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.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Hotstar)

India vs Bangladesh: Rohit Sharma abuses as third umpire goofs up

  • An otherwise cool customer on the ground, Rohit Sharma showed his angry face during the high-pressure second T20I against Bangladesh in Rajkot on Thursday.
  • The 32-year-old was seen gesturing at the third umpire in the 13th over when the visitors were batting after the latter gave Soumya Sarkar not out in a decision.
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He should make his own name: Yuvraj Singh on Shivam Dube being compared to him

  • Comparisons between a newcomer and a legendary cricketer is nothing new in the game of cricket and India’s latest T20I player Shivam Dube could not evade those comparisons either.
  • Even before he could set his foot on the field for his first-ever international game, he was compared to none other than Yuvraj Singh who is arguably India’s greatest match-winner in limited-overs cricket.
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New Zealand umpire, who officiated in 3rd T20I vs England, was previously a porn star

  • The England Cricket team’s tour of New Zealand is in full flow. The caravan of the five-match T20I series will move to McLean Park in Napier where Eoin Morgan’s side will look to seek parity in the rubber.
  • After starting the series with a clinical seven-wicket win in Christchurch, they have since then proceeded to drop back-to-back rubbers in Wellington (by 21 runs) and Nelson (by 14 runs).
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I never thought even in my dreams that I will be the captain of Bangladesh: Mominul Haque

  • It is no secret that Virat Kohli’s consistency across all formats has the cricket world in awe.
  • Bangladesh’s newly-appointed Test captain Mominul Haque has also hailed Kohli as the best player in the world.
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Justin Langer hopeful that Steve Smith will become No.1 batsman in all three formats

  • Australia’s domination in the T20s in their home summer has extended in the ongoing series against Pakistan.
  • And, one of the major reasons why the Men in Yellow have been doing pretty well in the shortest format of the game lately is because of the form of their dynamic top-3 in David Warner, Aaron Finch, and Steve Smith.
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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals set to play their three home games in Guwahati

  • The champions of the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals are all set to play three of their home fixtures at Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati, Assam.
  • Manoj Badale, the owner of the Rajasthan Royals, in presence of the Assam Cricket Association Secretary, Devajit Lon Saikia confirmed the developments on Thursday about the north-eastern state of India will be hosting as many as three games in the IPL 2020 edition.
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Rashid Latif wants three new-comers in Pakistan’s playing XI in 3rd T20I

  • Everyone who follows Pakistan men’s cricket must know the fact that their limited-overs opening batsman Fakhar Zaman is going through a horrific form at the top of the order.
  • His ODI numbers are decent whereas his T20I records in the recent past are disastrous.
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7 feet 5 inches tall Muhammad Mudassar set to be the tallest cricketer in PSL

  • The Pakistani cricket team is currently on the tour of Australia where they are locking horns against a rampaging Aussie unit.
  • The Men in Green- the current No.1 ranked Twenty20 Internationals- ushered in a new era under the leadership of Babar Azam.
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Scoring at international level isn’t that easy: Shubman Gill

  • Youngster Shubman Gill, who is regarded as the next big thing in Indian cricket has already made an impact on the international scene by his performances in Under-19 cricket.
  • Shubman was named the Player of the Tournament in the previous edition of the Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand last year.
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Misbah-ul-Haq appointed Islamabad United coach; lands in ‘conflict of interest’ issue

  • ‘Conflict of interest’ is a term that you would have heard in the past few years on numerous occasions.
  • And, if you are a Pakistani cricket fan, you would be hearing it every single day. Conflict of interest basically refers to a situation where an individual is holding more than one portfolio.
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Adam Gilchrist predicts his semi-finalists for T20 World Cup 2020

  • The euphoria around the ICC T20 World Cup is starting to pick up. 2020 is supposed to be a big year for T20 cricket with two World Cups set to be staged in Australia.
  • While the Women’s T20 World Cup will be played in February-March, the Men’s event will take place later in the year in October.
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