Here are the news stories that grabbed the spotlight in the world of cricket today.
Here are the titbits of news that matter in the world of cricket today.
1. There’s no way I’d say we’re behind India and England in terms of talent: Justin Langer
Australia’s Head Coach Justin Langer has opined that the Australian cricket team is surely not lagging behind India and England in terms of talent.
2. Dale Steyn heaps praises on Mohammed Siraj, lauds him for bringing ‘attitude into the game’
South African pace bowling legend Dale Steyn has lauded Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj and has opined that Siraj is someone who makes batsmen play shots that they do not like to.
3. Ravi Ashwin might be the biggest trump card for India in England: Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn feels that Ravichandran Ashwin will have the biggest impact for the Indian side when the Virat Kohli-led outfit takes on England in a five-match Test series.
4. SL vs IND: Aakash Chopra backs Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson to shine in final T20I
Former Indian batsman Aakash Chopra feels that Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson will be the pillars of the Indian batting lineup in the final T20I against Sri Lanka.
5. There are too many all-rounders, Sri Lanka needs to play an extra batsman: Muttiah Muralitharan
Spin bowling colossus Muttiah Muralitharan reckons that Sri Lanka should play six batsmen in their playing XI, instead of five.
6. ‘He had Dhoni in all sorts of trouble’ – Harbhajan Singh names the spinner who can shine in T20 WC
Harbhajan Singh has opined that Varun Chakravarthy is a sure-shot T20 World Cup material, and even posed some trouble to the legendary MS Dhoni.
7. SL vs IND: Navdeep Saini sustains shoulder injury, likely to miss final T20I
Indian pacer Navdeep Saini is likely to miss the final T20I between India and Sri Lanka after suffering a shoulder injury in the second T20I between the two outfits.
8. Wasim Jaffer, VVS Laxman, Shikha Pandey laud Atanu Das for beating Oh Jin Hyek in Tokyo Olympics
The likes of VVS Laxman, Wasim Jaffer, and Shikha Pandey have showered praise on Indian shooter Atanu Das after he defeated Oh Jin Hyek in the Tokyo Olympics.