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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Abdul Razzaq
Abdul Razzaq. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Abdul Razzaq questions India’s intent vs England; even lauds ‘musalman’ Mohammed Shami

  • It seems the Pakistanis are yet to overcome the shock they received to see England beat India by 31 runs in the Cricket World Cup 2019 contest in Birmingham on Sunday.
  • Pakistan fans and experts came up with strong reactions after Virat Kohli’s side slumped to their first defeat of this tournament.
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I had decided not to take financial help from BCCI after retirement, says Kapil Dev

  • He might have been the first Indian captain to win a cricket World Cup at any level but Kapil Dev has not been a frontline man with the cricket administrators over the years.
  • He said he doesn’t depend on the Board of Control for Cricket in India for his financial support.
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Meet Afghan Morteza Ali, who overcame death threats to become a first-class player in England

  • He can easily be called Afghanistan’s Malala Yousafzai, a male version though. Or rather, cricket’s Malala.
  • He found a refuge in England, just like Malala, and there he met a person who would become his second father.
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Out of form Pakistan speedster, Hasan Ali has found some success off the field

After their win over India, England are back to ODI ranking 1

  • However, the plight was short-lived as Eoin Morgan’s side was back to the top as per the ICC’s fresh rankings, thanks to their 31-run win over India.
  • From eight points in five games, the Three Lions suddenly found themselves struggling at eight from seven games.
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Bangladesh are capable of beating India: Shoaib Akhtar

  • The Tigers are in a must-win situation to stay alive in the World Cup and have defeated top teams in the tournament.
  • This is the reason why Shoaib Akhtar feels that Bangladesh can do which Pakistan couldn’t on when they faced the arch-rivals.
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