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What happened in the cricket world today – September 18

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

MS Dhoni, Mahela Jayawardene, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli
MS Dhoni, Mahela Jayawardene, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. (Photo source: Getty Images)

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

1. ‘He is a perfect troubleshooter for youngsters’ – Virender Sehwag happy to see MS Dhoni as India’s mentor for T20 WC

Indian cricketing legend Virender Sehwag has opined that MS Dhoni being appointed as the mentor of the Indian side for the T20 World Cup this year is the best thing that could have happened to Indian cricket. (READ MORE)

2. I was not surprised by Shikhar Dhawan’s exclusion in India’s T20 World Cup squad: Saba Karim

Saba Karim feels that Shikhar Dhawan’s exclusion from the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup should not come as a surprise as India have a number of opening options in their ranks. (READ MORE)

3. India to play two warm-up matches against England and Australia ahead of 2021 T20 World Cup

The Indian cricket team is slated to play two practice matches against England and Australia before they begin their T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan. (READ MORE)

4. Reports: Mahela Jayawardene rejects Team India’s head coach offer

Reports have revealed that Sri Lankan cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene rejected the offer to become the Head Coach of the Indian cricket team. Jayawardene stated that he wants to become the Head Coach of the Sri Lankan side. (READ MORE)

5. R Ashwin didn’t get consolation for not getting picked in England, selection doesn’t happen this way: Saba Karim

Saba Karim reckons that Washington Sundar’s injury was the main reason why Ravichandran Ashwin was drafted into the Indian squad for the 2021 T20 World Cup. (READ MORE)

6. ‘You never know which side of him will turn up’ – Aakash Chopra lists out RCB’s retentions for IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Aakash Chopra feels that the RCB side should not retain Glenn Maxwell ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auctions. (READ MORE)

7. ‘I have done well in white-ball cricket too’ – Shardul Thakur disappointed over T20 World Cup snub

Shardul Thakur has asserted that he has performed well in white-ball cricket and admitted that he is disappointed in missing out on a berth in the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup. (READ MORE)

8. Reports: At least one senior cricketer spoke to Jay Shah about insecurity after Virat Kohli was critical of his ‘lack of intent’

Reports have stated that some Indian players are not happy with Virat Kohli’s attitude, and the 32-year-old is no more an inspirational leader. (READ MORE)

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