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Cricket News Highlights, January 25: Women's Premier League Bids Announced, Ex-IND Coach Bags Padma Shri

Cricket News From Today: Stick with us for all the latest developments, match results and other updates from the world of cricket as they happen

By: Cricketnext Staff


Last Updated: January 25, 2023, 23:49 IST

New Delhi, India

virat kohli and hardik pandya celebrate the dismissal of a new zealand batter
Another series, another win for India at home. (AP Photo)

Cricket News Highlights, January 25: A warm greeting to all our readers. We will be bringing to you the live updates from the world of cricket as they happen. Stick with use for all the latest developments. Meanwhile, Indian men cricket team’s excellent start to 2023 continues as they wrapped up another ODI series clean sweep when they beat New Zealand in the third match in Indore on Tuesday night. Having set a mammoth 386 to win, India bowled out their opponent for 295 in 41.2 overs to win by 90 runs and win the series 3-0. India captain Rohit Sharma said the aim in the third ODI for India was to test their Read More

Jan 25, 2023 23:45 IST

Who is Padma Shri Awardee Gurcharan Singh?

This year, a total of 106 awards, including the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, have been approved by the honourable President of India. One of them is former first-class cricketer and ex-India coach Shri Gurcharan Singh.

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Jan 25, 2023 23:44 IST

Royal Challengers Bangalore Owners Mark 'Historic Moment' with WPL

“Royal Challengers Bangalore marked a historic moment today which will be remembered and celebrated for many years to come. We are thrilled to be a part of this mission with BCCI to revolutionise women’s cricket, not just in India but across the globe. At the core of Diageo, is the value of gender inclusivity that embraces diversity in the broadest possible sense and this enterprise champions us to welcome and celebrate women’s cricket for who they are and the value they bring in the journey of this sport, Cricket,” said Prathmesh Mishra, Chairman of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Jan 25, 2023 23:43 IST

Mumbai Indians Welcome Women’s Premier League Team to its Growing #OneFamily

“With great joy and pride, I welcome our women’s cricket team to the MI #OneFamily! This is a historic moment for Indian cricket, and we are delighted to be a part of it. India’s women cricketers have always made the nation proud in the global sporting arena – be it the World Cup, Asian Cup or the recent Commonwealth Games! This new Women’s League will once again shine a global spotlight on the talent, power, and potential of our girls,” said Nita Ambani.

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Jan 25, 2023 23:29 IST

'Can’t Wait to Cheer for Our Women in Red': Virat Kohli Congratulates RCB for Acquiring WPL Franchise

“Well played, RCB! So thrilled that my team has won the bid for the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League team. Can’t wait to cheer for our women in Red and Gold.” Kohli wrote on his Instagram.

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Jan 25, 2023 15:32 IST

Women's IPL Set to be World's Second Biggest T20 League After Men's IPL

Jan 25, 2023 15:26 IST

Women's Premier League is Here!

Jan 25, 2023 15:25 IST

WPL Franchise Values

Jan 25, 2023 15:23 IST

BCCI Announces Successful Bidders for Women's Premier League

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday revealed that the board has garnered a whopping Rs 4669.99 crore in total bid for the franchises during the auction process for its inaugural women’s T20 league which will be officially known as Women’s Premier League or WPL.

The five successful bidders for the inaugural season of WPL include Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd (Ahmedabad), Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd (Mumbai), Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd (Bangalore), JSW GMR Cricket Pvt Ltd (Delhi) and Capri Global Holdings Pvt Ltd. (Lucknow).

“Today is a historic day in cricket as the bidding for teams of inaugural #WPL broke the records of the inaugural Men’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in total bid,” Shah tweeted on Tuesday.

Jan 25, 2023 14:21 IST

Siraj is World's No 1 ODI Bowler

India fast bowler Mohammad Siraj has grabbed the top position for bowlers in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a superb show in the home series against New Zealand which his team won 3-0 to take No.1 position in the team rankings.

Jan 25, 2023 13:13 IST

Rohit Sharma Miffed

“You guys should know what’s happening. I know that it was shown on broadcast but kabhi kabhi woh cheez bhi dhyan dena chahiye, broadcaster ko bhi sahi cheez dikhana chahiye (the broadcasters should give the correct picture),” Rohit Sharma said while responding to a query. Read More Here.

Jan 25, 2023 12:19 IST

Shardul Thakur 'Critical to' India

“He has got the knack of taking wickets at the crucial time for us. We have seen it not just in ODI cricket but also in Tests. He’s very critical to us, and where we stand as a team,” India captain Rohit Sharma on Shardul Thakur’s performance against New Zealand in Indore.

Jan 25, 2023 11:54 IST

Australia Batter Wary of Ravichandran Ashwin

“Ashwin is difficult to face. He is a smart bowler with a lot of variations and he uses them very well, but you do get used to him once you’ve faced him for a while,” says Australia batter Matt Renshaw

Jan 25, 2023 11:02 IST

Another Series, Another Title

Jan 25, 2023 10:59 IST

Faf Hits Century in SA20

Faf du Plessis has created history by becoming the first ever batter in SA20 to score a century. The Joburg Super Kings captain slammed 113 off just 58 deliveries in an eight-wicket win. Read More Here.

Jan 25, 2023 10:11 IST

Exclusive: Rising England Star Tom Banton Talks About IPL Snub And More

Tom Banton was compared with the likes of Jos Buttler and Kevin Pietersen during his early days in international cricket. He landed IPL and BBL contracts but then inconsistency and injury has seen fall down the pecking order. Read More Here

Jan 25, 2023 09:32 IST

A Job Well Done

Jan 25, 2023 09:31 IST

BCCI Secretary Hails India

“From white-washing Sri Lanka in ODIs earlier this month to clean-sweeping the #BlackCaps similarly, this has been an absolute cracker of a start to 2023,” wrote BCCI Secretary Jay Shah on Instagram. Read More Here.

Jan 25, 2023 08:47 IST

Happy Birthday, Cheteshwar Pujara

India Test batting superstar Cheteshwar Pujara is celebrating his 35th birthday today. Here’s a look at his top innings  so far in the format for India

Jan 25, 2023 08:34 IST

SKY's Mysterious Gesture

Did anyone notice what Suryakumar Yadav did while applauding Rohit Sharma for his 30th ODI ton? Fans on Twitter are speculating he wanted his captain to get a double century. What do you think it meant. Check it out here.

Jan 25, 2023 07:58 IST

Kulcha United

bench strength. “I thought in the last six games we played we did most parts right and that is the key in 50-over games. We were consistent too. Without (Mohammed) Siraj and (Mohammed) Shami I knew we wanted to give chances to people on the bench. Wanted to get (Yuzvendra) Chahal and Umran (Malik) in the mix. We wanted to see how they react under pressure,” he said at the post-match presentation.

Today, Cheteshwar Pujara is celebrating his 35th birthday. The veteran opener is one of the finest batters in the format to have played for India.

Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja has made his competitive return with the Saurashtra cricket team in the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2022-23. He bowled 17 overs on the first day of the contest against Tamil Nadu in Chennai and remained wicketless.

Umesh Yadav had recently lodged a complaint with the police against his former manager for duping him to the tune of Rs 44 lakh. The accused , Shailesh Thakur, is yet to be arrested and the police are reportedly considering attaching his property in the case.

Shardul Thakur had played a vital role in India’s 90-run win over New Zealand in Indore with a three-wicket burst the turned the contest on its head. “Shardul has been doing it for a while. People call him magician in the squad and he came and delivered. Just need to get more games under his belt,” Rohit hailed the allrounder.

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