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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

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Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Twitter)

I would’ve asked for double the points for an away Test win, says Virat Kohli on ICC Test Championship

  • Though ICC has tried its best to make things interesting, many have criticised the points format already.
  • The South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis too, the other day, termed the points system a bit complicated and now his counterpart Virat Kohli has opened up on the matter.
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‘Pakistan need a power-hitting coach in T20s, Misbah-ul-Haq overburdened’: Ramiz Raza

  • And, so naturally, there has been a lot of furor in Pakistan following back-to-back humiliating defeats.
  • Fans have taken to Twitter to troll the likes of Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed, and Head Coach + Chief Selector + Batting Coach, Misbah ul Haq.
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I have not met MS Dhoni after the World Cup: Ravi Shastri

  • The Indian wicketkeeper went for his army duties during the tour of Caribbean where India played three T20Is and as many One-day Internationals.
  • No Press-conference took place, other than the by the selectors who announced that MS Dhoni had made himself unavailable for South Africa and Bangladesh T20Is.
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Hashim Amla on the verge of signing Kolpak deal with Surrey

  • Hashim Amla, the former South African batsman looks to make a comeback with a county stint.
  • He retired from all forms of cricket earlier this year in August. 36-year-old was a part of South Africa that featured in World Cup 2019 hosted by England.
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Umar Akmal levels the record of Tillakaratne Dilshan of most ducks in T20Is

  • Akmal made his comeback for his T20I national side after 2016, but his horrific form is not leaving him aside.
  • When the 29-year-old was selected in the squad his fans cheered the step taken by the selectors but who knew that he will get out on a golden duck in both the matches.
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Michael Vaughan rates MS Dhoni as the best white-ball captain of his era

  • Former England captain and one of the prime orchestrators of the 2005 Ashes series win Michael Vaughan bored no exception to it.
  • When asked about who he thought was the best International captain of his era, Vaughan picked out many names but alluded that MS Dhoni is the “best white-ball captain I’ve ever seen.”
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‘Tough times make one strong’- Jasprit Bumrah reminisces tumultuous childhood days

  • Jasprit Bumrah’s journey from some strenuous days to fame at the highest level has been an inspirational one.
  • The Indian Young Turk is currently the number-one ranked ODI bowler and he has wreaked havoc even in Test cricket.
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India vs South Africa: Rain likely to play spoilsport during the Pune Test

  • Scoring 400 was a huge deal for South Africa considering the fact that they managed to cross the 200-run mark only once in seven attempts back in 2015.
  • So, will South Africa ditch their three spinners theory and revert back to their traditional strength, bringing back Lungisani Ngidi into the mix?
  • (Read more about the story)

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