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.

Imad Wasim
Imad Wasim of Pakistan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim set to enter wedlock this month

  • Though he couldn’t pick up a whole lot of wickets, Wasim was effective with the bat in hand with three scores in the 40s lower down the order.
  • He also became the Player of the Match versus Afghanistan for his unbeaten 49 under pressure. In that game, the left-arm spinner picked up a couple of wickets as well.
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Union Sports Ministry critical of BCCI for conducting ‘unauthorized’ dope test on Prithvi Shaw

  • Prithvi Shaw, the talented 19-year-old Indian cricketer, has recently been handed over a backdated eight-month suspension.
  • The ban is seemed to have started to commence of March 16, 2019 and will stay until November 15, 2019.
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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly backs Kohli over voicing support for Ravi Shastri as coach

Ashes 2019: Joe Root and coach Trevor Bayliss frustrated over Tim Paine’s handshake tradition

  • The excitement surrounding the 2019 Ashes between Australia and England is on an escalation.
  • The opening game is set to start on August 1 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham.
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MS Dhoni still country’s best finisher and wicketkeeper, says MSK Prasad

  • However, Dhoni made it a tad easier for the selectors by making himself unavailable for a few months as he decided to take army training.
  • Chairman of the selection committee MSK Prasad, also a former India wicket-keeper, had said in the past that a legendary player’s Dhoni knows when to take calls over retirement.
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Details on Terbutaline – The drug which got Prithvi Shaw suspended

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCI) recently handed Prithvi Shaw with a backdated eight-month suspension.
  • The same is for the reason that he was tested positive for ingesting a prohibited substance – Terbutaline, which is found in cough syrups.
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Can learn by watching Ravi Ashwin bowl, says Nathan Lyon who has a wicket more than India offie in Tests

  • Lyon has played 18 Tests against England so far in which he has taken 65 wickets at an average of 29.64.
  • However, his favourite opponents remain India against whom he has claimed 85 scalps in as many Tests at an average of 32.60.
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Ravichandran Ashwin remembers his first date with CCD; condoles VG Siddhartha’s tragic death

  • The country is taken aback by the shocking death of VG Siddhartha, the founder of India’s largest homegrown coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD).
  • The body of the billionaire coffee tycoon, also the son-in-law of former Karnataka chief minister SM Krishna, was found on the banks of Nethravathi River in Mangaluru on Wednesday.
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