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THE GOSSIP: YOUR DAILY ROUND-UP OF THE CRICKETING WORLD

Vincent faces police charge, Dhoni set to stay at CSK and Boycott slams England

Each weekday, The Cricketer rounds up all the latest news from across the game. Here's today's handy bundle.

Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who spectacularly fell from grace after admitting match-fixing, faces a police charge of wilful damage for intentionally damaging a car. (New Zealand Herald)

Phil Tufnell identified two positives for England in the aftermath of Australia’s 120-run win at the Adelaide Oval. (Metro)

Unprecedented scenes of Sri Lankan cricketers wearing face masks have reignited debate about hosting major sports in heavily polluted New Delhi, where doctors are increasingly vocal about the health risks posed by smog. (The International News)

Suzie Bates will captain Adelaide Strikers this summer as they strive for their first Rebel WBBL finals appearance. (cricket.com.au)

WACA Ground officials hope they can raise $12million through philanthropic means in order to get the venue's planned redevelopment off the ground. (SBS)

Alex Hughes has committed his long-term future to Derbyshire by signing a new three-year deal to keep him at the Club until the end of the 2020 season. (Derbyshire CCC)

Coach Richard Pybus, who arrived this week with an interest in becoming the Tigers’ head coach, gave a presentation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday. (Daily Star, Bangladesh)

Australian spearhead Josh Hazlewood has warned England he’s rediscovered his mojo after executing a ruthless matchwinning performance in Adelaide. (Fox Sports)

Geoffrey Boycott bemoans the lack of talent in English domestic cricket and believes that is the reason for their struggles in Australia with the former England batsman questioning who could replace the current crop of players. (BT Sport)

MS Dhoni’s rumoured comeback to Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings (CSK) might soon turn true. (Deccan Chronicle)

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