What happened in the cricket world today - November 17

Here is the quick wrap-up of the events that grabbed the spotlight in the cricketing world today.

Kyle Jamieson, Shahid Afridi, Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma
Kyle Jamieson, Shahid Afridi, Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Getty Images and Twitter/BCCI)

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

1. Kyle Jamieson pulls out of New Zealand’s T20Is against India

New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson will miss the three-match T20I series against India that is scheduled to commence on 17th November 2021. (READ MORE)

2. Shahid Afridi likely to play for the Quetta Gladiators in PSL 2022

Pakistan veteran Shahid Afridi might play for the Quetta Gladiators side in the 2022 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). (READ MORE)

3. The Ashes 2021: Usman Khawaja earns a recall to the Australian Test squad for the first two Tests

Batsman Usman Khawaja has been recalled by the Australian side for The Ashes series against England that will commence in the month of December. (READ MORE)

4. David Lloyd tenders his apology to Azeem Rafiq after being accused of racism

Cricketer-turned-commentator David Lloyd has apologized to Azeem Rafiq after he was accused of being racist. (READ MORE)

5. ‘I have come with a blank mind’ – Venkatesh Iyer eager to pick head coach Rahul Dravid’s brains

Venkatesh Iyer has stated that he is eager to learn the tricks of the trade from India’s head coach Rahul Dravid. (READ MORE)

6. Temperament of Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid is similar and their bond will be quite good: Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels that Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid are similar in temperament and will share a good bond with each other. (READ MORE)

7. Home ministry will take decision regarding India’s participation in Champions Trophy 2025 in Pakistan: Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur has revealed that the Indian Home Ministry will take a decision as to whether India will participate in the 2025 Champions Trophy that will be held in Pakistan. (READ MORE)

8. ‘The big thing lacking is..’ – Kapil Dev shares ‘report card’ of Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri era in Indian cricket

Kapil Dev has said that Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri did a superb job for the Indian side, and the only thing that was lacking in the Kohli-Shastri tenure is an ICC Trophy for India. (READ MORE)

9. It won’t be easy for India to pull out of international tournaments held in Pakistan: Ramiz Raja

Pakistan are in line to host the 2023 Asia Cup followed by the 2025 Champions Trophy. (READ MORE)

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