What happened in the cricket world today – July 6
Here is the quick wrap-up of the events that matter in the world of cricket.
Updated - Jul 6, 2021 7:54 pm
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the world of cricket today.
1. Very excited and looking forward to work with Rahul Dravid: Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav has stated that the tour of Sri Lanka is his first cricket tour with Rahul Dravid and he is eager to work alongside the Indian cricketing legend.
2. ‘It will be absolute chaos at the ECB’ – Nasser Hussain on ECB’s challenge while selecting fresh squad for PAK series
A total of 7 members of the England cricketing contingent have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the series against Pakistan. And, Nasser Hussain feels that chaos will now be prevailing in the ECB.
3. Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh: Sean Williams, Craig Ervine and Kevin Kasuza to miss one-off Test
Three of Zimbabwe’s first choice cricketers, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine, and Kevin Kasuza will not be playing the one-off Test match against Bangladesh that will take place on 7th July 2021.
4. ‘We are here to have fun, not thinking about that’ – Suryakumar Yadav reacts on Arjuna Ranatunga’s ‘second-string’ remark
Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav has opined that the Indian players are looking to enjoy themselves in the series against Sri Lanka and take a lot of positives with them from the tour.
5. We should stop watching Sri Lanka’s matches even on TV: Arjuna Ranatunga
Sri Lankan cricketing great Arjuna Ranatunga has strongly stated that the Sri Lankan cricket board is responsible for the miserable performance of the Sri Lankan cricket team.
6. If I can do something good in Sri Lanka, my father’s soul will get peace: Chetan Sakariya
Indian bowler Chetan Sakariya has revealed that if he can perform well for the Indian side in the series against Sri Lanka, his father’s soul will rest in peace.
7. ‘Mahi Bhai always helped me’ – Ruturaj Gaikwad credits MS Dhoni for showing confidence in him
Ruturaj Gaikwad has heaped praise on MS Dhoni and has added that the confidence that Dhoni had in him has helped him in his career.
8. I think it’s only going to move the game forward’ – Meg Lanning stresses five-day Test contest for women
Australian cricketer Meg Lanning has opined that five-day Test cricket for women will increase awareness about the game. She also stated that pushing for five days makes a lot of sense as well.