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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Ravi Bishnoi
ICC U19 World Cup 2020, Day 5 Round Up

Leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi produced a spell of 8-3-5-4 to bag the Player of the Match award against Japan.

West Indies U19 vs Australia U19
ICC U19 World Cup 2020, Day 2 Round Up

Nyeem Young's 69-ball 61 guided West Indies to victory in a low-scoring affair against Australia.

ICC U19 World Cup 2020: 7th Warm-up match, Japan Under-19s vs Scotland Under-19s: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Tom Mackintosh scored 331 runs across five innings for Scotland Under-19s with help of a century and two fifties.

Younis Khan
Former Pakistan batsman Younis Khan offered coaching role in Japan

Younis is also pleased to see the gentleman’s game growing in popularity in nations which don’t have established international teams.

Indian team
Will we have cricket in the 2026 Asian Games?

Cricket is also likely to feature in the 2028 Olympic Games according to reports.

Shogo Kimura
Japanese baseball player Shogo Kimura keen to ply his trade in IPL

He played in Nippon Professional Baseball from 2003 to 2017, mostly as an infielder.

Bangalore
Watch: Japan opener Makoto Taniyama given out for leaving the field without informing the umpire

The Japan vs China game in the first ever East Asia Cup a quadrangular series witnessed a rare form of dismissal. Batsman Makoto Taniyama was given out ‘retired’ as he left the field to change his bat without the consent and approval from the on-field umpires Alan Curr and Mihindu Perera. An incident which can […]

Popularity of cricket on the ascendency in Japan

Popular for being a baseball crazy country as well as producing baseball players of international repute, cricket is set to make a sparkling entry into the country. The skipper of the Japanese cricket team also added that playing in the ICC Cricket World Cup was a dream for the nation. In recent times, The Guardian […]

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