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What happened in the cricket world today – September 17

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

Virat Kohli, Tim Paine, Kevin Pietersen, and Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli, Tim Paine, Kevin Pietersen, and Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

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

1. Virat Kohli wanted to unburden himself by letting go of one format: MSK Prasad

Former Indian selector MSK Prasad has stated that Virat Kohli decided to step down as the captain of the Indian T20I side as he wanted to let go of some burden. (READ MORE)

2. Reports: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah in line for India’s white-ball vice-captaincy

Reports have suggested that the likes of Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, or Jasprit Bumrah could be made the next vice-captain of the Indian side in white-ball cricket. (READ MORE)

3. Virat Kohli will help the new leader just like how MS Dhoni did: Rajkumar Sharma

Virat Kohli’s coach, Rajkumar Sharma has stated that the 32-year-old will help the next T20I captain of the Indian side, just like how MS Dhoni did. (READ MORE)

4. Tim Paine ‘pretty confident’ of leading Australia during the Ashes

Tim Paine is confident that he will be fit in time for the high-profile Ashes series against England that will commence in the month of December this year. (READ MORE)

5. Reports: Virat Kohli proposed BCCI selection committee to remove Rohit Sharma as vice-captain due to age

Reports have stated that Virat Kohli had asked the BCCI selection committee to remove Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain of the Indian side as the ‘Hitman’ is already 34 years old. (READ MORE)

6. Chennai Super Kings have a fantastic shot at winning another IPL title: Kevin Pietersen

England cricket legend Kevin Pietersen reckons that the MS Dhoni-led CSK side has a good chance of winning the 2021 IPL title. (READ MORE)

7. ‘Very unselfish decision’ – Michael Vaughan on Virat Kohli’s decision to leave T20I captaincy after World Cup

Michael Vaughan feels that Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as the captain of the Indian T20I side was an unselfish one. (READ MORE)

8. Kohli and Rohit are like Sangakkara and Jayawardene, they will take decisions as one: Salman Butt

Salman Butt feels that there will be absolutely no problems in Indian cricket if Rohit Sharma takes over the captaincy duties of the Indian side in the T20I format from Virat Kohli. (READ MORE)

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