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.

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Yuvraj Singh to make a comeback after announcing retirement last year

  • A little over a year ago, all-rounder Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. In June 2019, the veteran decided to call it quits from the game.
  • After entertaining the fans for about a decade and a half, he took the tough call to hang his boots.
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Steve Smith reveals current best ODI batsman, his all-time favourite fielder and more

  • Former Australia skipper Steve Smith, along with his teammates, has returned to cricket after a break of around six months.
  • He is currently in England on a limited-overs tour with three ODIs yet to be played.
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Dawid Malan displaces Babar Azam to become No.1 batsman in T20Is

  • The 33-year-old left-hander has progressed four places after a series-topping run aggregate of 129, which included a player of the match effort of 66 in the first fixture.
  • Malan, whose previous best ranking was second in November last year, is now eight rating points ahead of Pakistan’s Babar Azam.
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Reports: Sarfaraz Ahmed had reservations playing the third T20I against England

  • Sarfaraz Ahmed’s career for Pakistan went into the doldrums after the national team’s shambolic performance in the 2019 World Cup.
  • In the mega event, the Men in Green couldn’t make the semis after some hefty defeats in the league stage.
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Chris Lynn might not get a game with Mumbai Indians this year: Sanjay Manjrekar

  • The IPL mega event is going to hit floors soon in UAE and a lot of speculations around the same are going on and on.
  • In the same light, former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar is of the opinion that Chris Lynn might not land up in playing XI of Mumbai Indians even once.
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IPL 2020: CSK pacer Deepak Chahar tests negative for COVID-19 after completing 14 days of quarantine

  • Things are returning back to normalcy slowly for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ahead of their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against the Mumbai Indians (MI).
  • Most of the members of their team who were tested positive a couple of weeks ago, have returned with two negative tests upon the completion of their 14-day quarantine period.
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IPL 2020: CSK’s overseas stars Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir and Mitchell Santner to reach UAE on September 12

  • Only 10 days are left for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the overseas players have also started joining their respective teams.
  • Only players from England and Australia will arrive late (on September 17) and are likely to miss the first match of their teams.
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Yasir Arafat accuses Pakistan Cricket of favouritism; says he always felt unwelcoming in the team

  • The former Pakistan cricketer Yasir Arafat has accused the team management of favouritism.
  • This came after Pakistan’s national team has been stormed with allegations and criticism from a lot of former cricketers.
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