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.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan slapped with a two-year suspension

  • Shakib Al Hasan, the ace all-rounder of the cricket team, has been in the thick of things for quite some time.
  • He was mostly in change when the Tigers’ players conducted the strike against the country’s cricket board.
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Mahmudullah to lead Bangladesh in T20Is against India; Mominul Haque appointed Test captain

  • The news of the left-hander missing out on the India tour was doing the rounds since morning on October 29 and by evening it was confirmed.
  • hey will embark on a month-long tour on Wednesday with the first T20I set to be played on Sunday in Delhi.
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India vs Bangladesh: BCB accepts BCCI’s request to play day-night Test in Kolkata

  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has accepted the BCCI’s request to play the Kolkata Test under lights.
  • They will play three T20 International before the two-match series commences on November 14.
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The reason why India has opposed Day-Night Tests so far

  • Ever since the inception of Day-Night Tests, barring India and Bangladesh, all the major Test playing nation has played in the format.
  • Ever since 11 encounters have taken place thus far out of which all of them have produced results.
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Bookie had approached Shakib Al Hasan ahead of IPL 2018 game between SRH and KXIP; WhatsApp chat details released

  • He was banned after accepting three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
  • According to the ICC’s media release, the bookies had approached Shakib Al Hasan thrice in 2018 with once during the IPL in the same year.
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Team India could give outdoor sessions a miss courtsey Delhi’s hazardous air

  • Team India is all set to host Bangladesh for a three-match Twenty20 International series which will be followed by a couple of Test matches in Indore and Kolkata.
  • Team India is set to arrive in the national capital on October 31 and has two training sessions planned.
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Alex Carey appointed Australia A skipper for the warm-up match against Pakistan

  • Alex Carey has been appointed Australia A skipper for the upcoming three-day warm-up match against Pakistan.
  • The selectors have made it clear that the spots are up for grabs in the Test side for the upcoming two-match series.
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Pakistan Cricket Board allows tainted cricketer Sharjeel Khan to play club cricket

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given the nod to tainted cricketer Sharjeel Khan to take part in club cricket and this could be a turning moment in his career.
  • The 30-year-old succeeded in his second attempt in the PCB’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit’s written test.
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