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.

Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Reports: Zaheer Khan to be the bowling mentor for Mumbai Indians

  • Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan is set to replace Lasith Malinga in a mentoring role for Mumbai Indians.
  • Malinga, who took over as the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians after going unsold in the last season may return to play again.
  • (Read more about the story)

It was completely their decision, says Virender Sehwag after leaving Kings XI Punjab

  • Virender Sehwag and Kings XI Punjab parted ways ahead of the next season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
  • The former cricketer himself announced the same on his official Twitter handle.
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Sachin Tendulkar has a message for all cricketers eyeing World Cup berth

  • After five shots at the World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar finally managed to lay hands on the coveted trophy in the sixth attempt at his hometown back in 2011.
  • He is one of those few players who suffered the pain of coming close and remaining far for twenty years and hence, he knows the value of the ultimate prize more than anyone else.
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India vs Windies: Bench strength must be tested before the World Cup, says Rohit Sharma

  • After a stupendous ODI series win, Rohit Sharma will take over the Indian leadership role from Virat Kohli in the T20I series which will kick-start on Sunday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
  • This is the format the Windies enjoy the most and the hosts cannot afford to get casual even once during the series.
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Jayant Yadav to lead India in Emerging Teams Asia Cup

  • The Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Sri Lanka is set to get underway on December 2 and will continue until December 17.
  • In the meantime, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) junior selection committee has announced a formidable 15-man Indian squad for the 50-overs tournament.
  • (Read more about the story)

I am sure MS Dhoni will do well in Australia: Ashish Nehra

  • There has been a lot of talk about MS Dhoni’s waning abilities with the bat. He has struggled considerably this year and failed to score even a half-century in the ODIs.
  • Moreover, once the selectors axed him from the T20Is against the Windies and Australia, there were talks about his place in the ODI team also under threat.
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Rohit Sharma boosted by Australia Test call-up: Sourav Ganguly

  • Rohit Sharma has been a fulcrum of the Indian limited-overs setup over the last few years with tons of runs at the top of the order.
  • The reason that he converts his starts into substantial scores makes him an ominous prospect for the opponents.
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Arjun Tendulkar left out of U19 squads for Challengers Trophy

  • Left-arm fast bowler Arjun Tendulkar, also the son of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, has been making the headlines for quite a while now.
  • He has been straining of late to get into the India U19 teams.
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Indian team opts for a four-day practice game ahead of the first Test against Australia

  • The Indian team, before playing their first Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval starting December 6th, has opted for a four-day warm-up match instead of a three-day game.
  • The first of the four Tests begins at Adelaide with the subsequent games to be played at Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney.
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India vs Windies: CWI announces Andre Russell’s replacement for the T20I series

  • After losing the Test and ODI series on the tour, Windies were expecting to put up a much better performance in the T20I series.
  • But they were severely jolted with Andre Russell, their best T20 player, ruling out of the series due to the knee injury.
  • (Read more about the story)

Brian Lara believes an Indian batsman is mentally strong to succeed in Australia

  • Not many showed interest in the two-match Test series between India and Windies.
  • But all the eyes were on the 18-year-old prodigy Prithvi Shaw who made his international debut in the first match and scored a scintillating century.
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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma head to Haridwar on the eve of Kohli’s birthday

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli, who has been rested from the T20I series against the Windies and in a short break will travel to Haridwar with his wife Anushka Sharma to spend his birthday in the Holy city.
  • Virat landed at the Jolly Grant Airport from where the couple made their way to Narendra Nagar.
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My sister’s advice helped me regain my confidence: Jaydev Unadkat

  • A terrific performance for the Rising Pune Supergiant in 2017 helped Jaydev Unadkat eke out a whopping amount of Rs 11.5 Crores in the auction earlier this year.
  • Expectedly, the pressure of the price tag got to him and the left-arm pacer put up an underwhelming show in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the last season.
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India vs Windies: Reason why Bhuvneshwar Kumar isn’t playing the Kolkata T20I

  • India are all set to play the first of the three matches in the T20I series at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
  • Prior to the 20-overs fixtures, India played a Test and an ODI series and emerged victorious in all the matches.
  • (Read more about the story)

Sachin Tendulkar loves to watch Virat Kohli’s cover drives

  • Virat Kohli is leaving the cricket experts in his awe with the way he is batting at the moment.
  • In the recently concluded ODI series, the Indian captain amassed 453 runs in the five outings at an unimaginable average of 151 and clearly, he didn’t look in trouble at all during his stay at the crease.
  • (Read more about the story)