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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo by Darrian Traynor – CA/Cricket Australia via Getty Images/Getty Images)

AB de Villiers’ return is going to upset a few players, believes Jonty Rhodes

  • AB de Villiers retired before the 2019 World Cup and unfortunately could not take part in the summer’s showpiece event.
  • AB de Villiers’ last international appearance came against Australia in the Test match in March-April 2018.
  •  The star cricketer is likely to make himself available for the national team.
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MS Dhoni is a master at finishing matches, says Australia head coach Justin Langer

  • The former India captain will be seen playing competitive cricket after a long time when he leads the Chennai Super Kings.
  • The former India skipper has not played for India in international cricket since the Men in Blue lost the semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019.
  • The 38-year-old’s match finishing skills are unparalleled though he is often compared to the likes of Australia’s Michael Bevan and Michael Hussey.
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IPL 2020 unlikely to go behind closed doors despite Coronavirus outbreak

  • The coronavirus, a fast-spreading dangerous disease has claimed the lives of 3,100 people.
  • Recently, there have been suggestions about having Indian Premier League closed doors.
  • The major problem with IPL is that all of the eight franchises have fan engagement activities which are a part of their sponsorship commitments.
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Karnataka Government writes a letter to the central government; not ready to host matches in Bengaluru

  • The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is less than three weeks away from getting underway.
  • Bengaluru is home to the Virat Kohli-led franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
  • A Bengaluru resident with a travel history to the USA was tested positive for novel coronavirus according to Karnataka Medical Education Minister.
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Tino Best wants his son to play in IPL and fulfil his

  • Every cricketer dreams to play in Indian Premier League for once in their professional career.
  • Best made his debut back in 2003 for West Indies and donned the national jersey in 25 Tests, 26 ODIs and 6 T20Is.
  • The right-hander grabbed a total of 97 wickets across all the formats in his short career.
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‘Pakistan should give Ben Dunk honorary citizenship’ – Ramiz Raja

  • The Australian has taken the ongoing season of Pakistan Super League by storm.
  • After losing their first three games of the season, the Lahore-based franchise has won three of its last four games.
  • In those four games, Dunk has scored 247 runs at an average of 123.50 and a strike rate of 226.61.
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Indian fan questions Aakash Chopra’s Women’s T20 World Cup final analysis

  •  Indian eves were unbeaten in league stages, while got a walkover win over England in semi-finals due to rains.
  •  Defending champions Australia, meanwhile lost just one match, against India in the tournament opener.
  • Chopra mentioned that both Australia and India lost just one game in the whole tournament and that too against each other.
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MS Dhoni fever takes over PSL 2020 as a Pakistani fan dons the former India skipper’s jersey

  • At present, the bilateral relation between India and Pakistan are at an all-time low.
  • But such is Dhoni’s popularity that he has die-hard fans in Pakistan too.
  • A photo of the Pakistani man is going viral on social media after he attended a Pakistan Super League (PSL) game.
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Fans hit out at Bishan Singh Bedi for his tweet on India Women’s team

  • The defending champions and hosts came into the Women’s T20 World Cup tournament as clear-cut favourites.
  • The pictures of Indian players breaking down spread like wildfire on social media.
  •  Bishan Singh Bedi posted a cryptic tweet while congratulating the India Women.
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Cheteshwar Pujara reacts on Ravindra Jadeja’s absence in Ranji Trophy final against Bengal

  • In the 2018-19 season too, Saurashtra did not get Jadeja in the final against Vidarbha since he was busy playing India in New Zealand.
  • Bengal also missed the service of seamer Mohammed Shami who has been rested.
  •  Saurashtra made their second successive Ranji final by defeating Gujarat by 92 runs while Bengal made the final after 2007 by thrashing Karnataka by 174 runs.
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