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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Brian Lara
Brian Lara. (Photo Source: Twitter)

World Cup 2019: Delaying India games raises eyebrows, makes ICC look weak

  • The English summer is already looking beautiful and the country seems to be embracing in style with the World Cup at home.
  • All the talk and hype about flat batting tracks and tall scores have turned mute ears. England scored 311 in their opening game.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Brian Lara picks the team that could lift the trophy

  • Cricket analysts and commentators have been quite busy giving their views out on the possible semi-finalists for the World Cup 2019.
  • While there have been different opinions, two teams that are common in most of the predictions are England and India.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli declared fit ahead of South Africa match

  • India’s 2019 World Cup campaign is yet to get underway and their first encounter is against South Africa on June 5 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
  • However, the Men in Blue was encountered with a scare ahead of their opening match as Kohli hurt his right thumb during a training session in Southampton.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Amidst crime and violence, Oshane Thomas crafted a career out of cricket

  • Oshane Thomas stormed into the limelight when he picked up 18 wickets in 10 matches for the Andre Russell-led Jamaica Tallawahs.
  • The 22-year-old bowled with venom and then went to England where he notched his maiden five-wicket haul at the highest level.
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World Cup 2019: I always bowl fast, claims Andre Russell

  • Andre Russell seems to be going through a fabulous phase in his career. Whatever he does is turning into gold.
  • While everyone’s aware of his batting prowess, he sent a timely reminder of what he can do with the ball in Windies’ first game of this World Cup.
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I don’t think Pakistan have the ability to beat this Indian team: Harbhajan Singh

  • Amidst the tension across the borders between the two countries, India and Pakistan will lock horns in the ongoing World Cup 2019 on June 16.
  • The Sarfaraz Ahmed-led side endured a worst possible start to their campaign as they were skittled out for just 105 runs by the Windies.
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World Cup 2019: Google goofs up while sending Virat Kohli a ‘Cheer for Team India’ message

  • After playing their warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh, the Men in Blue are all set to play their first match of the main round.
  • From a personal point of view, Virat had a bittersweet journey in the warmups with scores of 18 and 47.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Team India likely to send a few net bowlers back home

  • These players were scouted from the IPL 2019 season as well as the domestic performances were considered.
  • The youngster was constantly clocking 150 clicks. Avesh Khan, on the other hand, had a good domestic season.
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