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 limelight all day.

Zareen Khan
Zareen Khan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Zareen Khan quashes the rumours of romance with Fakhar Zaman

  • The rumours of the cricketers and Bollywood celebrities having a liking towards each other keep on surfacing every now and then.
  • This time around it is the turn of Zareen Khan, the prominent actress, to be in the news for the same reason as she was known to have romancing with the star Pakistan cricketer Fakhar Zaman who recently hogged the limelight for becoming the first batsman from his country to notch up a double century in the ODIs.
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Asia Cup 2018: MS Dhoni is the reason behind Bashir Chacha sporting an India jersey in the final

  • MS Dhoni is known to be one of the calmest and nicest people on and off the field. He has got a great fan following and people from around the world admire the genius that he is.
  • The former Indian skipper was a part of the recent Asia Cup triumph and also led the team in the game against Afghanistan.
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India vs Windies: Cricket West Indies announces ODI and T20I squads

  • As the Windies get ready to face off against India in the ODI and T20I series, the Cricket West Indies has made a big announcement regarding selection.
  • The board has finalized its squads for the two series, but surprisingly, there are two big names who will not feature in any of the limited-overs encounters against India.
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Prithvi Shaw should not bother about comparisons: Mohammad Azharuddin

  • Prithvi Shaw, with a century on his Test debut, grabbed a lot of attention. At the age of just 18, this kid has shown a lot of maturity and didn’t show any nerves in his maiden international game.
  • This has resulted in raising up tremendous expectations from the youngster.
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Mohammad Hafeez thanks his wife and a former cricketer for persuading him not to retire

  • Mohammad Hafeez has had a fairytale return to Test cricket. After being picked in the squad after a gap of two years, the veteran didn’t leave any stone unturned.
  • He scored 126 runs on day-1 in the first Test against Australia. His innings helped his side end the day with a commanding score of 255/3.
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When MSD asked Rohit Sharma to let Khaleel Ahmed hold the Asia Cup

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni might not be the leader of the Indian cricket team anymore but one can’t take the leader out of him.
  • It was revealed once more after the final of the recently held Asia Cup in the UAE where Dhoni had asked captain Rohit Sharma to let youngster Khaleel Ahmed hold the trophy.
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Shaheen Shah Afridi replies the selectors with his performances after being ignored for Australia series

  • The 18-year-old Shaheen Shah Afridi has been one of the best finds of Pakistan in the recent times. In his teen years, he grabbed the headlines in the U19 World Cup first.
  • Since then, there hasn’t been any looking back for this young man.
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Prithvi Shaw’s marketing firm seeks heavy compensation from Swiggy, FreeCharge

  • In this age of brutal brand preservation, the slightest of slip can land one in deep trouble.
  • Youngster Prithvi Shaw slammed his maiden Test hundred in his debut match against the Windies recently in Rajkot and amid all the positive vibes, there were also some not-so-good experiences for a couple of firms who used the batsman’s name to invite legal wrath.
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Ravindra Jadeja will look to build on his impressive form: VVS Laxman

  • Ravindra Jadeja didn’t play the first four of the five-match series against England in the Test.
  • However, he delivered with both willow and the leather in the final match at Kennington Oval in London.
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Virat Kohli and other players likely to be rested for more games ahead of 2019 World Cup

  • Indian cricketers and the team management will stick to their resting policy for a while as Virat Kohli and others could be rested ahead of the World Cup.
  • The team management and the selectors are eyeing to keep their fringe players fresh ahead of the mega event next year in England.
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The door remains open for Dwayne Bravo: Cricket West Indies CEO

  • After the two-match Test series, the Windies are scheduled to play five ODIs, which gets underway on Sunday, October 21 at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.
  • Previously, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced a pool of 25 members for the series and the 35-year-old all-rounder Dwayne Bravo wasn’t a part of the setup, something which furrowed many eyebrows.
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