What happened in the cricket world today – April 21
Here is a fast summary of the events that took place in the cricket world today.
Updated - Apr 21, 2021 8:19 pm
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the cricket world today.
1. ‘It’s like watching an intra-squad match’ – Ryan Campbell on Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians’ jerseys
The Delhi Capitals (DC) and the Mumbai Indians (MI) do not have a lot of differences in their jerseys. And, former Australian cricketer and present coach of the Dutch cricket team, Ryan Campbell has opined that he felt that the match between Delhi and Mumbai felt like an intra-squad match.
2. Mumbai Indians talent scout Kiran More tests negative for COVID-19
There is some good news coming in for the Mumbai Indians (MI) side as their talent scout Kiran More has tested negative for Covid-19. More is a former Indian cricketer as well.
3. Gautam Gambhir was a big-game player, want to emulate him: Devdutt Padikkal
Devdutt Padikkal has stated that Gautam Gambhir is a player who has done well for his side in crunch situations. The RCB batsman has revealed that he wants to emulate Gambhir.
4. KL Rahul’s batting is a viewers’ delight: Ramiz Raja
Former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja has opined that Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper KL Rahul’s stroke play is aesthetically pleasing.
5. With Ricky Ponting around, my captaincy is going great: Rishabh Pant
Delhi Capitals’ (DC) skipper Rishabh Pant has revealed that with the guidance of Head Coach Ricky Ponting, his captaincy is going on very well.
6. MS Dhoni’s parents test positive for COVID-19; admitted to private hospital in Ranchi
There is some bad news that has come MS Dhoni’s way, as both his parents have tested positive for Covid-19. Dhoni is currently involved in the 14th edition of the IPL.
7. IPL 2021: Sunil Gavaskar impressed with MS Dhoni’s captaincy after CSK’s win over RR in Mumbai
Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar has hailed MS Dhoni’s captaincy skills and has opined that the CSK skipper was spot on with all his moves in the match between CSK and RR.
8. ‘Of course, he is just phenomenal’ – VVS Laxman heaps praises on AB de Villiers for his creativity, fitness and appetite
Batting legend VVS Laxman has lavished praise on RCB batting behemoth AB de Villiers. Laxman stated that de Villiers has the ability to take the viewer’s breath away with his innovation.