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

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

There were several important news stories that hogged the limelight in the cricketing world today.

Virat Kohli Doppelganger
Virat Kohli Doppelganger. (Photo Source: Instagram)

India vs England: Virat Kohli’s doppelganger spotted in the stadium during Ahmedabad Test

  • Even if you look like a celebrity, you will become famous.
  • During the 4th Test match between India and England at Ahmedabad, a doppelganger of Virat Kohli was spotted in the stadium.
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Rohit Sharma is the best batsman in the world right now: Manoj Tiwary

  • Manoj Tiwary stated that Rohit Sharma is the best in the world at present.
  • Tiwary praised Rohit and stated that the India star is the only batsman who knows where his off-stump is.
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PSL 2021: Alex Hales issues clarification after his post about food invited criticism for PCB

  • England star Alex Hales has revealed the reason behind posting the photo of the food provided to him during his stay in Pakistan for the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
  • Hales’ post came just moments after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that it has postponed the tournament in the wake of several positive COVID-19 cases.
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‘I feel sorry for your parents’ – Rohan Gavaskar shuts down a fan who trolled him over nepotism

VVS Laxman reveals the story behind Harbhajan Singh’s jersey number

  • Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has revealed a funny story about Harbhajan Singh and his jersey number.
  • Laxman stated that when the manager of the Indian side came to Harbhajan, the off-spinner stated that the Air India flight number should be his jersey number.
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Ben Stokes has won the battle against Virat Kohli: Graeme Swann

  • Former England spinner Graeme Swann has opined that Ben Stokes has won his duel with Virat Kohli after dismissing the India skipper on day two of the ongoing fourth Test in Ahmedabad.
  • Swann was referring to the heated exchange that took place between Stokes and the India skipper on day one of the game.
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ICC on the verge of identifying mastermind of global fixing in cricket

  • In their fight against corruption in the game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is all set to take a huge step by publicly naming and shaming the fixers.
  • According to a report, ICC’s ACU believes that most cases around the world can be linked back to 10 or 12 individuals working as bookies in India.
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‘I’ll practice it on my husband’ – Dipika Pallikal jokes she will try ‘hook punch’ on Dinesh Karthik

  • During an interaction, Palikkal threw a joke that she would practice the hook punch on her husband, Dinesh Karthik, an Indian cricketer.
  • Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal, the winner of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, and boxer Nikhat Zareen were recently seen together as a part of a panel of inspiring and successful women.
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‘There should be strict inquiry against the medical panel’ – Shoaib Akhtar tears into the PCB after PSL gets postponed

  • Shoaib Akhtar is a cricketer who does not shy away from making his opinions known to the world.
  • The former speedster tore into the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials and stated that it is time for some blame-game.
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IPL governing council looking to conduct matches in Kolkata after state election results

  • It has been speculated that the tournament will start on April 10, or sometime around those dates. The window for the tournament has been finalized, but the venue has been a concern.
  • IPL governing council has been waiting for the election poll dates of some states like West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, so that the schedule doesn’t clash with the tournament.
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