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.

Hasan Ali and Shamia Arzoo
Hasan Ali and Shamia Arzoo. (Photo Source: Twitter)

I don’t think you understand the premise of the joke: Jimmy Neesham explains his joke on Virat Kohli

  • Jimmy Neesham is a very active Twitter user. He consistently tries to entertain his fans through social media.
  • There were multiple occasions during the World Cup where he played around as well.
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Hasan Ali’s fiancé isn’t a cricket fan

  • Her name is Samia Azroo and she is a flight engineer who is associated with Emirates Airlines.
  • They met a year ago and their friendship grew and they have now decided to get married.
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Shoaib Akhtar, Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee criticize Test jersey with names and numbers

  • Traditionally, the Test cricket is played in the white kit with only the logo of the sponsors adorning the sleeves of the shirt.
  • But in recent times, domestic cricket scene in England and Australia saw the First-Class cricket being played with white jersey having the players’ names and numbers on the back.
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Wolves never perform in a circus: Navdeep Saini on his tattoo after dream T20I debut in Florida

  • Navdeep Saini got his maiden international cap in India’s first T20I versus the Windies at the Lauderhill, Florida.
  • In his very first over, Nicholas Pooran clobbered him down the track for a humungous over-boundary.
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Thank God he didn’t die: Shoaib Akhtar reminisces his deadly bouncer to Brian Lara

  • Shoaib Akhtar, the former Pakistan fast bowler, used to ruffle a lot of feathers during his playing days.
  • The Rawalpindi Express used to cross the 150 kph mark on a pretty consistent basis and the batsmen were mostly reluctant to come on to the front foot while facing him.
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Windies vs India: Washington Sundar joins Mashrafe Mortaza in a unique T20I record

  • Washington Sundar made his comeback into the Indian team for the three-match T20I series versus Carlos Brathwaite’s Windies.
  • The opening encounter of the series took place on August 3, at Florida, Lauderhill and Sundar didn’t flatter to deceive.
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Wasim Akram explains how he would bowl to Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni

  • He would’ve been a very effective T20 bowler, given the way he bowled in 50-over cricket.
  • Akram could make the batsmen dance to his tunes and it was very hard to get him away.
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Ashes 2019: Mitchell Johnson tries to decipher the method of getting Steve Smith out

  • On day one of the first Ashes Test, the focus was on Steve Smith, who was making a comeback to the longer format after a gap of 16 months following the ball-tampering scandal.
  • And he hasn’t looked rusty by any means. In fact, he pulled his team out of the pits in the first innings with a sparkling knock of 144 off 219 balls, decorated with 16 glorious boundaries and a couple of sixes.
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