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.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

‘Ask your great selectors’ – Yuvraj Singh when asked about MS Dhoni’s retirement

  • It’s almost been four months since MS Dhoni hasn’t taken the cricket field.
  • After the 2019 World Cup semi-final disappointment, the Jharkhand-born went on a sabbatical where he also served the Indian Army in the Kashmir valley.
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‘Questions will be raised on Shikhar Dhawan if he fails’ – Sunil Gavaskar

  • Shikhar Dhawan, the left-handed batsman was the top scorer against Bangladesh in 1st T20I for Team India. But, he didn’t look in his top-notch form in the series opener.
  • The Indian opener took 42 deliveries in order to score 41 runs before getting run-out.
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‘Don’t try to be Dhoni, just try to be the best Rishabh Pant’ – Adam Gilchrist has a motivational advice for Indian wicketkeeper

  • Rishabh Pant, the young wicketkeeper was looked down as the replacement of the former Indian skipper MS Dhoni as a wicketkeeper since World Cup 2019 and has been given an ample number of chances to prove his worth.
  • But, he has failed on the majority of occasions.
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MS Dhoni likely to do commentary during historic India-Bangladesh day-night Test

  • The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is leaving no stone unturned for the upcoming historic Kolkata Test between India and Bangladesh.
  • This will be the first time both teams play Test cricket with the pink ball under lights and will be the first day-night Test in India.
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Umpire to be assigned specifically to check front foot and waist-high no-balls in IPL 2020

  • The IPL Governing Council (GC) meeting took place on Tuesday at the BCCI Head Quarters to discuss a slew of issues ahead of the next season.
  • The meeting was chaired by the new IPL chairman Brijesh Patel and the GC is planning to have an umpire assigned specifically to call front-foot and waist-high no-balls during the IPL next season.
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Split One Day Internationals into four innings of 25 overs each: Sachin Tendulkar

  • At the moment cricket is going through a transition state and there are different leagues introduced on league level like The Hundreds by ECB, T10 league and many more.
  • So, now Sachin Tendulkar, who is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the history of cricket has given his opinion on organizing a One Day international game in a unique fashion.
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AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle to feature in Mzansi Super League (MSL) 2019

  • The second season of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) is set to get underway on November 8 and the event promises to be a yet another star-studded affair with big names like AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock, Chris Gayle and more to feature.
  • The MSL 2019 will consist of six teams which will face each other twice before the top three teams qualify for the playoffs.
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Wriddhiman Saha ready to play white-ball cricket for India if the opportunity comes

  • Wriddhiman Saha made an impressive return to the Indian side after a break of 22 months against South Africa and though he didn’t get to do much with the bat, but was superlative with the gloves behind the stumps.
  • He was chosen to keep wickets ahead of young Rishabh Pant, who had done well with the bat in Saha’s absence, but his keeping has been below par.
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India need ‘four pillars of strength’ in T20Is in order to excel: Dean Jones

  • The Indian team lost the 1st T20I against Bangladesh and is now preparing for the 2nd T20I in order to bounce back stronger in the three-match series.
  •  The next contest is scheduled to take place in Rajkot on the 7th of November.
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Rashid Khan emphasizes on playing ‘smart cricket’ leading into West Indies series

  • Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan captain, is fully geared up for the national team’s ODIs, T20Is and the one-off Test versus the West Indies.
  • The tour starts with the first One Dayer on Wednesday, November 6 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Vihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20: Suryakumar Yadav to lead Mumbai in the tournament

  • Suryakumar Yadav, the right-handed batsman will lead the Mumbai squad in India’s premier domestic tournament that will get kicked off from the 8th of November and final to be played on 1st December.
  • Mumbai cricket team will be without the services of their top players, who are currently playing in the national squad.
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‘We definitely need better selectors’ – Yuvraj Singh bats for new selectors

  • It’s not exactly known when he will next be seen, donning the Team India jersey. There have been reports though that he will be returning next year.
  • Days after former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer raised eyebrows with his stinging assessment of the current selection panel, Yuvraj Singh has also slammed the MSK Prasad-led national selection panel.
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Indian players don’t take necessary breaks due to fear of losing their place in the team: Yuvraj Singh

  • Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh has sensationally revealed that the Indian cricketers continue to play even when they are not in a condition to do so.
  • The legendary batsman said that the players ignore their condition and play the game in order to make sure they do not lose their place in the team.
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