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.

Khaleel Ahmed
Khaleel Ahmed. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India vs Windies: ICC reprimands Khaleel Ahmed for giving a send-off to Marlon Samuels

  • The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Ian Gould and Anil Chaudhary, third umpire Paul Wilson, as well as fourth umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin.
  • Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 percent of a player’s match fee, and one or two demerit points.
  • (Read more about the story)

S Sreesanth’s wife Bhuvneshwari lashes out at Bigg Boss host Salman Khan

  • Tainted Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth is currently taking part in the Bigg Boss Season 12 and has turned out to be a controversial figure inside the house.
  • In the meantime, Bhuvneshwari Kumari, to whom the speedster has been married ever since December 2013, has come out in his support.
  • (Read more about the story)

India vs Windies: Injured Ashley Nurse doubtful for the final ODI

  • Windies’ hopes of winning the ODI series against India in their own den were shattered with a huge loss of 224 runs in the fourth match in Mumbai.
  • However, the Caribbean side has been jolted with a severe blow as Ashley Nurse is doubtful for the fifth and final match.
  • (Read more about the story)

BPL 2019: Complete list of players and their prices

  • The first season of the BPL took place in 2012. After the second season, the event was marred by match-fixing scandals.
  • The tournament is also set to mark the return of Bangladeshi batsman Mohammad Ashraful, who was a part of the scandal.
  • (Read more about the story)

Reports: Sourav Ganguly not pleased with CoA changing rules in domestic cricket

  • The Committee of Administrators (CoA), appointed by the Supreme Court, has once again faced criticism for its frequent changes in domestic cricket.
  • However, after facing criticism from other state associations, the CoA was forced to retract its decision and in turn roll back the change.
  • (Read more about the story)

Sourav Ganguly isn’t surprised by MS Dhoni’s axing from T20Is

  • Albeit he has been impressive behind the stumps and as a mentor, his batting has been way below-par.
  • Despite his poor form, the 37-year-old is expected to be a vital cog in India’s setup for the World Cup next year.
  • (Read more about the story)

Mohammad Hafeez thanks Aaron Finch for a memorable gift to his son; the latter responds

  • The Aussies, led by Aaron Finch, were taking on the hosts Pakistan in a three-match T20I series.
  • However, the Men in Green were too good for Australia as they completed a rare 3-0 whitewash.
  • (Read more about the story)

India vs Windies: Supporters resort to looting vendor’s soft-drinks at Brabourne Stadium

  • The fourth ODI between India and Windies at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai turned out to be a drab affair as the Men in Blue emerged victorious by 224 runs.
  • The occurring panned out at Gate Number 5, Block Number 14 after India posted 377 runs in their allotted 50 overs.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza name their new born son

  • Following the wedding, Sania was a recipient of severe criticism for getting hitched to someone from across the border.
  • However, the couple has passed the test of times and has given couple goals to many aspirant lovebirds.
  • (Read more about the story)

Expect a hostile reception in England next year, Joe Root cautions David Warner

  • The Aussies, who once followed a strategy of intimidating the opponents successfully, have started getting the taste of their own medicine.
  • He said never in his career did he feel bad to leave the ground during a game after facing verbal abuse.
  • (Read more about the story)

Selectors did not consult me when picking Ranji squad, says Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary

  • The latest addition to the controversy is the allegation by captain Manoj Tiwary that the senior selectors did not consult him.
  • He said he was made the captain for the entire season just a few months back and was wondering what could have made the authorities take such drastic step.
  • (Read more about the story)

Hasan Ali congratulates Babar Azam for clinching the no.1 spot in ICC T20I rankings

  • Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali congratulated his teammate Babar Azam after the opener clinched the no.1 position in the ICC batting rankings for T20Is.
  • The Aussies endured a spectacular collapse in the first T20I in Abu Dhabi after finding themselves in tatters at 22 for 6 while chasing 156.
  • (Read more about the story)

Mohammad Amir cites the reason behind his dip in form

  • Ace Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir has faced the heat of the national selectors in the recent times.
  •  But a poor show in the Asia Cup 2018 saw Amir lose his place in the national side across the three formats.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ajit Agarkar all praise for Khaleel Ahmed after successful outing in Mumbai

  • He bowled a maiden during his spell as well. The highlight of the spell was his ability to shape the ball both ways.
  • Former Windies cricketer Phil Simmons looked surprised to see that Khaleel Ahmed only bowled 5 overs in the match.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shreyas Iyer hopeful of a long run in the national side

  • Shreyas Iyer dreams of playing the ICC World Cup scheduled in England next year and he is optimistic about his chances.
  • The Indian middle-order has seen an intense competition for berths of late though Iyer doesn’t complain about it.
  • (Read more about the story)

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