Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Dean Jones red book
Dean Jones with his red book. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Dean Jones passes away due to a sudden cardiac arrest in Mumbai; Star India issues official statement

Dwayne Bravo will be in consideration for CSK’s match against DC, says Stephen Fleming

Umar Gul announces retirement from all forms of cricket

  • Pakistan pacer Umar Gul has decided to draw curtains on all forms of cricket. 36-year-old Gul is now aiming to kick-start his career in coaching instead.
  • Gul, who has represented Pakistan in 47 Tests, 60 and 130 ODs, was a vital cog of the national side which clinched the T20 World Cup in 2009.
  • The upcoming National T20 Cup will be the veteran’s last tournament as a player.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2020: Mayank Agarwal reveals why he didn’t come out to bat in Super Over against DC

  • Following KXIP’s misery in the super over, many fans questioned the team management’s move of not sending Mayank Agarwal into the middle.
  • During the run-chase, Agarwal’s 89 off 60 balls had almost taken KXIP over the finishing line.
  • Punjab were struggling at 55/5 at one stage and the victory was rather looking impossible.
  • (Read more about the story)

Brett Lee tried to give Dean Jones CPR after he suffered cardiac arrest

  • Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones passed away of cardiac arrest on Thursday.
  • It came as a shocking piece of news for the fraternity and especially for the ones who were with him in the hotel.
  • He was the part of the Star Sports’ commentary panel for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and was in the bio-bubble at a hotel in Mumbai.
  • (Read more about the story)

Every country hopes their wicketkeeper can turn out to be like MS Dhoni: Sanju Samson

  • Ever since Sanju Samson’s stellar performance has stolen the show against Chennai Super Kings, he has been the talk of the town.
  • His 74 off 32 balls got too dominant on bowlers of the Yellow Army, and Rajasthan Royals earned a victory by 16 runs.
  • Also, since the time MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket, it has opened the door for many young talents.
  • (Read more about the story)

Reports: Ben Stokes to join Rajasthan Royals in the first week of October

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