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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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Bangladesh. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Bangladesh cricketers go on strike with 11 demands, India tour under threat

  • Bangladesh are scheduled to play a three-match T20I series in India followed by a two-match Test series.
  • The tour gets underway on Sunday, November 3 with the 20-overs fixtures at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.
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Abdul Qadir’s son Usman gets Pakistan call-up for Australia T20Is

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 16-man squad for the three-match T20I series in the upcoming tour of Australia.
  • Left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who last played a T20I back in March 2016, has been called back into the mix.
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Australia vs Pakistan: Visitors name a new-look 16-man squad for the Test series

  • Pakistan have called up a couple of teenage players in the Test squad for the upcoming Australia tour.
  • Fakhar Zaman who was picked to replicate his limited-overs success in the longest format has also been left out.
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‘I am waiting for the overseas challenge’ – Rohit Sharma

  • The constant drive to improve and not rest on the past laurels is what separates champions from average cricketers.
  • Rohit Sharma may have taken Test match opening as fish takes to water, the right-handed batsman is not reading much into it.
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Rohit Sharma can break Steve Smith’s record, feels Shoaib Akhtar

  • In his debut match as a Test opener in Vishakhapatnam, Rohit became only the sixth Indian to score back-to-back tons in a single Test.
  • After a rare blip in Pune, Rohit managed to put another masterclass in the third Test in Ranchi.
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Misbah-ul-Haq clears air over Sarfaraz Ahmed, says no conspiracy against him

  • The wicketkeeper-batsman has not only lost the captaincy in Tests and T20Is but also his place in the team.
  • He has said that the message is clear to the former captain and all players that performance only matters to be in the team.
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‘Jasprit Bumrah is mentally strong and will comeback stronger,’ – Irfan Pathan optimistic about pacer’s comeback

  • BCCI had asked him to get treatment of his back injury which is fatal from Team India’s perspective.
  • In the last two or three years, the Gujarat-born player has become a spearhead of Team India’s bowling attack.
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Reports: PCB offers Sri Lanka to play two-match Test series in Pakistan

  • Sri Lanka Cricket board set an example in front of the world after touring Pakistan for a cricket banter.
  • This was the first-ever long visit of the islanders to the green flag nation after the 2009 horrific attack on their national team.
  • (Read more about the story)

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