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

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

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Dwayne Bravo will be available for the 2nd half of IPL 10

  • One of the greatest T20 bowlers off all-time Dwayne Bravo might be forced to sit out for an initial couple of matches of the IPL 2017 due to a hamstring injury.
  • As per the recent reports, Bravo might turn up for the second half of the edition.
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Gautam Gambhir & Rohit Sharma missed the preparatory camp on Saturday

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is just 11 days away and the teams are already gearing up for the big battle ahead.
  • Two of the top teams, Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, will be starting their practice camps from Saturday.
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Australia in India 2017

  • Australia posted 300 runs in their first innings of the final Test at Dharamsala.
  • Skipper Steve Smith hit his third century of the series and David Warner, Matthew Wade backed him up with fifties.
  • For the hosts, Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4/68 on the day.
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South Africa in New Zealand 2017

  • The first day of the final Test between South Africa and New Zealand was marred by rain.
  • Only 41 overs could be played on day 1. South Africa posted 123/4 before the rain gods intervened on the day.
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Shahid Afridi expresses displeasure at the possible return of Salman Butt

  • Former Pakistan captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi expressed his displeasure on the possible return of Salman Butt to the national side.
  • He hinted that bringing back tainted players will only create a negative example for the other players.
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Shahid Afridi no longer part of Peshawar Zalmi

  • After a successful season of the PSL for Peshawar Zalmi, the dangerous all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced that he will no longer be part of the franchise.
  • He bid adieu to the Zalmi side after having played 2 editions of the tournament for them.
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PCB to address the India-Pakistan bilateral series issue in the upcoming ICC meeting

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is soon going to take up the issue of India’s bilateral series with Pakistan in November-December at the International Cricket Council meeting this year.
  • There has been a long tussle between the two boards regarding the bilateral series.
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Ravichandran Ashwin goes past Steyn’s record of most Test wickets in a single season

  • Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin might not be at his best in the ongoing series against Australia but his figures this season cannot be ignored.
  • He went past Dale Steyn’s tally of 78 wickets (2012-13 season) to register the most Test wickets in a single season.
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Vijay Dahiya not surprised by Kuldeep’s heroics

  • The only left-arm chinaman bowler to have ever graced the game from India, Kuldeep Yadav finally got his opportunity in the national colors when he took the field in Dharamsala.
  • He returned with figures of 4/68 in his debut innings. Former Kolkata Knight Riders coach Vijay Dahiya had seen Kuldeep during the IPL.
  • He said that he expected Kuldeep to perform well at the highest level.
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Tamim Iqbal becomes 1st Bangladesh batsman to reach 10,000 international runs

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Saturday became the 1st Bangladesh batsman to register more than 10,000 runs in international cricket during the opening ODI against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
  • Tamim scored a brilliant 127 in the match.
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Shikhar Dhawan strikes form in Deodhar Trophy

  • The quarter-final match of the Deodhar Trophy saw out of form batsman Shikhar Dhawan get back among the runs in some style.
  • The out of favor Indian opener scored a whirlwind ton that set up a clinical win for India B.
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Kuldeep Yadav bowled a lot of different deliveries: Matthew Wade

  • Amidst the beautiful mountains of Dharamsala, the final of the India vs Australia Border-Gavaskar Trophy went underway on a clear morning.
  • Kuldeep Yadav made his debut for India and returned with figures of 4/68 in the first innings.
  • Talking about his bowling, Australian wicket keeper batsman noted that the young chinaman had a lot of variations in his kitty that kept the Aussie batsmen perplexed.
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Shane Warne taught me the flipper that got me Warner: Kuldeep Yadav

  • The first day of the fifth and the final Test match between India and Australia was marked by a brilliant bowling performance by debutant Kuldeep Yadav.
  • Yadav’s maiden Test wicket was David Warner. Yadav credited the art of learning that particular flipper delivery to former Australian legend Shane Warne.
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