Cricket News

Here are the top 7 news from the world of cricket today:

1. Shahid Afridi opens up on daughter’s wedding with Shaheen

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi revealed that Shaheen Afridi had no relationship with his daughter before the pacer’s family came up with the wedding proposal. Shahid Afridi is blessed with five daughters – Aqsa, Ansha, Ajwa, Asmara, and Arwa.

2. 3 Sri Lanka players test COVID-19 positive ahead of 1st ODI in Dhaka

Sri Lanka are in Bangladesh to play three-match ODI series against the hosts. However, hours before the start of the opening ODI, Sri Lankan contingent was marred by the COVID-19.

3. Prithvi Shaw recalls the toughest phase of his life

Team India batsman Prithvi Shaw has recalled the toughest phase of his life. He revealed that he had flown to London to stay away from the attention for a few months. He also said that he did not step out of his room for one full month.

4. Jadeja will be the ‘X-factor’ in WTC Final: Panesar

Former England spinner Monty Panesar feels Team India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will be the player to watch out for in the World Test Championship (WTC) final in England, set to begin on June 18.

5. Saeed Ajmal slams Mohammad Amir over retirement saga

Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has taken a swipe at his former teammate Mohammad Amir over the latter’s retirement fiasco. Amir had made his retirement from international in 2020.

6. PUMA Cricket’s kind gesture wins hearts on social media

German sporting manufacturers, PUMA came forward with a sponsorship deal after Zimbabwe batsman Ryan Burl requested sponsorships for the national team, posting a photo of worn-out shoes to highlight the plight of his country’s cricket.

7. It is impossible to catch Virat Kohli in international cricket – David Warner

Virat Kohli is one of the finest cricketers of his time. Australian batsman David Warner feels that it is impossible to catch the India skipper who is miles ahead of his rivals. Warner circled the star batsman and wrote: “Fair to say we ain’t catching Virat Kohli”.

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