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.

Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza host dinner for the newlyweds Hasan Ali and Shamia Arzoo

  • Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali tied the knot with the Indian girl Shamia Arzoo earlier this week in Dubai.
  • Only Shadab Khan amongst the Pakistani cricketer graced his presence with the others busy in the camp going on in Lahore.
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Sourav Ganguly gives his take on whether MS Dhoni should call it a day or not

  • He holds the honorary Lieutenant Colonel rank in the territorial army and served the battalion from July 31 to August 15.
  • It goes without saying that he is at the fag end of his cricketing career, and it’s seems like a matter of time before Dhoni bids adieu.
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Mitchell McClenaghan gets engaged to his long-time girlfriend Georgia England

  • New Zealand cricketer Mitchell McClenaghan got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Georgia England on Sunday.
  • Both of them were in a relationship for quite some time now and have finally decided to get hitched.
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Ashes 2019: Jason Roy vents his frustration in Leeds with the F-word

  • Prior to the start of the 2019 Ashes, the eyes were on Jason Roy, who had done exceptionally in the World Cup.
  • The Durban-born was consistent and the selectors rewarded him with his maiden Test call-up versus Ireland at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
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Sourav Ganguly supports Ravi Shastri for second stint as India head coach

  • Earlier this month, the Cricket Advisory Committee, headed by Kapil Dev, re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
  • The decision brought about a lot of criticism and brickbats for the selection committee.
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Windies vs India: Ishant Sharma credits Jasprit Bumrah for his fifer in the first innings

  • Senior India pacer Ishant Sharma has credited his teammate Jasprit Bumrah for his stunning five-wicket haul against the Windies in the ongoing first Test.
  • After bowling out India for a modest 297, the hosts were looking set to put up a good challenge with the bat.
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Windies vs India: Harbhajan Singh feels Ravi Ashwin is no longer Virat Kohli’s go-to man

  • Ravichandran Ashwin might be feeling hard done after he was not included in the Indian team playing XI for the first Test at Antigua of the ICC World Test Championship.
  • It was a shocker for many former cricketers and Sunil Gavaskar even called it out on air during commentary.
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Sourav Ganguly explains rationale behind R Sridhar pipping Jonty Rhodes for India fielding coach job

  • The majority would have thought that Jonty Rhodes would be India’s new fielding coach when he applied for the post. The reasons were very obvious.
  • The world has rarely seen a fielder like Rhodes. The former South Africa is arguably the finest fielder the game has ever witnessed.
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