What happened in the cricket world today – July 23
Here are the important news stories that grabbed the spotlight in the world of cricket today.
Updated - Jul 23, 2021 8:13 pm
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the world of cricket today.
1. Virat Kohli did not play in the era of Sachin Tendulkar, stop comparing them: Shoaib Akhtar
Pakistan cricketing legend Shoaib Akhtar is of the opinion that Sachin Tendulkar should not be compared with Virat Kohli as both of them belong to totally different eras.
2. Shane Warne backs Josh Inglis to succeed Tim Paine as Australia’s Test wicketkeeper
Australian spin wizard Shane Warne is confident that Josh Inglis will be the successor to Tim Paine behind the stumps in Test cricket for the Australian side.
3. Bangladesh vs Australia: Mushfiqur Rahim to miss T20I series
Bangladesh veteran cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim will not take part in the upcoming T20I series against Australia due to quarantine issues.
4. Shoaib Akhtar reveals what Babar Azam needs to do to surpass Virat Kohli
Shoaib Akhtar feels that if Babar Azam wants to surpass Virat Kohli, then the Pakistan batting superstar should score runs while chasing. Akhtar also added that Kohli and Azam can once again be compared after 10 years.
5. T20 World Cup 2021: Shoaib Akhtar predicts Pakistan to defeat India in the grand finale
‘Rawalpindi Express’ Shoaib Akhtar has stated that Pakistan and India will play the final of the 2021 T20 World Cup, and the Indian side will lose to Pakistan in the summit clash.
6. ‘It is all MS Dhoni’s legacy’ – Danish Kaneria credits former Indian captain for grooming Deepak Chahar and other players
Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has stated that MS Dhoni’s legacy has played a pivotal role in the performances of Deepak Chahar and Ravichandran Ashwin with the willow in recent times.
7. Even India B can beat full strength Pakistan team: Danish Kaneria
Danish Kaneria feels that even the India B team can beat the Pakistan side currently. Kaneria also felt that India and West Indies will play the final of the 2021 T20 World Cup.
8. ‘You have a big heart’ – Dhanashree Verma pens heartfelt note to wish husband Yuzvendra Chahal on 31st birthday
Dhanashree Verma, the wife of Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that she has learnt a lot from her husband. Verma also added that she is proud of the Indian bowler. Chahal turns 31 today.