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July 08, Evening Brief: Today's top news and headlines from the cricketing world

Aaron Finch. (Photo Source: Twitter)
1. Matthew Breetzke earns maiden Test call-up for West Indies series, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje misses

 The 25-year-old represented Northants and was part of the South A side that toured Sri Lanka in 2023 (Read More)

2. Jay Shah's ICC chairman candidacy remains undecided, election in November

Shah has remained resolutely ambivalent regarding his interest in assuming the chairmanship, which Greg Barclay has held for the past four years (Read More)

3. ZIM vs IND: Skipper Shubman Gill impressed with Abhishek Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s incredible knocks

Abhishek smashed seven boundaries and eight maximums and hit a terrific century in only his second international match (Read More)

4. Report reveals schedule for Champions Trophy 2025, India-Pakistan clash in Lahore

According to the schedule, the marquee clash of the 2017 finalists India and Pakistan has been marked for March 01, while another age-old rivals, England and Australia, will meet on February 22 (Read More)

5. EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Finch decodes Australia’s disappointing campaign at T20 World Cup 2024

Former Australia captain expressed his disappointment with Mitchell Marsh-led Australia and their early exit from the recently concluded T20 World Cup 2024 (Read More)

6. 'She has a great attitude and is a truly hard-working cricketer' - Munish Bali extols virtues of Uma Chetry post debut game

Bali expressed immense joy when Chetry was awarded her debut cap, marking her as the 83rd player for India Women in T20Is (Read More)

7. ‘Got Jaiswal still coming into the series’ - Andy Flower lauds Abhishek Sharma, opens up competition in Indian team

 Former cricketer Andy Flower opened up on the challenge that the team management might face with Jaiswal’s incoming and lauded India for their incredible bench strength (Read More)

8. Reports: Mumbai Cricket Association plans new cricket stadium in Thane with 1 lakh+ capacity

MCA has already applied for an open tender offered by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation for a 50-acre land in Amane village in Thane district (Read More)

9. Team India's INR 125 crore prize money distribution revealed

BCCI also decided to reward the reserve players like Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Shubman Gill and Avesh Khan with INR 1 crore each (Read More)

10. 'I enjoy competition, don’t take any stress about it' - Ishan Kishan opens up on falling behind in pecking order across formats

Things spiralled dramatically over the next few months as Rahul's return for marquee events like the Asia Cup and the ODI World Cup pushed Kishan to the bench (Read More)

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