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What happened in the cricket world today – August 28

Here is the quick wrap-up of the events that matter in the world of cricket today.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Tabraiz Shamsi
Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Tabraiz Shamsi. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Here are the titbits of news that matter in the world of cricket today.

1. England should win at Leeds but might just take longer than they thought: Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan reckons that England will win the third Test against India in a convincing fashion. (READ MORE)

2. Pakistan needs Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik for T20 WC: Shahid Afridi

Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi has opined that the Pakistan side needs Shoaib Malik and Mohammed Hafeez for the T20 World Cup, as both these veterans have served the nation well. (READ MORE)

3. ‘There are only 11 places, someone’s got to sit out’ – Jonty Rhodes talks on Ravi Ashwin’s exclusion in England Tests

Jonty Rhodes feels that the selection of Ravichandran Ashwin in the Indian Test team is up to Indian skipper Virat Kohli. (READ MORE)

4. England bowlers looked exasperated and kept bowling on the leg side to Cheteshwar Pujara: David Lloyd

David Lloyd is not happy with England’s tactics of bowling to Cheteshwar Pujara on his pads on Day 3 of the third Test match. (READ MORE)

5. ‘Batsman can even stand on the middle of the pitch’ – Sunil Gavaskar on umpires asking Rishabh Pant to change his stance

Sunil Gavaskar is not happy with the umpires asking Rishabh Pant to change his stance in the third Test against England. (READ MORE)

6. Excited to play in the IPL since I’ve never played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Tabraiz Shamsi

South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has stated that he is excited to take the field in the second half of the IPL that will be held in the UAE. (READ MORE)

7. I have never seen Cheteshwar Pujara batting like the way he did on Day 3 against England: Ashish Nehra

Former Indian cricketer Ashish Nehra has opined that Cheteshwar Pujara’s batting style has helped him amass over 6000 runs in Test match cricket. (READ MORE)

8. Not a single conversation regarding Cheteshwar Pujara’s form has happened inside the team dressing room: Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma has stated that the Virat Kohli-led side is not worried about Cheteshwar Pujara’s form as the Indian No.3 has done well for the country for a number of years. (READ MORE)

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