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 all day.

Shubman Gill and Yuvraj Singh
Shubman Gill and Yuvraj Singh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Yuvraj Singh believes Shubman Gill can represent India for a long time

  • Yuvraj Singh is regarded as one of the greatest players in limited-overs formats of his generation.
  • The batting all-rounder played a pivotal part in India’s success in 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup.
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If I had to bowl to Pujara, I would have prayed: Brett Lee

  • India, on Monday, finally ended their long and painful 71-year old wait to win a Test series in Australia.
  • The historic tour, meanwhile, will always be remembered for Cheteshwar Pujara’s remarkable displays.
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Test series win in Australia is an even greater achievement than the 2011 World Cup win: Virat Kohli

  • Virat Kohli created history on Monday as he became the first-ever Indian captain to win a Test series Down Under.
  • The 71-year long wait, according to Kohli, is an achievement even greater than the 28-year long wait which ended on April 2, 2011.
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BBL 2018-19: When James Pattinson playfully sledged Cameron Bancroft

  • Cameron Bancroft, who recently returned to Australia’s cricket after serving a suspension of nine months following the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, was greeted with boos in his return to domestic cricket at Launceston.
  • However, he was also sledged by James Pattinson in the Big Bash League (BBL) when Bancroft was representing Perth Scorchers in their match against Brisbane Heat.
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India were a better team in the series, admits Tim Paine

  • India and Australia played out a draw in the fourth Test after continuous rainfall over the large part of Day 4 and Day 5 affected proceedings and Australia’s chances of equalizing the series.
  • With the anti-climax, India won the series 2-1 and thus creating the history by becoming the first Asian team to win a series Down Under.
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Test series win in Australia bigger than 1983 World Cup triumph: Ravi Shastri

  • India won the four-match Test series against Australia 2-1 after no play was possible on the final day of the last match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
  • The visitors had a golden chance of winning at the SCG, but the rain made sure that the Aussies didn’t have to encounter another defeat.
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PSL 2019: Ali Tareen decides the name for ‘The Sixth Team’

  • Multan Sultans participated in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the first time in 2018.
  • They joined the PSL as the sixth team when Schon group bought the franchise from that region in 2017.
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