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.

Sarah Taylor
Sarah Taylor of England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

England wicket-keeper Sarah Taylor retires from International cricket

  • Taylor made her England debut in 2006 and went on to rack up 6,553 International runs- 2nd most by an English Women.
  • But, it was really her magnetic keeping skills, her innovations that created waves across the cricketing folklore
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Reporter asks whether Pakistan players will wear Army caps for Kashmir in first ODI, Misbah-ul-Haq responds

  • One-day cricket returns to Pakistan and to Karachi. Ironically, it is these two teams that featured in the last ODI staged at the National Stadium, Karachi back in January 2009.
  • Misbah-ul-Haq played in that last ODI on Pakistan soil and now ten years on he’ll start his second innings in International cricket as the Head Coach and chief-selector of the Pakistan Cricket team.
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Afghanistan Cricket Board announces the fixtures of domestic T20 league

  • Afghanistan has vastly developed in the last decade in terms of cricket. This year Afghanistan were also successful in winning their first Test match in history.
  • Now, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has been taking steps in bringing their domestic league back after a gap of one year.
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Will be happy to see Rohit Sharma opening the batting in Tests: Ajinkya Rahane

  • Even as his numbers at home have been stupendous, the Mumbai batsman has flattered to deceive in overseas conditions, especially in tough conditions.
  • Moreover, Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari’s consistent shows in the middle order has kept Rohit out of the side in the longest format.
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Australia’s 2020 Test series in Bangladesh confirmed

  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that they will host Australia for a couple of matches next year in the ICC World Test Championship.
  • The visitors lost the opening match in Dhaka by 20 runs, but came back with a seven-wicket victory in Chattogram.
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Yuvraj Singh feels India can try different captain in shorter formats considering Virat Kohli’s workload

  • Virat Kohli has been leading team India for a few years now. The team has done extremely well under his leadership.
  • But every now and then his captaincy skills have come under the scanner especially in the shorter formats.
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Babar Azam’s progress can take him to the category of Virat Kohli and Steve Smith: Sarfaraz Ahmed

  • Babar Azam made his debut for Pakistan back in 2015 and ever since, he has carved himself a reputation as one the national team’s most reliable batters.
  • In both ODIs and T20Is, the Lahore-born talent averages over 50 and has been a thorn in the flesh of the opponents.
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Brett Lee reveals that he and wife Lana became parents 13 weeks ago

  • Brett Lee, the former Australian cricketer, has been married to Lana Anderson since 2014 after one year of dating.
  • Lana is the retired speedster’s second wife after Elizabeth Kemp, to whom Lee was linked from 2006 to 2009.
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