Tuesday, April 16

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

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler. (Photo Source: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

For me, IPL is the best tournament after the World Cups: Jos Buttler

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is termed as one of the best T20 tournaments in the world for with the quality of cricket that is played during the league.
  • Jos Buttler recently opened up about his thoughts on the cash-rich competition.
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Rumours of Yasir Shah’s death in plane crash surface on social media; cricketer himself clarifies

  • 2020 continued to be harsh for the world on Friday as Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in Karachi just before landing.
  • All the passengers on board including the crew members (total 107) reportedly died in the crash.
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‘I have seen him drop absolute sitters’ – Robin Uthappa recalls Sreesanth’s catch that won India 2007 T20 World Cup

  • Back in 2007, when the inaugural T20 World Cup took place, no one had given India a chance.
  • Firstly, the team was still reviving after their group stage elimination at the 50 overs World Cup, which happened just months back.
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‘Gloves for umpires, no loo breaks for players’ – ICC issues new guidelines for cricket resumption

  • Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the cricketing activities have come down to a tragic halt. Now the fans are waiting for the gentlemen’s game to resume.
  • However, it is known that the game will not be the same as it was used to be before the global pandemic.
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Whenever I sit idle, I try to watch MS Dhoni’s batting: Mahmudullah

  • MS Dhoni, the former Indian skipper is one of the gems in international cricket. He is known for his cool, calm temperament on the field.
  • He has reaped lots of praise from cricketing fraternity and fans for the same. Now, Bangladesh T20 captain Mahmudullah has revealed that he is also a big Dhoni fan.
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‘You burn you learn’- Mahmudullah recalls Bangladesh’s heartbreaking defeat against India in 2016 T20 World Cup

  • The T20 World Cup 2016 match between India and Bangladesh is one of the closest encounters between the two teams.
  • The latter team was all set to win the game with 2 runs needed off three balls and the likes of Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah in the middle.
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‘I hate that, I can’t stand it’ – Sania Mirza reveals what she hates about her husband Shoaib Malik

  • Back in 2010, when Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza got married, their wedding got a lot of attention as they both were top players from their respective countries in their sport.
  • Sania was the most successful women’s tennis player from India while Shoaib had already led his country to a final of world event in cricket.
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Mahmudullah reveals how Sachin Tendulkar helped him get a sponsor on his bat

  • Sachin Tendulkar has an eye for spotting talents at a young age. In the past, people have heard stories about him predicting a good future for cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw.
  • However, there have also been stories that he had said something similar for Mahmudullah Riyad. In a recent interaction, the Bangladesh T20 skipper revealed the truth.
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We’ll be ready for them this time: Pat Cummins sends a strict warning to Team India

  • In 2018, Virat Kohli and Co. went on a tour to Australia and they managed to enter the record books.
  • They became the first-ever Indian side to beat Kangaroos in their own backyard in a Test series.
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CSA plans to resume cricket by isolating players in bio-bubble

  • As the world is going through the coronavirus pandemic, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has started planning the provisions which will be in place once the sports resumes in the country.
  • The reports suggest that CSA is planning to create a bio-bubble for its players. This will be a measure to isolate them to protect them from COVID-19.
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