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.

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly
Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Rahul Dravid stopped Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly from playing the 2007 T20 World Cup: Lalchand Rajput

  • Lalchand Rajput, the former Indian coach, revealed how Rahul Dravid stopped the likes of Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar from playing the 2007 T20 World Cup.
  • The T20 World Cup was also MS Dhoni’s first assignment at the highest level.
  • (Read more about the story)

No training camp for Team India before August: Sourav Ganguly

  • Back in March, Indian cricket came to a halt after their home ODIs against South Africa had to be shelved due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The cricketers have been spending their time in lockdown with their family, though a few of them have returned to the park.
  • (Read more about the story)

I feel MS Dhoni should play for India again: Kuldeep Yadav

  • Kuldeep Yadav, the Indian chinaman bowler, reckons that MS Dhoni’s days for Team India aren’t over.
  • The 25-year-old said that the team is missing the 38-year-old and wants him to don the national colours again.
  • (Read more about the story)

Former cricketer Sanjay Dobhal passes away aged 53 after late detection of COVID-19

  • The Coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc across the world and even the cricketing arena has not been spared.
  • Several cricketers have already contracted the virus while Pakistan’s former first-class cricketers Zafar Sarfaraz and Riaz Sheikh succumbed to it.
  • (Read more about the story)

Sharanya Sadarangani becomes the first women’s cricketer to play in the 2020 ECS T10 League

  • Sharanya Sadarangani, on Monday, June 29, became the first women’s cricketer to take part in the ongoing edition of the European Cricket Series T10 League (ECS).
  • Her team went on to lose the game by five wickets. KSV made a horrendous start and were reduced to 51 for nine in only the seventh over.
  • (Read more about the story)

India’s Nitin Menon becomes the youngest ICC Elite Panel Umpire

  • India’s Nitin Menon has been included in the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for the season 2020-21.
  • The other members of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires are Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Michael Gough.
  • (Read more about the story)