Here is the quick wrap-up of the important news stories that grabbed the limelight in the world of cricket today.
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the world of cricket today.
1. Sunil Gavaskar names two players who can replace Hardik Pandya
Sunil Gavaskar feels that Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar can act as backup all-rounders for Hardik Pandya in the Indian side.
2. ‘Pakistan and West Indies are similar’ – Curtly Ambrose ahead of WI vs PAK series
West Indies cricketing legend Curtly Ambrose feels that both Pakistan and West Indies are sides that blow hot and cold. Ambrose added that the West Indies will have a slight edge over Pakistan in the T20I series that will take place between the two sides.
3. Anshuman Gaekwad reveals the factor behind Ravi Shastri’s reappointment as Team India head coach in 2019
Anshuman Gaekwad has opened up on the reason why Ravi Shastri was once again reappointed as the Indian Head Coach after his contract expired in 2019.
4. ‘Will try different combinations’ – Babar Azam keen to give chances to youngsters on West Indies tour
With the T20 World Cup just a few months away, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has given the indication that different players will be tried out by Pakistan in the T20I series against the West Indies.
5. ‘India can win even if Virat Kohli fails’ – Salman Butt brushes off parallels between Kohli and Babar Azam
Salman Butt feels that Babar Azam cannot be compared with Virat Kohli, as Azam does not have the experience and exposure that Kohli has.
6. Every tournament I play is always a chance to remind I’m still an international quality player: Alex Hales
England cricketer Alex Hales has stated that he has performed well in every tournament that he has played in the last two years, and his performances will serve as a reminder to people that he is still a quality international cricketer.
7. Jasprit Bumrah will completely breakdown in one year if you play him every match: Shoaib Akhtar
‘Rawalpindi Express’ Shoaib Akhtar feels that Jasprit Bumrah has a frontal action and if he plays continuously his back will be blown out. Akhtar went on to say that Bumrah should not be played in every match that India plays in a year and should be given frequent breaks.
8. ‘He is best white ball bowler in the world’ – Justin Langer lavishes praises on Mitchell Starc
The Head Coach of the Australian cricket team, Justin Langer has opined that left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc is the best limited overs bowler in the world.
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