Cricket Plays brings you the Weekly Cricket Buzz from Feb 17 – 23. Top cricket Buzz MAKERS this week: Sachin wins OSCARS| Faf Du Plessis’ Dhoniesque | #T20WorldCup |
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 17
Sachin Tendulkar wins ‘Oscars of Sport’ award “Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020”
It was evident since the very date of the announcement of the nomination. Sachin Tendulkar wins the Laureus World Sports Award for Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 in the 20th edition. Tendulkar became the first Indian sportsperson to win a Laureus World Sports Award, the event is dubbed as the ‘Oscars of Sport.’ Sachin Tendulkar won the Laureus Sporting Moment Award for ICC World Cup 2011 victory lap
“Very rarely the entire country celebrates together. Very rarely there are no mixed opinions. Everyone sits together and celebrates. This is a reminder of how powerful sport is and what magic it does to all of our lives,”Sachin Tendulkar- acceptance speech
All winners of Laureus
England clinches the T20i series vs South Africa
Faf Du Plessis paves way for Young Guns to take up leadership
Faf Du Plessis has announced that he is stepping down from his role as captain of the Proteas’ Test and T20 teams effective immediately. The 35-year-old has cited a need to take a step back from captaincy in order to help facilitate the emergence of the next generation of leaders within the team under the new stewardship of Quinton de Kock. read more,,,
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 18
KXIP Owners buy a team for CPL
The owners of Kings XI Punjab in the IPL (KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited), has purchased the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team St Lucia Zouks which is currently led by Darren Sammy.
Mohit Burman the co-owner said
“We are excited at the opportunity to invest in one of the most exciting sporting tournaments in the world, and we have been impressed by the vibrancy of CPL over the last seven years. We visualise taking the franchise to the next level and showcasing St Lucia in the best possible light over the coming years.”
CPL 2020 is scheduled from August 19 to September 26.
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 19
Fiery Windies Pacer Oshane Thomas recovers after a car crash
The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) extends best wishes to West Indies and Jamaica fast-bowler Oshane Thomas who was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday, February 16 in Jamaica.
“Thomas was reportedly involved in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 2000 near Old Harbour in St. Catherine and was taken to hospital. WIPA’s executive and staff would like to extend our sympathies to Oshane. We wish for him a speedy and full recovery.”
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 19
Virat Kohli conquers the tight-schedule “No Issues at all”
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli had an all-out honest press conversation regarding various issues. The workload issue that is mainly haunting Indian and World cricket with players urging for leave on injury ground and “mental-health” ground as well. This is shocking! A sportsperson playing the sports he/she loves most is suffering mentally out of the same sport. A decade back, this would have been unimaginable. The no. of ICC and Premiere Leagues going around could be the factor, but that for some other day. read more,,,
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 20
Pakistan Cricket Board today suspended Umar Akmal Anti Corruption Code
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 21
ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020: India spins Aussie out in the tourney opener
Weekly Cricket Buzz Feb 22
ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020: Windies’ clinical show vs Thailand
West Indies Women won by 7 wickets.
ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020: New Zealand beats Sri Lanka comfortably
New Zealand Women won by 7 wickets.
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