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 and Tamim Iqbal
Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India’s Asia Cup squad to be announced on September 1

  • The 2018 Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is scheduled to take place from September 15 and six teams will fight to win the championship.
  • Last time around, the event was held in the T20 format bearing mind the T20 World Cup that followed soon after.
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Shakib Al Hasan returns to Bangladesh squad for the Asia Cup 2018

  • As Bangladesh prepared for the Asia Cup 2018, there was one major concern over the availability of their biggest name Shakib Al Hasan.
  • Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza will be eager to make the best of the momentum they earned with the 2-1 ODI series win in Windies.
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PCB selects 18 players for the training camp ahead of the Asia Cup

Shikhar Dhawan tweaking his technique to be successful in Southampton

  • However, Shikhar Dhawan has reflected on his game and is set to tweak his batting style again at the Ageas Bowl.
  • Like the previous match, Dhawan has once again tweaked his technique to get adjusted to the conditions in Southampton.
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It is about Indian batsmen putting runs on the board: Gautam Gambhir

  • The fourth and penultimate encounter of the series will take place at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
  • India’s bowling has been phenomenal thus far and Gautam Gambhir believes that the home team won’t be undermining the visitors’ bowling by any means.
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Former cricketer and All India Panel Umpire Dharam Vir Pathak found missing

  • Dharam Vir Pathak, who is a former Ranji Trophy cricketer and also an umpire from the All India Panel is reportedly missing from several days.
  • Kapil mentioned that the other members of the family were all asleep when his father left the society in the morning and has not returned home since then.
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Chris Lynn leaves CPL prematurely in a bid to seal a World Cup spot

  • The power-hitting Australia batsman Chris Lynn has joined Queensland Bulls ahead of the domestic One-Day tournament.
  • Lynn last played a domestic One-Day game in 2013 and he was even named the skipper of his team the very next year.
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Asif Iqbal feels Virat Kohli’s captaincy is similar to former Pakistan legend

  • He thrives in demanding circumstances and loves to stand tall while facing extreme challenges.
  • But he failed to lead his team to a victory and a couple of low scores followed which again raised the questions on him.
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Arjun Tendulkar ignored for U19 teams yet again

  • Arjun Tendulkar is not having as smooth a ride as his legendary father when it comes to the evolution with age.
  • This virtually means an end of the road for the bowler’s colt days and he now has to target the senior teams through his performances.
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India shouldn’t be too buoyant in the fourth Test: Sourav Ganguly

  • Virat Kohli’s men thrashed England by 203 runs after losing the first two matches and will need to win the next one in Southampton.
  • India came up with an all-round show at Trent Bridge to surprise England after the innings defeat they suffered at Lord’s.
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Shane Warne asks KL Rahul to match fire with fire against James Anderson

  • He was selected in the national team after his stupendous performances in the Indian Premier League.
  • The 26-year-old came to bat at number in the first Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham and flattered to deceive.
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MS Dhoni finds himself in middle of political crossfire over Shimla visit

  • He visited Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, for a few days along with his wife Sakshi for an Ad shoot.
  • The Dhonis arrived at Shimla’s Jubbarhatti Airport in a chartered flight and left for Charabara’s Wild Flower Hall on Wednesday.
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It’s a shame that Kuldeep Yadav has been sent back to India: Shane Warne

  • Kuldeep Yadav made his Test debut against Australia last year in Dharamsala and played only one more Test in 2017.
  • To add to his agony, Kuldeep couldn’t stay put in his position in the 18-man squad for the last two matches.
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Yuzvendra Chahal writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking strict penalties for animal abuse

  • Chahal, a former chess player, recently played the red-ball cricket in two unofficial Tests for India ‘A’ against South Africa ‘A’, taking five wickets.
  • He fed the animals and also had conversations with the animals’ caretakers and veterinarians over their conservation.
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Cricket match quarrel turns violent in Greater Noida; one critically injured in gunfire

  • Cricket is often termed as a religion in India but there are times when this religion witnesses its darker sides as well.
  • It was learnt that a quarrel started between Iliyas, a resident of Kalonda, and Mohammad Abbas during the match.
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