Cricket News Today | Kane Williamson to miss T20I series, Tim Southee to lead and more news

What happened in the cricket world today – November 16

Here are the news stories that grabbed the spotlight in the cricketing world today.

Hardik Pandya, Gautam Gambhir, Kane Williamson and David Warner
Hardik Pandya, Gautam Gambhir, Kane Williamson and David Warner. (Photo Source: Getty Images, Twitter and IPL/BCCI)

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

1. I was drawing 10 Lakhs in my second year of IPL, and a couple of cricketers told me I deserve 6-7 Crores: Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has revealed that he was drawing a salary of INR 10 Lakhs in his second year in the IPL, and was told by two cricketers that he deserves to be paid in crores. (READ MORE)

2. If I was a New Zealand supporter, I would’ve demanded a refund: Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has opined that the performance put up by New Zealand in the summit clash of the 2021 T20 World Cup was not worthy of a final, and if he was a New Zealand fan, he would have even demanded a refund. (READ MORE)

3. ‘He is in a different league’ – Yuzvendra Chahal lauds Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan for the latter’s leg-spin exploits

Yuzvendra Chahal has heaped praise on Rashid Khan and has placed the Afghanistan spinner in the same league as Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne. (READ MORE)

4. Harbhajan Singh predicts India to win T20I series against New Zealand 2-1

Indian cricketing legend Harbhajan Singh feels that India will win the three-match T20I series against New Zealand by a margin of 2-1. (READ MORE)

5. India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson to miss T20I series, Tim Southee to lead

Kane Williamson will skip the three-match T20I series against India to rest his elbow and also to focus on the Test series that follows the T20I series. (READ MORE)

6. I was stripped of SRH captaincy and dropped for no fault of mine, and it hurts: David Warner

David Warner has revealed that he was stripped from SRH captaincy without a proper reason. But then, the Aussie added that he does not have any complaints to make. (READ MORE)

7. India vs New Zealand: Lockie Ferguson expected to be fit for T20I series

Right arm pacer Lockie Ferguson is likely to offer his services for the New Zealand side in the three-match T20I series against India. (READ MORE)

8. David Warner hints at SRH retaining Kane Williamson as skipper for IPL 2022

David Warner has hinted that Kane Williamson will continue to don the skipper’s hat for SRH in IPL 2022. (READ MORE)

9. ‘Players are not machines’ – Rohit Sharma stresses on need of workload management amid pack schedule

India have rested a host of their first-choice players including Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Jadeja for New Zealand T20Is. (READ MORE)

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