What happened in the cricket world today - October 13

What happened in the cricket world today – October 13

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

Shardul Thakur, Joe Root, Virat Kohli and Brett Lee
Shardul Thakur, Joe Root, Virat Kohli and Brett Lee. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

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

1. This is best squad Australia has ever had, it’s their best chance to win T20 WC: Brett Lee

Australian pace bowling legend Brett Lee feels that the kangaroos can win the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup as the current Aussie squad is one of the best ever. (READ MORE)

2. Joe Root eyes maiden IPL stint as tournament expands

England’s Test skipper Joe Root has expressed his interest to play in the IPL as the tournament will be a 10-team affair from 2022. (READ MORE)

3. T20 World Cup 2021: Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in India’s squad

Shardul Thakur has replaced Axar Patel in the Indian squad for the 2021 T20 World Cup. (READ MORE)

4. Virat Kohli will have a good chance of winning his maiden ICC trophy as captain: David Gower

David Gower feels that India are the favourites to win the 2021 T20 World Cup, and Virat Kohli has a very good chance of lifting his maiden ICC trophy as captain. (READ MORE)

5. ‘I am absolutely flabbergasted’ – David Lloyd not happy with England’s Ashes squad

David Lloyd has expressed his displeasure over the squad that the England cricket team has selected for the Ashes series against Australia. (READ MORE)

6. ‘I think we can win the IPL’ – Ricky Ponting gets optimistic ahead of Qualifier 2

Delhi Capitals’ (DC) Head Coach Ricky Ponting feels that the Rishabh Pant-led side has a good chance of winning the 2021 edition of the IPL. (READ MORE)

7. ‘He’s got it in him to be like MS Dhoni’ – Michael Vaughan reckons Jos Buttler will be ideal to lead RCB

Michael Vaughan feels that Jos Buttler can be made the skipper of the RCB franchise, and added that Buttler has the traits of MS Dhoni in him. (READ MORE)

8. ‘Not everybody can go out on a high’ – Sunil Gavaskar compares Virat Kohli to Sachin Tendulkar and Don Bradman

Sunil Gavaskar lauded Virat Kohli for his contribution to the RCB franchise and added that not every sportsman can finish on a high. (READ MORE)

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