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IPL Auction 2022: Dewald Brevis, Yash Dhull and other young players who could attract solid bids
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IPL Auction 2022: Dewald Brevis, Yash Dhull and other young players who could attract solid bids

Here are five youngsters who could get the franchises entangled in a bidding war in the upcoming mega auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain suspended from bowling in international cricket due to illegal action
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Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain suspended from bowling in international cricket due to illegal action

The PCB said Hasnain had flaws in his various deliveries as “his elbow extension for good length delivery, full-length delivery, slow bouncer and bouncer exceeded the 15-degree limits.”

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain’s bowling action reported during Big Bash League
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Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain’s bowling action reported during Big Bash League

Hasnain has just finished a productive five-game stint with Sydney Thunder but will now undergo the test at the ICC-accredited biomechanics laboratory in Lahore

Cricket Australia set to relocate COVID-affected Big Bash League to Melbourne
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Cricket Australia set to relocate COVID-affected Big Bash League to Melbourne

The BBL has witnessed an unprecedented COVID outbreak with numerous positive cases being reported across eight franchises, forcing postponement and last minute rescheduling of matches.

Australia cricketer Glenn Maxwell tests positive for COVID-19
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Australia cricketer Glenn Maxwell tests positive for COVID-19

Maxwell, who is the captain of Melbourne Stars in the BBL, became the 13th player from the franchise to test positive for the virus.

Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks hit Australian domestic cricket leagues
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Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks hit Australian domestic cricket leagues

Both the men's and women's domestic games were hit hard and Cricket Australia (CA) was forced to make many late schedule changes.

Alex Hales keeps BBL contract with Sydney Thunder despite emergence of blackface photos
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Alex Hales keeps BBL contract with Sydney Thunder despite emergence of blackface photos

Cricket NSW chief executive Lee Germon, who oversees Sydney Thunder said the Australian T20 side should "accept people who have made mistakes".

Unmukt Chand becomes first Indian to join BBL after signing with Melbourne Renegades
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Unmukt Chand becomes first Indian to join BBL after signing with Melbourne Renegades

Chand, 28, had called time on his playing career in India earlier this year and is currently representing the USA team.

All you need to know about Josh Inglis - the uncapped Australian cricketer selected for T20 World Cup
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All you need to know about Josh Inglis - the uncapped Australian cricketer selected for T20 World Cup

From his birthplace to his batting records, here's all you need to know about Josh Inglis who was picked on Thursday for Australia's T20 World Cup squad without any prior international experience

Former England coach Trevor Bayliss takes charge of Sydney Thunder for next three seasons
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Former England coach Trevor Bayliss takes charge of Sydney Thunder for next three seasons

Bayliss will replace Shane Bond, who stepped down from the role for family reasons in April.

Australia lack a finisher going into the T20 World Cup, says Ricky Ponting
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Australia lack a finisher going into the T20 World Cup, says Ricky Ponting

Ponting, who coached Delhi Capitals in the currently-suspended Indian Premier League, said one of the reasons for Australia not having a good 'finisher' was that all of the best batsmen of the country bat in the top four in the Big Bash League.

Rahul Dravid 'picked our brains' and developed structure in India to find young talent, says Greg Chappell
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Rahul Dravid 'picked our brains' and developed structure in India to find young talent, says Greg Chappell

Chappell, one of the finest batsmen to have played the game, cautioned that talented Australian cricketers might find their careers at crossroads because of the domestic structure.

England all-rounder Tom Curran pulls out of Big Bash League over virus bubble fatigue
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England all-rounder Tom Curran pulls out of Big Bash League over virus bubble fatigue

Tom Curran was the top wicket-taker last season for Sydney Sixers, who are the defending Big Bash League champions.

Afghanistan bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman hospitalised in Australia after testing positive for COVID-19
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Afghanistan bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman hospitalised in Australia after testing positive for COVID-19

The news comes a week out from Brisbane Heat’s season opener against the Melbourne Stars in Canberra and means Mujeeb will almost certainly miss Brisbane’s two matches in Australia's capital.

Cricket Australia bans mini bar in hotel rooms for Big Bash League to minimise interaction among cricketers
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Cricket Australia bans mini bar in hotel rooms for Big Bash League to minimise interaction among cricketers

Besides the no mini bar facility, BBL participants will only be allowed enter areas of the "Hub" earmarked for their team.

World Test Championship hasn't achieved what it intended to, says new ICC chairman Greg Barclay
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World Test Championship hasn't achieved what it intended to, says new ICC chairman Greg Barclay

Barclay dropped a hint that the inaugural WTC could well be the last one as smaller members can't afford Test cricket championship anymore.

Big Bash League rule changes: T20 cricket needs innovation depending on market situation
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Big Bash League rule changes: T20 cricket needs innovation depending on market situation

Big Bash needs the reinvigoration and perhaps it is a great template that will only ensure that T20 cricket remains a viable product across the world.

Shane Watson slams Big Bash League's rule changes, terms them misguided gimmicks
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Shane Watson slams Big Bash League's rule changes, terms them misguided gimmicks

Watson, who retired from all forms of cricket during the 13th IPL earlier this month, said the changes will make the game more complex.

Big Bash League introduces three new rules: X-factor, power surge and bash boost
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Big Bash League introduces three new rules: X-factor, power surge and bash boost

Trent Woodhill, the BBL's player acquisition and cricket consultant, said the best T20 leagues in the world are the ones that innovate, push the boundaries and challenge the status quo.

England's Jonny Bairstow set Big Bash League debut, signs up for Melbourne Stars
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England's Jonny Bairstow set Big Bash League debut, signs up for Melbourne Stars

The 10th edition of Australia's Twenty20 tournament begins on 10 December, although the 31-year-old will not be available until after Christmas.