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What happened in the cricket world today – July 12

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

Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Shreyas Iyer, Jonny Bairstow
Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Shreyas Iyer, Jonny Bairstow. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

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

1. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma celebrate baby Vamika’s six month birthday in a park picnic

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma celebrated the six-month birthday of their child Vamika in a park. Anushka even stated that the smile of her child can change her world.

2. ‘You’re talking about an ICC trophy but he hasn’t even won an IPL yet’- Suresh Raina on Virat Kohli’s captaincy

Suresh Raina feels that it is not easy to reach the final of an ICC tournament and has opined that Virat Kohli needs to be given more time as the captain of the Indian team.

3. Aakash Chopra backs Shreyas Iyer for No.4 slot in T20 World Cup 2021

Former Indian batsman Aakash Chopra has stated that Shreyas Iyer should walk in at the crucial No.4 spot in the Indian batting lineup for the T20 World Cup this year. Chopra added that Iyer is an experienced campaigner.

4. Impossible to remove Ravi Shastri if India wins T20 World Cup 2021: Reetinder Sodhi

Reetinder Singh Sodhi has opined that it will be impossible to remove Ravi Shastri as the Head Coach of the Indian cricket team if India clinches the 2021 T20 World Cup trophy.

5. Jonny Bairstow is the most overrated batsman of the current generation: Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan cricketing legend Shoaib Akhtar feels that Jonny Bairstow is the most overrated willow wielder of modern-day cricket.

6. Suresh Raina refuses to call Team India ‘chokers’, backs Virat Kohli’s men to win an ICC trophy soon

Suresh Raina has stated that the Indian side has won three World Cup titles (two fifty-over titles and a T20I title), and they should not be labeled as chokers.

7. ‘We have good players with experience of IPL’ – Bhuvneshwar Kumar backs India youngsters to shine in Sri Lanka

Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that there are many players in the Indian squad for the Sri Lankan tour who have played a lot of IPL cricket, and they will be confident when they take the field against Sri Lanka.

8. Aakash Chopra opens up on four players RCB might look to retain in IPL 2022

Aakash Chopra has opined that the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) side will retain Virat Kohli, Ab De Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Devdutt Padikkal ahead of the 2022 IPL auctions.

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