Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

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Suresh Raina. (Photo by WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

India v England, 3rd ODI – England get consolation win despite Jadhav’s heroics

  • England beat India in the Kolkata ODI by 5 runs. England posted 321 runs riding on fifties from Ben Stokes and Jason Roy.
  • India came close to the target after Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jadhav stitched a 104-run partnership in the lower order.
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South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I – Sri Lanka register first win on the tour

  • Sri Lanka managed to sneak a close win against South Africa in the 2nd T20Is.
  • Chasing 114 for the win, the visitors were guided by fifty by Angelo Mathews. Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets in the low scoring encounter.
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New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 – New Zealand trail by 29 runs

  • Bangladesh posted a decent 289 in the first innings. The hosts stuttered their way to 260/7 by the end of day 3.
  • They still trail by 29 runs in the match. Rain interrupted play on the day.
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Australia v Pakistan, 4th ODI – Australia seal series with comfortable win

  • Pakistan were bundled out for just 267 in their run chase of 353 for the win in the 4th ODI.
  • It was David Warner who scored a brilliant 130 on the day and was well supported by Glenn Maxwell, who scored 78 off 44 balls.
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Players inducted in CA Hall of Fame

  • Cricket Australia felicitated the 1987 World Cup heroes recently.
  • During the ceremony, several players were inducted in the Hall of Fame. Among the notable mentions, Matthew Hayden and David Boon were the big names.
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India to have 3 overseas tours after Champions Trophy

  • Team India has a very packed schedule after the conclusion of the Champions Trophy 2017.
  • They are slated to tour West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa in 2017 post June.
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Anurag Thakur elected as President of Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association

  • Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur has been elected as the president of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association.
  • The appointment has come days after he was sacked as the BCCI president.
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Suresh Raina seeking career in politics

  • As per the recent reports, Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is seeking a career in politics now.
  • He has been out of favor from the national side for quite some time now.
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ICC to plan expansion of the game with new development head

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) is eager to expand the game of cricket beyond the 10 teams that play international cricket now as full members and 39 associate members.
  • And so the ICC’s regional development teams will meet at the headquarters in Dubai to chalk out a long-term blueprint for the growth of the game.
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AB de Villiers hits a century on comeback

  • Playing in the CSA Provincial One Day cup, AB de Villiers hit 134 off 103 balls for the Northerns against the Easterns.
  • AB had last played a competitive match back in July 2016.
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Arafat Sunny arrested by Bangladesh Police

  • Bangladesh left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny has been arrested by Bangladesh police in Dhaka on Sunday.
  • He allegedly posted some sensitive photos of him and his girlfriend from a fake facebook account which seemed to have the emotions of his girlfriend.
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