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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Feroz Shah Kotla
Feroz Shah Kotla. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India vs Bangladesh: Delhi’s toxic air pollution a concern ahead of the first T20I

  • It is now time for Team India to host neighbour Bangladesh for a three-match T20I series followed by two Test matches.
  • The rotational policy and the travel route followed by the BCCI forced the apex body to schedule the match in Delhi.
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I have right to scold him when I am unhappy, says Ravi Shastri about Rishabh Pant

  • Rishabh Pant continues to find his name in the Indian squads in consecutive series but yet, his fans are worried.
  • The 22-year-old was a sensation even a few months ago and there was a strong protest over not including him in India’s World Cup squad initially.
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Usman Qadir remembers late father Abdul after getting maiden Pakistan call-up

  • Like every father, Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir also harbored the dream of seeing his son Usman play for the country although the latter had left to play for Australia a couple of years ago.
  • Usman, who is also a leg-spinner like his late father, made his debut in Pakistan’s domestic cricket in 2010.
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‘I don’t enjoy the word Control’ – Sourav Ganguly might drop ‘control’ from BCCI

  • Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian cricketer, has been in the thick of things after being crowned as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
  • The Prince of Kolkata became the second Indian skipper after 65 years to be given the massive role.
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Daniel Vettori to earn a whopping amount per day as Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach

  • Daniel Vettori has taken over as Bangladesh’s spin-bowling coach and is set to become the highest-paid coach for the Asian side if his daily income in the job is taken into account.
  • In 100 days, the 40-year-old will be charging huge money from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).
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WBBL 2019: Marizanne Kapp joins wife Dane van Niekerk in elusive club after taking a hat-trick

  • Marizanne Kapp joined her wife and teammate Dane van Niekerk in the list of players who have taken a hat-trick for Sydney Sixers.
  • Niekerk had taken a hat-trick for the Sixers a couple of years ago. She was also playing the match and picked up a couple of wickets conceding 18 runs.
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MS Dhoni’s house in Ranchi lights up on the festival of Diwali

  • MS Dhoni hasn’t been around for quite some time when it comes to action on the cricket field.
  • The veteran was last seen on the pitch in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup versus New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
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Mustafizur Rahman has a cheeky birthday wish for David Warner

  • Besides it being the opening game of the summer, the match also marked the return of the superstar duo of David Warner and former captain Steve Smith on home soil.
  • Batting first, skipper Aaron Finch (64 off 36 balls) and David Warner (100* off 56 balls) got the Australians off to a great start.
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