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 stole the limelight today.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2019: Shikhar Dhawan to play for Delhi Daredevils after 11 years

  • After a lot of deliberations and discussions, it is understood that Shikhar Dhawan will be plying his trade for the Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2019.
  • The left-hander was reportedly unhappy with the Sunrisers Hyderabad not retaining him before the auction in 2018.
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T10 League 2018: Pravin Tambe joins Karachians for the second season

  • Although 47 years old, cricket seems to be still running in every vein of Pravin Tambe. The leg-spinner shot up to fame when he made his IPL debut at 41 for the Rajasthan Royals.
  • He has played 33 IPL games since 2013 and accounted to 28 wickets.
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It is a very big deal to play for India at the age of 18, says Shikhar Dhawan about Prithvi Shaw

  • Shikhar Dhawan, the dynamic Indian opener, hasn’t been in the best of his colours off late.
  • His lack of form cost him his place in the Indian Test squad for the recently concluded series against Windies, in which the 18-year old Prithvi Shaw replaced him.
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Indian Cricket is in danger, says Sourav Ganguly in his letter to BCCI

  • Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has expressed his grave sense of worry about the BCCI and the handling of their issues.
  • As of late, Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) has been erratic in taking decisions.
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Reports: Misbah-ul-Haq not to participate in PSL 4

  • Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq will not be playing in the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), according to sources close to the subject.
  • He has led the defending champions Islamabad United to two PSL titles and is with the franchise for the last three seasons.
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Khaleel Ahmed is an exciting prospect: India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun

  • The Indian cricket team has produced a number of exciting fast bowlers over the last few years.
  • The likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah have turned out to be tormenting factors for the oppositions, especially in limited-overs cricket and somewhat in red-ball cricket as well.
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After receiving a warm welcome, Virat Kohli leaves a special note in visitors’ diary at Kerala hotel

  • The Indian cricket team, led by Virat Kohli, were treated to a warm welcome in Kerala when they landed at Thiruvananthapuram in a specially chartered flight from Mumbai after a delay of one hour.
  • The team arrived on Tuesday to be welcomed by thousands of fans at the airport.
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UAE T20X 2018-19: Shakib Al Hasan permitted to take part in the tournament

  • Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been given a No Objection Certificate (NOC) by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to take part in the upcoming UAE T20X, which gets underway on December 23 and will end of January 11.
  • He is set to join the likes of Steve Smith and Andre Russell. He is currently recovering from a finger injury, which he suffered earlier this year.
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Ambati Rayudu gave up his favourite food to make it to Team India

  • Ambati Rayudu has settled the number four debate once and for all with his consistent showing in the ongoing ODI series against the Windies.
  • After scoring a half-century in the series opener, he backed it up with a scintillating century in Mumbai.
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India vs Windies: Virat Kohli eyeing a rare record as the Indian skipper

  • To win any match, a team needs to be at its potential best on the field.
  • Having said that, there’s a lot that comes into play- the pitch, the playing conditions, the crowd support and the toss.
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We don’t just play against India, we learn from them too: Nic Pothas

  • The ongoing series between India and Windies has been quite a thrilling series to watch.
  • Unlike the Test matches which was a one-sided affair, the One-Dayers have been really intriguing.
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ICC charges Nuwan Zoysa under Anti-Corruption code

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Sri Lankan bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
  • Mr Zoysa has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect.
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MS Dhoni will come good: India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun

  • Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni has had a torrid time of late.
  • Back in July when the Men in Blue played a three-match ODI series against England, the veteran was booed by the audience at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground.
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Pakistan vs Australia: PCB launches inquiry after the biscuit trophy debacle

  • The T20I series that Pakistan and Australia were fighting for had a biscuit as its trophy. Pakistan won the series fair and square trashing Australia 3-0.
  • However, the Biscuit-trophy has certainly got the World of Twitter storming, with memes all around the social media website.
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Two UP cricketers stay in the team despite failing the yo-yo test

  • Yo-Yo test has created quite a bit of stir in the Indian cricket this year. To make it to the national team, the team management has made it mandatory these days to clear the fitness test.
  • The likes of Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Ambati Rayudu have been sidelined previously from the Indian team.
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