Top Stories: Things that made news in the Cricket World Today

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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Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe Tests in November:
  • Zimbabwe Cricket has agreed to play a two-match Test series against Bangladesh in November this year. The tour which was planned to take place in January 2016 has been rescheduled to November, BCB president Nazmul Hassan said. The two boards will discuss the schedule on the sidelines of the ICC meeting in Dubai later this week.
Shaun Marsh breaches Cricket Australia’s new regulations:
  • The new regulation came into force as a result of the International Cricket Council directive for member countries to adopt the British Standard as the new standard for helmets, and CA had informed their players in August that the rule would be applied from the latest season.The umpires have been carrying out constant checks in the on-going Matador cup and Shaun Marsh failed to comply with the new regulation and was promptly reprimanded by Stephen Bernard, the match referee.(Read more about the story here)
Delhi add uncapped players to their squad:
  • Delhi have named first class new entrants Nitish Rana and Sarang Rawat in their squad to face Vidarbha in the Ranji Trophy from October 8 to 11. Rana, a 21-year-old left-hand batsman, has played three List A and six Twenty20 matches, while Rawat, a 19-year-old medium-pacer is yet to represent his team at the senior level.
Heavy rain postpones practice game:
  • West Indies’ three-day practice match at the SSC has been postponed by one day due to bad weather in Colombo. The match against Sri Lanka Cricket Board President’s XI, led by Lahiru Thirimanne, had been scheduled to begin on Thursday, but now has been rescheduled to begin on Friday.
Victoria bulldoze CA XI:
  • Victoria 1 for 81 (Finch 45*) beat Cricket Australia XI 79 (Pattinson 4-18, Holland 3-17) by 9 wickets
NZ A win a nail biter:
  • New Zealand A 305 for 4 (Bracewell 83, Nicholls 79, Pollard 54) beat Sri Lanka A 290 (Vithanage 120, Gunathilaka 65, Milne 3-49) by 15 runs.
BCCI seeks report on crowd disturbance from Odisha association:
  • BCCI president Shashank Manohar has sought a report from the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA), within the next 48 hours, over the crowd disturbance incident that impaired the second Twenty20 between India and South Africa.
I would like to play at Eden whenever I plan to retire: Harbhajan Singh:
  • “I have not planned anything but yes, whenever I would think I would like to play my last game at the Eden. But that has got to be in a Test,” Harbhajan, who has a Test hat-trick at this venue during the 2001 Test win against Australia, said.
No water bottles in Barabati stadium next time: Odisha Cricket Association:
  • “We would inform the BCCI that such incidents would not be repeated in future. Water bottles would not be allowed inside the stadium and we would follow the guidelines of ICC,” said Behera the OCA secretary.
We will aim for more run out opportunities: David Miller:
  • “Here in Kolkata being a smaller boundary, there’s going to be a lot less twos and more ones. It’s a ground where there can be runouts. A little fumble here and there when batters going for a two may just give a chance. Hopefully we can see some more run-outs tomorrow,” Miller, who ran Rohit Sharma out with a direct throw, said a day before the start of their final T20I against India.
Will play as long as I enjoy the game: Yuvraj Singh:
  • “I enjoy playing cricket and it was always my passion as a young kid. So, as long as I am enjoying it, I want to play,” Yuvraj told mediapersons ahead of their Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Mumbai.