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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Steve Rhodes
Steve Rhodes. (Photo Source: Twitter)

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes reacts to interesting toss scenario ahead of Pakistan clash

  • Bangladesh are already knocked out of the ongoing World Cup and they will face Pakistan in their last league game on Friday.
  • Moreover, if Bangladesh win the toss and opt to bat first, Pakistan will stand eliminated even before the ball is bowled.
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Lightning should strike Bangladesh team, says Mohammad Yousuf over Pakistan’s chances in the World Cup

  • With England beating New Zealand in Chester-le-Street on Wednesday, the top four teams of the 2019 World Cup have been almost confirmed.
  • Rather, their former cricketer Mohammad Yousuf is jokingly hoping that the lightning strikes Bangladesh team and they get all-out for a score like 10.
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Harmanpreet Kaur joins Lancashire Thunder for 2019 Women’s Cricket Super League

  • Harmanpreet Kaur, the Indian women’s team’s captain, is set to rejoin the Lancashire Thunder for the 2019 edition of the Women’s Cricket Super League.
  • Last year, she became the first Indian women to smack a T20I century and she accomplished the feat versus New Zealand Women.
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Ashes 2019: Steve Waugh set to mentor Australia

  • Steve Waugh, the legendary Australian cricketer, is all set to mentor the national team in the upcoming away Ashes.
  • The 54-year-old Waugh’s appointment has also boosted Australia’s hopes of winning the Ashes on English soil for the first time in 18 years.
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I feel like I haven’t hit the ball better in my career: Glenn Maxwell

  • It wasn’t quite the scenario one could forecast for the struggling side even a few months ago.
  • His strike rate as expected has been on the higher side at 190, but a lot more is expected of Maxwell.
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Bangladesh played well in World Cup but not enough to convince Shakib Al Hasan

  • Promoted at No.3 in the batting order, the No.1 all-rounder in ODIs made a major mark in the tournament and could well be picked as the Player of the Tournament still.
  • Shakib, who has hit two centuries and four half-centuries in the tournament, was guiding his team well in the must-win clash with India at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
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