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 stole the limelight today.

Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha. (Photo Source: Twitter)

England vs India: Wriddhiman Saha might miss out on the Test series

  • India, yesterday, won the T20I series versus England by 2-1, which also marked their maiden T20I series triumph on English soil.
  • However, they have had their reasons to worry with a few injury concerns over the past few weeks.
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Mohammad Amir reveals the Bollywood actor he would want to act in his biopic

  • From a 17-year-old sensation in the cricketing arena to a crestfallen star due to his involvement in the spot-fixing to rising from the ashes again, Mohammad Amir has seen it all.
  • Currently, he is the bowling spearhead of Pakistan cricket team but very few would’ve given him the chance to make a comeback after being banned for five years for the sin he committed.
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You’ve just got to take your hat off to Rohit Sharma, says James Anderson

  • Rohit Sharma played one of his best T20I knocks as he became only the second player ever to score three tons in the format.
  • He remained unbeaten exactly on 100 off just 56 balls with 11 fours and five gigantic maximums during his stay in the middle.
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MS Dhoni reveals the best learning he gained during the victorious IPL 2018 campaign

  • The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were by far the most balanced and experienced line-up in the recently concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and thus the MS Dhoni led side played an exciting and dominating brand of cricket throughout the tournament to win their third IPL title.
  • Recently the former Indian skipper celebrated his 37th birthday and Dhoni shared some learnings and his all-round experience with the CSK unit.
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Aaron Finch becomes the no.1 T20I batsman

  • The T20I tri-series involving the hosts Zimbabwe, Australia and Pakistan came to an end on Sunday.
  • Also, on the same evening, the three-match series in the same format between India and England concluded with the visitors winning the contest.
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Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan set to make Bollywood debut

  • Mohammed Shami and his wife Hasin Jahan have been involved in a bitter spat over the last few months.
  • The latter had accused her husband cricketer of being involved in the extra-marital affairs and also filed a complaint against him.
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India were probably on top of their game: Eoin Morgan after the final T20I

  • England posted a total of 198 in the final T20I against India with the series at stake.
  • Though it is a good total in a 20-over game but on a feather bed like the one that was rolled out in Bristol it was never going to be enough.
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Shoaib Akhtar wants Glenn Maxwell to apologise to Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed

  • Pakistan famously won the recently concluded T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe by defeating Australia in a thrilling game on Sunday.
  • Fakhar Zaman led the way for them in the chase of 184 runs with a 91-run knock.
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Sourav Ganguly gives his views on yo-yo test, says it makes the team fitter

  • The yo-yo fitness Test has become quite a debatable topic among cricketers and cricket pundits.
  • While some feel that the Test, which has to be taken at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore to prove fitness, is important for a place in the team, others oppose this idea and say that one’s talent should not be hampered due to fitness.
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AB de Villiers opens up on his IPL future

  • The sensation of South African cricket AB de Villiers shocked the cricketing fraternity by retiring from international cricket in May.
  • Nobody saw it coming as he was playing the best cricket of his career after making a comeback earlier this year in the Tests against India.
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Priyanka Chopra will be a great choice to play a biopic on me: Mithali Raj

  • The Women’s World Cup 2017 was a huge success. The tournament which was won by England women proved to be a spectacle.
  • India ending as runners up brought a lot of change with respect to the stature of women’s cricket in the country. There is a lot of emphasis being placed on women’s cricket at the moment.
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T20 Blast game rescheduled to avoid a clash with England’s FIFA World Cup semi-final match

  • England invented the game of cricket but the following for Football is substantial in the country as well and the fans are all set to stand by their team in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
  • The team led by Harry Kane who is Virat Kohli‘s favourite player is set to play their semi-final of the mega event against Croatia.
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I haven’t seen anyone hit the ball as hard as Rohit: Hardik Pandya

  • India registered a splendid run chase in the third T20I to win the series 2-1. The chase couldn’t have been comfortable without Rohit Sharma’s magnificent batting at the top.
  • He went on to score an astounding century from just 56 balls.
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BCCI expecting Mohammed Shami to return to India Test team

  • After a not so impressive outing in the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League, Mohammed Shami was faced with another issue – that of not clearing the yo-yo fitness test, which led to him being kept out of the one-off Test against Afghanistan.
  • But only a few days ago, Shami, after putting in a lot of hard work, cleared the test and is now hopeful to be named in the Test squad to face England.
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T20 Blast: Shaun Marsh picks up an injury, to undergo scans

  • Australia’s middle-order batsman Shaun Marsh has only been restricted to Test and ODI cricket as far as his assignments with the national team are concerned.
  • Australia played an ODI, T20I series in England and then the T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe but Marsh wasn’t included in the squad for the shortest format.
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