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What happened in the cricket world today – March 26

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer ruled out of entire tournament

  • Shreyas fell awkwardly on his left shoulder while successfully intercepting a drive from Jonny Bairstow during the eighth over.
  • Owing to the injury, Iyer has been ruled out of the remaining of the ODI series against England along with the entire IPL 2021.
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BCB upholds Shakib Al Hasan’s NOC for IPL 2021

  • In the IPL, Shakib would be representing the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after being picked for INR 3.2 crores.
  • The BCB even thought of reconsidering Shakib’s NOC for the tournament.
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India vs England: 22 test COVID-19 positive after IIMA students attended the opening T20I

  • As per reports, five students were tested for the virus to start with, but the numbers have increased significantly since then.
  • On March 23, as many as 11 students tested positive for coronavirus.
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T20 Blast 2021: Worcestershire sign Sandeep Lamichhane for the tournament

  • This will be the first stint for the 20-year-old in England, having featured before in several other T20 leagues around the globe.
  • On Thursday, Worcestershire head coach Alex Gidman talked about the young spinner and what he adds to the squad.
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IPL 2021: Mike Hesson confirms AB de Villiers as RCB’s first-choice wicketkeeper

  • The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) saw the franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) finishing at the fourth position.
  • Apart from AB, RCB has two Indian keepers in their squad too in Mohammed Azharuddeen and KS Bharat.
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Reports: ICC set to amend ‘soft signal’ rule before the World Test Championship final

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC), going by reports, is set to make changes to the ‘soft signal’ rule before the final of the World Test Championship.
  • If the TV umpire doesn’t find enough evidence to overturn the decision, the on-field call remains.
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A special bug put Sussex’s opening County Championship match at a risk

  • The infestation of daddy longlegs has put Sussex’s first game of the County Championship against Lancashire at risk.
  • The match was going to be played at the County Cricket Ground in Hove, the home ground of Sussex.
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VVS Laxman picks Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav in his India’s squad for T20 World Cup 2021

  • The 2021 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled in India, is around the corner and all the international teams have already started their preparations.
  • Thus, while selecting the squad, India will face a great dilemma regarding whom to pick and whom to leave.
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