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.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Instagram)

BCCI nominates Rohit Sharma for Khel Ratna; Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma for Arjuna Award

  •  Rohit Sharma, Team India’s vice-captain in the white-ball format has been a prolific run-getter.
  • He is also the first batsman to score four T20I centuries and is the first player to have twin centuries in his maiden appearance as a Test opener.
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‘MS Dhoni chakka maar sakta hai, phir bhi woh rokh raha hai’ – Abdul Razzaq feels India lost 2019 WC game against England deliberately

  • Sometimes a player says something and then it is blown out of proportion by the media or other members of the sports fraternity.
  • According to the few former cricketers of Pakistan, India lost the match deliberately so that Pakistan doesn’t qualify for the next round.
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When RCB rejected to pick MS Dhoni for a strange reason in IPL 2008 Auction

  • Having won the inaugural T20 World Cup in South Africa, he had already made a name for himself.
  • During the bidding, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) was also in the race for quite some time.
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Virat Kohli becomes the only cricketer to be in Top 100 Forbes highest-earning athletes list 2020

  • Out of this, a large amount of $24 million is earned by the cricketer through his brand endorsements.
  • The list this year is headed by Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, whose income has been estimated at $106 million.
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Shahid Afridi trains Kashmir cricketer Mir Murtaza in Pakistan for three months

  • Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has helped Mir Murtaza who hails from Jammu & Kashmir and stays in Anantnag region.
  • He was in Pakistan for three months and stayed in the all-rounder’s itself while he got tips from Afridi and also received training from him.
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Harbhajan Singh compares the captaincy styles of MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma in T20s

  • However, since getting dropped from the national side, the spinner has left no stones unturned in domestic cricket.
  • Having played for Mumbai Indians from 2008 till 2017, Singh has seen IPL trophy wins with the franchise.
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