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.

Sumit Nagal, Virat Kohli & Roger Federer
Sumit Nagal, Virat Kohli & Roger Federer. (Photo Source: Twitter)

West Indies vs India: Ravi Shastri explains the reason behind picking Ravindra Jadeja ahead of Ravi Ashwin

  • It would not be completely wrong to say that India are yet to come to a conclusion on whom to play as the sole spinner in overseas Tests.
  • The new management has given up on India’s traditional way of always playing with two frontline spinners.
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If I didn’t have Virat Kohli supporting me, I don’t know what I would have done: Sumit Nagal

  • Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal has become a household name in India and rightly so.
  • In a game where India have not enjoyed much success as far as singles are concerned, Nagal has raised the hopes of millions with his recent exploits in the US Open.
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Shakib Al Hasan mentally not prepared to captain Bangladesh in Tests and T20s

  • Amidst all the happy run on the cricket field, Shakib has faced a lot in the backdrop because of a number of injuries.
  • The situation seems to have taken a toll on him, so much so that the veteran doesn’t wish to lead the national team even in Tests and T20Is.
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IPL 2020: Sourav Ganguly would be ‘more than happy’ to have Ravi Ashwin in Delhi Capitals

  • In the last two editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Ravi Ashwin had the chance of captaining the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
  • The Punjab-franchise is one of the teams to not have gotten their hands on the coveted trophy.
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Mumbai’s heaviest cricketer is keeping an eye on the burly Rahkeem Cornwall

  • The tweaker bowled the most number of overs for his team, 41, and picked up the wickets of Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohamamd Shami.
  • He also took a couple of sharp catches to send back openers- Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul.
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West Indies vs India: Hanuma Vihari dedicates his maiden Test century to his late father

  • After a truckload of runs at the domestic circuit, Hanuma Vihari made his international debut versus England last year in September.
  • Following a year of grill and grind, the Andhra Pradesh-born batsman has gotten his maiden international ton.
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Najibullah Zadran disappointed after not getting to bat higher up the order

  • The Afghanistan national team has produced quite a few explosive batsmen in the last few years and it has served it well at the international level.
  • One of them is Najibullah Zadran, who has the reputation of hitting the long ball.
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West Indies vs India: Gavaskar and Bishop slam criticizers of Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling action

  • He became the third Indian bowler after Harbhajan Singh and Irfan Pathan with a hat-trick in the format.
  • In the meantime, amidst his excellent show with the leather in hand, he also had to face a lot of criticism.
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