricketer

  • Even prominent figures from the field like Bollywood turn into fanboys/fangirls whenever their favourite cricketer is in action on the field.
  • Tamannah is an ardent MS Dhoni fan, something she wholeheartedly confessed to when asked about her favourite cricketer.
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MS Dhoni to leave CSK ahead of IPL 2021? The franchise responds

  • The ace wicket-keeper-batsman has not yet called it quits from international cricket and kept his teammates, management and supporters guessing.
  • One leading newspaper has reported that Dhoni has plans to play in the IPL for two more seasons — 2020 and 2021.
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Wriddhiman Saha confident of recovering from finger injury in five weeks

  • Ever since India’s tour of South Africa early in 2018, Wriddhiman Saha has had his fair share of tussles with injuries.
  • Rishabh Pant took his place and Saha could re-stamp his authority only from the home Tests versus the Proteas.
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January tak mat poocho, says MS Dhoni on his return to international cricket

  • MS Dhoni and his future in international cricket has been a topic of debate over the last few months now.
  • However, the man himself has brought an end to all the speculations about him now and has urged everyone to not ask him about his comeback until January.
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England transgender cricketer Maxine Blythin opens up on the backlash she received for playing in women’s championship

  • England transgender cricketer- Maxine Blythin- was recently awarded the Kent Women’s ‘Player of the Year’.
  • The opening batsman won the coveted award with minimal fanfare or media attention last September.
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West Indies coach Phil Simmons says India’s fast bowlers are making world cricket exciting

  • Indian fast bowlers routed South Africa and Bangladesh in the recently concluded Test series at home.
  • Add to them, the injured Jasprit Bumrah and this makes them the most potent fast-bowling attack in the world.
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Moeen Ali feels the world needs international cricket to return to Pakistan

  • It’s over a decade since Pakistan got sidelined as an international cricket host because of a terror attack on the visiting Sri Lankan national team.
  • Next month, the islanders will go back to Pakistan to play in a two-match Test series, marking the return of the longest format after March 2009.
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Australia cricketers to raise toast to ‘absent friend’ Phillip Hughes at the Adelaide Oval

  • Hughes’ Australian mates, including the then captain Michael Clarke, were in tears as a result of this incident.
  • The southpaw had played 26 Tests, 25 ODIs and one T20I at that time and had five international hundreds.
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