CRICKET NEWS UPDATES
IPL 2021 Match 29,KKR and RCB has been postponed
KKR players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier have tested Covid positive19. As a result, today’s match between KKR and RCB has been postponed. New date for this match will be announced by today evening. It is being speculated that both these players broke the bio secure bubble and went for scans.. Due to this they might have contacted with the affected person . This has again raised concerns over the security and safety of the players in this pandemic.
Cricket is a game which is being played in a lot of countries. Every day, a new story breaks and the fans, viewers, search for it. Here, we bring to you cricket news updates which made the headlines:
“ICC Cricket World cup 2022 will be my last cricket outing”-Mithali Raj
Indian women ODI captain Mithali Raj has indicated that the 2022 ICC 50 overs Cricket world cup would be her last outing for India. She was quoted saying this during the virtual launch of the book “1971: The beginning of India’s cricketing greatness” which is published by “Harper Collins”.
“Ravi Shastri’s ability to infuse confidence in youngsters is unbelievable”- Sunil Gavaskar
Former Indian cricket captain the great Sunil Gavaskar has lauded the efforts of Ravi Shastri. He called Ravi Shastri an “incredible” mentor with an “unbelievable” ability to motivate the youngsters even in their toughest times.
Zimbabwe defeats Pakistan in historic T20 fightbacks
One of the trending cricket news updates has come from a T20 cricket match. Zimbabwe has stunned Pakistan by 19 runs to win the second T20 match of the 3-match series. They were bowled out for just 118 runs inside 20 overs. In reply, Pakistan was humiliated when they were dismissed for just 99 runs. Meme fest started in social media criticizing poor batting display by Pakistan against minnow’s Zimbabwe. Pak won the series by 2-1.
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Sachin Tendulkar turns 48 on Saturday, wishes pour in
The master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has turned 48 years on Saturday 24th April. This month has been very challenging for Sachin as he was suffered from Covid 19. The entire cricket fraternity wished the little master on his birthday. Sachin on his birthday urged the fans to donate plasma for the needy people in this crisis.
Jofra Archer set to miss future IPL 2021 matches
Rajasthan Royals pace bowler Jofra Archer is ruled out of the remaining of the IPL 2021 edition due to his injury. Archer had surgery on his middle finger. The England Cricket Board confirmed this news in an official statement. Jofra Archer is expected to start training in the next 15 days with Sussex. Both ECB and RR concluded that Jofra Archer should be sent back to England. South African batsmen Rassie van der Dussen is expected to be his replacement.
T Natarajan to miss the remainder of IPL 2021 due to injury
Sunrisers Hyderabad got a big blow when their bowler T Natarajan’s knee injury aggravated. He is set to miss the remaining of IPL 2021. A top BCCI source said that Natarajan would be told to go back to the National Cricket Academy for rehabilitation. SRH is yet to announce a replacement.
UAE’s Qadeer Ahmed handed a five-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC)
UAE pacer Qadeer Ahmed has been handed a five-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching 6 counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. He has been charged with leaking insider information in August 2019 in the Zimbabwe series.
Liam Livingstone returns home from IPL mid-way citing bio bubble fatigue
Rajasthan Royal’s batting all-rounder Liam Livingston has left the IPL bubble and flown back to England. He was in a different bio bubble over the last 6-8 months. Rajasthan Royals team management has accepted this decision and has offered him support in any way they can.
Indian cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy’s mother passes away due to covid19
Indian women cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy’s motherCheluvamba Devi has lost her life due to covid19. She was suffering from this disease for the last 10 days and was on a ventilator.
These were the cricket news updates.