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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.


Sunil Subramaniam
Sunil Subramaniam. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Team India manager Sunil Subramaniam likely to be recalled from the West Indies

  • Sunil Subramaniam, the Indian cricket team’s manager, has recently found himself tangled in controversy.
  • The same is because he has reportedly misbehaved with the officials of the country’s High Commissioners in the Caribbean Islands.
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Mahela Jayawardene picks a current bowler who could trouble him

  • Mahela Jayawardene is one of the legends of Sri Lankan cricket. He flourished in all the three formats and hardly allowed the bowlers to get under his skins.
  • The right-hander represented his nation in over 600 matches in which he notched over 25,000 runs to go with 54 centuries and 136 half-centuries.
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Windies vs India: Reason why the hosts are wearing armbands in the third ODI

  • India and the Windies are currently playing the third and final of the ODI series in Trinidad.
  • The hosts won the toss and opted to bat first on a pitch which looked very good for batting.
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IPL: Hotstar withdraws as associate sponsors of the T20 league

  • The cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) has been struck by a massive jolt as the T20 tournament has lost an Associate Sponsor with Hotstar, Star India’s online streaming platform. It withdrew as the onground sponsors of the popular league in India.
  • It has been learned that the deal was worth 42 crores per year. IPL associate sponsorships are reported to be in the range of 40-80 crores.
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Earley Cricket Club introduces vegan cricket ball

  • Cricket has undergone a plethora of changes over the past decades or so. The cricket leather has undertaken a number of changes with Kookaburra, Duke and SG being the variants.
  • Recently, a club named Earley Cricket Club has taken their invention to a whole new level altogether- introducing the vegan cricket ball, the concept of which sounds a bit weird, but interesting to start with.
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Cricket South Africa clears air over Chris Morris’ international career

  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced the T20I and Test squads for their upcoming India tour on Tuesday.
  • While Dale Steyn and Faf du Plessis missing from the T20 squad were the talking points, the CSA’s footnote at the end of the squad announcement urged more attention from the fans.
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson registers a duck on the same day Don Bradman bagged a duck in 1948

  • After receiving lots of success in the last few months, Kane Williamson has finally fallen for a duck in the ongoing Test match of the New Zealand cricket team.
  • The Kiwi captain, who has amassed 322 runs in his last 3 innings, failed to get better off the bowler and eventually got out without scoring a run on Wednesday.
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Junaid Khan accuses team management of unfair treatment

  • When Pakistani fast bowler Junaid Khan shared a picture with tape on his mouth after his axing from Pakistan’s squad ahead of the World Cup, it was evident all is not well in the Pakistani camp and that something had been cooking.
  • However, it seems it was not entirely the selectors Junaid took a dig at.
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CricTracker Exclusive: I get along well with many Indian cricketers, says Shoaib Malik

  • You saw Shoaib Malik play for Pakistan during your school days. You saw him play during your college days.
  • You saw him play when you switched from your first job to second. You saw him play while your wife argued for the remote.
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Junaid Khan urges Mohammad Amir to reconsider his Test retirement decision

  • Mohammad Amir’s retirement from Test cricket has taken the cricketing fraternity by surprise.
  • The Gujjar Khan-born pacer was arguably Pakistan’s standout bowler in the 2019 World Cup by a long distance.
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Windies vs India: Kuldeep Yadav aims to surpass Mohammad Shami at Port of Spain

  • Kuldeep Yadav has been India’s genuine wicket-taker in white-ball cricket.
  • He along with leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has created a lot of headaches for the opposition batsmen.
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Windies vs India: Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav closing on records

  • Ever since Rohit Sharma started opening the innings, he is creating records for fun. He makes at least one record his own almost every series.
  • With Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle getting their names in the record books in ongoing Windies vs India series, how could the Mumbai Indians skipper stay behind?
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India defeat England by 36 runs to win the Physical Disability World Series 2019

  • While the world awaited the 2nd Ashes test and India’s final ODI game of the series against West Indies, another team from India, gave the nation something bigger to cheer about.
  • Indian physical disability team won the World Cricket Series 2019 in Worcester, England, beating the host by 36 runs.
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