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

Indian players. (Photo Source: Instagram)
Indian players

Team India players unveil new Test jersey during headshots session

  • Team India will embark on World Test Championship journey with the two-match series against the Windies on August 22.
  • They have already won the ODI and T20I series on the West Indies tour and will be keen on going past the Caribbean team in the longest format as well.
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I want to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket: S Sreesanth

  • On Tuesday, the BCCI cut short the ban imposed on him for the IPL spot-fixing scandal in 2013.
  • Sreesanth received the news just five months after the Supreme Court of India “set aside” the BCCI ban – originally for life.
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Reports: Mike Hesson receives coaching offer from Bangladesh and Pakistan; declines them

  • Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has reportedly declined a couple of offers from the subcontinent.
  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) were the two subcontinent sides that hoped to rope in Mike Hesson as their national team’s coach.
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Virat Kohli’s stats are exceptional, but Steve Smith is a very big player: Shoaib Akhtar

  • In both the innings, he notched daddy hundreds and helped his team to a thumping 251-run victory.
  • Even in the second Test at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, Smith scored 92 in the first innings.
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Virender Sehwag backs Anil Kumble to become Indian cricket’s chairman of selectors

  • The Indian cricket’s selection committee, headed by MSK Prasad, has faced a lot of criticism over the time being.
  • Their credentials have been questioned on a number of instances, especially because they have a cumulative experience of playing only 13 Tests.
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MS Dhoni batting higher in World Cup semis could’ve made things different, feels Virender Sehwag

  • The memories of India’s 18-run defeat versus New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final are still afresh in the minds of the fans.
  • After a dominating show in the league stages where the team finished on top, Virat Kohli and Co were shown the doors of exit.
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Windies vs India: Ravindra Jadeja on the verge of achieving a special milestone in Tests

  • After comprehensive victories in the limited-overs leg, the Indian team is set to take on the Windies in the longer format starting Thursday, 22nd August.
  • Virat Kohli and team management have to brainstorm in figuring out their best playing eleven, especially their spin combination.
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ECB confirms England’s home season schedule in 2020

  • The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the home season fixture of the Men’s team for 2020.
  • They are set to host West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Ireland next year and will play a total of 6 Tests, 6 One-Day Internationals and 6 T20Is from June to September.
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