Here is the wrap-up of the news that matters in the world of cricket today.
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the cricket world today.
1. If I was Virat, I would pick Ashwin-Jadeja ahead of Kuldeep-Chahal for the World T20: Monty Panesar
The 2021 T20 World Cup will be played in the months of October and November in India this year. And, Monty Panesar has opined that Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja should be picked in the Indian side ahead of the ‘Kulcha’ duo.
2. ‘Mahi bhai’s wicket is my dream wicket and I have fulfilled my dream’ – Avesh Khan on uprooting MS Dhoni
Taking the wicket of the iconic MS Dhoni is indeed a dream for many bowlers. In the encounter between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Avesh Khan dismissed Dhoni for a duck. And now, the Delhi pacer has stated that it was his dream to scalp the wicket of Dhoni.
3. IPL 2021: Quinton de Kock available for KKR game, confirms Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan, the Director of Cricket Operations of the Mumbai Indians (MI) outfit has confirmed that South African batsman Quinton De Kock will be available for selection for Mumbai’s second IPL match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
4. Manish Pandey’s strike-rate against KKR wasn’t ideal: Aakash Chopra
Manish Pandey’s 44-ball 61* went in vain as the Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) side lost their opening encounter against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). And now, cricketer-turned-commentator Aakash Chopra has opined that Pandey’s strike rate was not the ideal one when chasing a big target.
5. IPL 2021: Vijay Shankar not eyeing a comeback into the Indian team
Sunrisers Hyderabad cricketer Vijay Shankar has stated that he is not thinking of making a comeback into the Indian side. Shankar added that he is playing the game because he loves it.
6. Kane Williamson needs extra time to get match fit: SRH head coach Trevor Bayliss
The exclusion of Kane Williamson from the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) outfit raised a few eyebrows. And now, SRH Head Coach Trevor Bayliss has revealed that Williamson will require more time to become match fit.
7. IPL 2021: Parthiv Patel ‘surprised’ to see KKR’s Harbhajan Singh playing against SRH
Former Indian cricketer Parthiv Patel has opined that he was surprised to see veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh featuring in the playing XI for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
8. IPL 2021: Wasim Jaffer shares Salman Khan’s old tweet ahead of Punjab Kings’ season opener
Wasim Jaffer has been a massive hit on social media with his thought-provoking and witty tweets. And now, Jaffer has shared an old tweet that was posted by Bollywood actor Salman Khan.
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