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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. (Photo Source: Instagram)

Here’s the amount of money Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma donated to PM CARES and CM Relief Fund

  • Virat Kohli, on Monday, pledged to donate an undisclosed amount to the PM CARES fund and Maharashtra’s CM Relief Fund.
  • Even several Indian cricketers have already pledged to donate a certain amount in a bid to help India fight against the Coronavirus.
  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are being praised for helping the nation during these tough times while Twitterati had also lauded them for not disclosing the amount.
  • (Read more about the story)

‘We are closely monitoring the situation’ – BCCI official opens up about status of IPL 2020

  • The threat of coronavirus has taken the whole world by shock.
  • Compared to other countries, India hasn’t been severely hit but still, the disease could get nasty in a country of 1.3 billion people.
  • Due to this, the rumours regarding the cancellation of the IPL started surfacing everywhere.
  • (Read more about the story)

Mohammad Hafeez opens up on the comparison between Virat Kohli and Babar Azam

  • Since the time Babar Azam made his international cricket, he was seen as a future prospect for the Pakistan side.
  • The right-hand batsman has everything which makes a batsman great.
  • So, it was obvious that the young man would be compared to the other sub-continental star and legend Virat Kohli.
  • (Read more about the story)

Poonam Yadav donates INR 2 lakh to aid in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic

  • The coronavirus has been spreading like wildfire across the globe.
  • The Indian Government had announced a 21-day lockdown until April 15.
  • Indian Women‘s spinner Poonam Yadav also decided to make a contribution to the nation’s cause.
  • (Read more about the story)

Asia Cup 2020 could be cancelled amid the increasing threat of Coronavirus, reveals BCCI official

  • The coronavirus has affected all sectors of society.
  • The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has been holding the Asia Cup every two years.
  • The format of the tournament depends on the upcoming world event.
  • (Read more about the story)

Umesh Yadav opens up about not getting enough chances in the Indian team

  • Back in 2010, when Umesh Yadav burst out in the scene, he was likely to be India’s next big fast bowler.
  • However, the Vidarbha pacer didn’t really the ‘choice of pacers’ in the Indian line-up over the years.
  • In an interview, he opened up regarding his inconsistent run in the Indian team, along with how he manages these things.
  • (Read more about the story)

India’s Australia tour in jeopardy after coronavirus outbreak

  • The massive COVID-19 pandemic could well end up playing spoilsport to India’s tour of Australia later this year.
  • The virus has consumed the lives of over 30,000 globally and the situation has only worsened with time.
  • A six-month travel ban means that no team would be allowed to enter Australia.
  • (Read more about the story)

‘Setting an example’ – Twitter hails Virat Kohli for not disclosing his donation amount

  • Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma, on Monday, donated an undisclosed amount to the PM CARES and Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
  • India has so far more than 1000 positive cases in the country at the moment and there is a possibility of the number going up with the testing increasing in the coming days.
  • Twitterati is praising him even more for not disclosing the amount while a few are interested in knowing the amount as well.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shane Warne picks an all-time Australia Test team with players he played with

  • From Steve Waugh to Ricky Ponting– Australia’s squad was considered as ‘The Invincibles’ due to their domination in all forms of cricket.
  • Shane Warne, who was an integral part of Australia’s squad in all formats, named an all-time Aussie Test squad.
  • Shane Warne picked the opening duo of Matthew Hayden and Michael Slater.
  • (Read more about the story)

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