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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the latest news from the fraternity that hogged the limelight.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni plays a shot. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2018: Quinton de Kock to miss the game against CSK

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will miss the services of Quinton de Kock for their next game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • It is a blessing in disguise for the Men in Red as they were facing a selection conundrum ahead of their clash against MS Dhoni and his team.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ireland name the team for the historic Test match against Pakistan

  • The visiting team Pakistan is currently placed at the seventh position in the ICC rankings for Test teams.
  • However, the selectors have not shown enough faith in spinner George Dockrell. He was also left out in the last few clashes during the World Cup Qualifiers.
  • (Read more about the story)

Surrey to pay Virat Kohli nominal match fees for his stint in the County Championship

  • Virat Kohli is set to play for Surrey in the month of June as the news was confirmed earlier this week by the County club itself.
  • Virat Kohli is keen on ensuring some game time before the tour and is least cared about the amount being paid to him.
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IPL 2018: Stephen Fleming believes that one bad game doesn’t demand changes in team

  • The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been one of the most formidable teams in the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • In a tournament like the IPL, almost every team goes through a phase where they stumble.
  • (Read more about the story)

Reaching the 8th spot in Test ranking is Bangladesh’s biggest achievement: Shakib Al Hasan

  • Captain Shakib Al Hasan considers this a far bigger success than the 6th or 7th position in the ODI Rankings.
  • Shakib also defines the meaning of this success for the Bangladesh cricket team, and that it is an indicator of the toil the boys.
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Shubman Gill reveals what went through his mind after dropping Dhoni’s catch

  • His match-winning unbeaten knock of 57 runs helped his team gun down the target of 178 runs with utter ease.
  • His match-winning unbeaten knock of 57 runs helped his team gun down the target of 178 runs with utter ease.
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IPL 2018: Eliminator and Qualifier 2 to be moved to Kolkata from Pune

  • The MCA Stadium was previously the host of the Rising Pune Supergiant, who was led by the enigmatic Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
  • MS Dhoni’s men are most likely to qualify for the playoffs and Pune won’t have the privilege of watching India’s favourite son.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2018: Chris Gayle’s dominance rubbing off on Rahul and Nair, feels Viv Richards

  • However, the former legend Viv Richards feels that Gayle’s energy has rubbed off on his teammates like KL Rahul and Karun Nair.
  • He also believed that the energy of Gayle has helped the team’s cause and is hoping them to go all the way this year.
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England legend Jonathan Trott to retire after the end of this season

  • The 37-year-old was out of contract at the end of this season and, with Warwickshire keen to rebuild the team.
  • His abrupt departure from the 2013-14 Ashes tour with a stress-related illness cut short his international career.
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IPL 2018: More than the defeat, MS Dhoni miffed with the fielders not being attentive

  • It is always a rare sight that Ravindra Jadeja who is touted as one of the best fielders in the country drops catches.
  • Though he directly didn’t put blame on any player, it was clear that he was pointing at the missed catches from Jadeja.
  • (Read more about the story)

Indian squads for Afghanistan and Ireland series to be announced on May 8

  • After the culmination of the IPL 2018, the Indian players will start their preparation for the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan.
  • With the World Cup slated to take place in 2019 in England and Wales, India will be travelling to the UK for a series across all the formats later in the year.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2018: BARC data reveals the most followed team, most loved channel

IPL 2018: Ish Sodhi is trying to pick the brains of mentor Shane Warne

  • The leg-spinner shared his experience and what was his reaction when he got the surprise call to join the Royals.
  • Notably, the Royals are mentored by legendary Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne who had led the side in the inaugural season of the tournament.
  • (Read more about the story)

Hardik Pandya and Karthik bring class and star value with them, says ECB chief Giles Clarke

  • The reigning World Champions in the shortest format of the game, Windies, are all set to clash in the charity match against World XI on May 31 at the iconic Lord’s.
  • Karthik and Pandya have joined the likes of Rashid Khan, Thisara Perera, Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan who are already part of the squad.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2018: Check out the reasons behind MS Dhoni’s best ever form

  • MS Dhoni has been in jaw-dropping form in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • However, the Jharkhand-born batsman has rediscovered his touch and has been a tormenting factor for the opponents.
  • (Read more about the story)

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