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.

Darren Sammy
Darren Sammy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Fair & Lovely advertisement in India hints at colourism: Darren Sammy

  • The occurring gave rise to an outrage around the world. A hashtag ‘BlackLivesMatter’ also did the rounds for some time.
  • Even the cricketers have spoken up on the matter and urged people to raise their voice against it.
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Rajat Bhatia recalls on-field spat between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli

  • No one could’ve anticipated that the tournament would eventually emerge as the premier domestic league across the globe.
  • With the shimmer attached to it, the IPL also mounts pressure on a player, often resulting in emotions taking hold of him.
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Virat Kohli is the best all-time one-day batsman: Aaron Finch

  • Aaron Finch, the Australian ODI and T20I skipper, has named Virat Kohli as the greatest cricketer in the one-day format of the game.
  • Finch reckons that the Delhi-born Virat has shown a stupendous level of consistency across formats for an extended time period.
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Rohit Sharma is a ‘readymade choice’ to replace Virat Kohli as the captain: Aakash Chopra

  • India has had good captains in the past. Previously, whenever a captain was replaced, his successor did well.
  • The Indian captain and vice-captain have led the Indian team from the front and have been consistent performers.
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Wisden names Ravindra Jadeja as India’s ‘Most Valuable Test Player’ of 21st century

  • Ravindra Jadeja, the prolific Indian all-rounder, has been named as India’s ‘Most Valuable Test Player’ of the 21st century by Wisden.
  • Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has even promoted him up the order to increase the scoring rate.
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MS Dhoni wasn’t a big fan of DRS, Virat Kohli is: Aakash Chopra

  • Aakash Chopra, the former Indian cricketer, said that MS Dhoni, the former Indian skipper, wasn’t quite fond of the Decision Review System (DRS) technology.
  • Anil Kumble was the captain of the series, not Dhoni, and from there on India were against using the technology.
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