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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Hotstar)

I told Ravi Shastri that NZ deserved to finish the game off: Virat Kohli after super over win

  • Visitors needed one win to clinch the series and hosts badly needed a win to keep their series winning hopes alive.
  • Eventually, Rohit Sharma’s twin sixes in the super over clinched the game and series for Men in Blue.
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I had packed everything, took me 5 minutes to find abdomen guard: Rohit Sharma on Super Over

  • India took on New Zealand in the third T20I at Seddon Park and went on to clinch the series victory in what was a thrilling game.
  • The Indian vice-captain went on to add that he had no idea if the training was possible for a super over.
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‘There shouldn’t be any Super Overs at all’ – Kane Williamson after the T20I defeat against India

  • Since then, the Kiwis have found themselves in six Super Overs in T20Is and one in ODI cricket and won only once, against Australia in 2010.
  • KL Rahul contributed 27 runs, while for the New Zealand team, Hamish Bennett picked 3/54 in his four overs.
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ACC to meet in February to discuss hosting of Asia Cup 2020 in Pakistan

  • The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will hold a meeting in February to discuss the organisation of Asia Cup scheduled in Pakistan in September this year.
  • Since Pakistan is set to host the edition, uncertainty looms over India’s participation since political relations between the two neighbours are low at the moment.
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Mohammad Shahzad signs with Chitwan Tigers for 2020 Everest Premier League

  • The fourth edition of Nepal’s Everest Premier League will be seeing a host of international stars coming their way.
  • The first edition of the tournament was held in September 2016. The matches will be played on a single round-robin basis and then playoffs will happen.
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PCB should focus on communicating better with senior players, suggests Mohammad Hafeez

  • Former Pakistan T20 skipper Mohammad Hafeez made yet another comeback in international cricket in the home t20 series against Bangladesh.
  • Both the senior players played vital roles as Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 2-0 in the t20 series recently.
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