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.

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni India
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

MS Dhoni wishes Virat Kohli by referring to his childhood picture

  • The Indian captain and the best batsman in the world at the moment Virat Kohli turned 30 years old today.
  • Social media is flooded with the birthday messages for him on the special occasion.
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IPL 2019: Sridharan Sriram replaces Venkatesh Prasad at Kings XI Punjab

  • The overhaul keeps coming in for Kings XI Punjab as Venkatesh Prasad followed the footsteps of Virender Sehwag to take an exit from the franchise.
  • Venkatesh Prasad was the bowling coach of Kings XI Punjab, who will now be replaced by Sridharan Sriram.
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Mohammad Azharuddin feels Rishabh Pant should be allowed to keep wickets regularly

  • Team India won the first T20I against the Windies comfortably to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Kolkata.
  • But what left perplexed was Dinesh Karthik donning the gloves ahead of Rishabh Pant in MS Dhoni’s absence.
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Carlos Brathwaite compares Oshane Thomas with two former Windies legends

  • Windies are not having a fruitful tour of India at the moment. They’ve already lost the Test and ODI series and went down meekly in the first of the three-match T20I rubber.
  • Having said that, the visitors have found some young talent on this tour.
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It was a terrible feeling to go out of field in debut Test, says Shardul Thakur

  • This has been a season of debutants.
  • India saw a number of youngsters making their first appearance in international cricket over the last few months in Rishabh Pant, Hanuma Bihari, Khaleel Ahmed, Prithvi Shaw and others.
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Mark Taylor quits as CA director, says last 18 months left him exhausted

  • Australian cricket is in the headlines almost every day now, but for not-so-happy reasons.
  • The cricketing nation, which was invincible even a few years back and won their fifth World Cup title in the 50-over format in 2015, is witnessing disappointing outcomes both on and off the field of late.
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Gautam Gambhir refuses to captain Delhi

  • The 2018-19 edition of the Ranji Trophy is currently taking place and a few encounters in the event have already been staged.
  • The next set of matches start on November 12 with 17 matches to be played.
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Dale Steyn showers praises on current South African bowling attack

  • South African fast bowling spearhead Dale Steyn was all praises for his side’s bowling attack and believes the current crop of bowlers are amongst the best in the world.
  • The Proteas were clinical on Sunday as they humiliated hosts Australia in the first of 3 ODIs Down Under.
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IPL 2019: Delhi Daredevils confirm Shikhar Dhawan’s return to the franchise

  • Shikhar Dhawan is all set to play for the Delhi Daredevils in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The franchise confirmed the same on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
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PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani to take a call on Sarfraz Ahmed’s future as captain

  • Newly appointed PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani will take a call on Sarfraz Ahmed’s future as captain of Pakistan after taking into account the cricket committee’s recommendations.
  • Mani’s statement regarding Sarfraz’s captaincy came after Mohsin Khan, the chairman of the PCB committee, had suggested that Sarfraz Ahmed be relieved of Test captaincy.
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Carl Hooper slams senior Windies players for pulling out of India tour

  • Former Windies captain, Carl Hooper wasn’t happy with his team losing the first T20I in Kolkata.
  • In the absence of a senior players, their batsmen struggled to put up a decent total on the board.
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Gautam Gambhir stirs a new controversy questioning the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption policy

  • It is not common for an Indian cricketer to be critical of another member of the fraternity or the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) either.
  • But Gautam Gambhir is one of the most vocal names in the current generation.
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India vs Windies: Lucknow T20I will be a low-scoring affair, says local curator

  • The five-match ODI series between India and Windies that ended earlier this month witnessed quite a run feast with five out of 10 innings having 300-plus scores.
  • However, the fans are unlikely to see similar run fests in the three-match T20I series which started on November 4.
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