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

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

All the latest news from the fraternity that hogged the limelight.

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Australian cricketer David Warner speaks to the media during a press conference. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

IPL 2018: Four England players to leave the tournament early

ICC announces the World XI squad for the charity game against Windies

  • The fixture has been given international status by the ICC, with the proceeds set to go towards the restoration and renovation of five venues in the Caribbean.
  • The Windies, the reigning ICC World T20 champions, will be led by Carlos Brathwaite, with the side full of big-ticket T20 stars.
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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal comes up with serious allegations against Waqar Younis

  • He has revealed that Waqar forced him to take the wicket-keeping duties in Test matches else he would have been thrown out of the Pakistan team.
  • He also claimed that the former Pakistan fast bowler used some harsh words in the fallout about Akmal’s future with the national team.
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Cricket Australia board member Bob Every resigns from his position

  • The Australian cricket has suffered some drastic and painful incidents in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal happened in the third Test match against South Africa.
  • The CA chairman thanked Bob for his responsible services for the Australian cricket and Cricket Australia during his whole term.
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IPL 2018: Dinesh Karthik reveals why Sunil Narine did not open against Mumbai Indians

  • The Kolkata Knight Riders narrowly missed out on chasing 181 against the Mumbai Indians in Mumbai recently.
  • It was surprising to see Chris Lynn open with Shubman Gill in the run chase. Neither Gill nor Lynn could strike big in the powerplay.
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IPL 2018: Ravindra Jadeja reveals the secret of CSK’s success under MS Dhoni

  • After having served the two year ban, the Men in Yellow were back on the IPL roster this season.
  • It is not only the CSK members who are overawed by the form of MS Dhoni but also the opposition team members.
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Misbah-ul-Haq has no regrets about his scoop shot in the WT20 final 2007

  • 24th September, 2007, is the historic date that listed one of the most prestigious and memorable moments in the history of Indian cricket.
  • In the tensed and crucial final game, India batted first and scored 157-5 in their 20 overs, as opener Gautam Gambhir played a splendid knock of 75 runs.
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KXIP’s best chance to win their maiden IPL trophy, feels David Miller

  • However, his old franchise Kings XI Punjab opted to use the Right to Match (RTM) card and got the left-handed player to their side.
  • Speaking about the teammates, Miller said that one gets to learn a lot by being with such players.
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Kris Srikkanth impressed by the performance of spinners in the Twenty20 format

  • Former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth mentioned in his column that the present lot of spinners have adjusted themselves.
  • The former Indian cricketer also mentioned about the massive domination of the spinners in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Virat Kohli will not be treated differently: Surrey Director Alec Stewart

  • The Indian captain Virat Kohli is all set to feature for Surrey in the month of June where he will ply his trade in his maiden County stint.
  • Stewart also cleared that there will be no special treatment given to the Indian captain but he will be the part of the team.
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David Warner and Cameron Bancroft considering a return to club cricket

  • The Northern Territory administrators seem to be keen on taking advantage of this situation and are eager to rope in the duo.
  • Warner has also shown considerable interest in playing in NT, said NT cricket Chief Executive Joel Morrison.
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There is no reason why we cannot beat Pakistan, says Ireland captain William Porterfield

  • The match will be hosted at Malahide, Dublin, giving the hosts an upper hand over the Pakistan team.
  • But he understands the need of the hour is to stay focused on the match and give their best out their on the field.
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The decision to not select Fawad Alam was unfair, says Younis Khan

  • Former Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan calls the decision of not picking young Fawad Alam for the England-Ireland tour “unfair”.
  • The single Ireland Test match starts from May 11, Friday. This will be Ireland’s maiden test after attaining full membership of the ICC.
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IPL 2018: KL wants to bat deep and take his team home

  • KL Rahul has simply been phenomenal for the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The 26-year old also sounded delighted by how he was able to execute his plans to perfection during the run-chase.
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Reports: Young Mumbai batsman to replace Virat Kohli for the Test match against Afghanistan

  • The selectors had picked Iyer as the replacement of Kohli for the final Test match against Australia but he had failed to find a place in the XI.
  • There is also a possibility that most of the players of the Nidahas Trophy are likely to be picked for the two-match T20I series against Ireland.
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