December 10 Evening Brief: Today’s Top news and headlines from cricket world

December 10 Evening Brief: Today’s Top news and headlines from cricket world

1. ‘What is the need to have clarity right now’ – Jay Shah on Rohit Sharma’s T20I future

While speculation surrounds Rohit Sharma’s return as T20I captain, Shah maintained a diplomatic stance and said that there is no need for clarity right now. (READ MORE)

2. BBL 13: Geelong game abandoned due to unsafe surface

In a dramatic turn of events, match No. 4 of the ongoing Big Bash League 2023/24 was abandoned, as the match officials labelled the surface as ‘unsafe’ to play. (READ MORE)

3. Aakash Chopra points to Gill as opening partner race heats up in South Africa

Aakash Chopra deliberated on the strengths of both contenders, acknowledging Gaikwad’s century and top-scoring performance in the previous series while highlighting Jaiswal’s left-handed aggressive batting style.

4. Steve Waugh backs Cameron Green as David Warner’s Test replacement

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh believes Cameron Green to be the perfect replacement for David Warner, once the latter retires from Test cricket after the upcoming three-match series against Pakistan. (READ MORE)

5. Glenn Phillips heaps praise on ‘incredibly impressive’ Santner as Bangladesh pay the price

Phillips, who top-scored in both innings with 87 and an unbeaten 40, said they were struggling against the Bangladesh bowlers. (READ MORE)

6. ‘IPL needs to take it away’ – Wasim Jaffer attributes under-development of all-rounders to Impact Player rule

Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer shared his perspective on this rule, he emphasised on aspect of all-rounders getting away with not bowling much and urged for its removal for the betterment of Indian cricket. (READ MORE)

7. ‘Unfortunately, it backfired, and I faced criticism’ – AB de Villiers reminisces attempt to come out of retirement before 2019 ODI World Cup

De Villiers, who had captained Proteas in all three formats of the game, recently recalled his conversation with the then-captain Faf du Plessis before the 2019 ODI World Cup. (READ MORE)

8. Visa delay leaves Pakistan without team doctor

The team’s official doctor Sohail Saleem is yet to join the team and his delay of arrival is due to visa and passport issues. (READ MORE)

9. ‘Cannot be a PR machinery’ – Gautam Gambhir criticises broadcasters for unfair screen time to players

According to Gambhir, it’s not about how well you play; it’s about how well your achievements are showcased. He blamed PR agencies and even criticised broadcasters for favouring some players over others. (READ MORE)

10. Anjum Chopra ‘surprised’ after Chamari Athapaththu goes unsold at WPL 2024 auction

Anjum Chopra, former India captain, stated that she was stunned after seeing the Sri Lankan all-rounder, Chamari Athapaththu, going unsold in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction which was held in Mumbai, on Saturday, December 9.  (READ MORE)

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