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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Team India faces boycott from media after sending net bowlers for interaction

  • The love-hate relationship between Team India and the Indian media is well known. The two parties have rarely found themselves on the same page.
  • The journalists took the decision after India sent net bowlers Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan and Khaleel Ahmed for the interaction.
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World Cup 2019: England angry with Pakistan’s handling of the ball at Trent Bridge

  • The high-scoring contest went right down to the wire before Pakistan stunned the hosts and the World Cup favourites by 14 runs.
  • Put into bat first, the reigning Champions Trophy holders scored a mammoth 348 for 8 in the stipulated 50 overs.
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World Cup 2019: English weather making team selection tough for Team India

  • The Men in Blue will take on beleaguered South Africa in their tournament-opener in Southampton.
  • While India are one of the most dominating teams in the world at the moment, the same cannot be said about South Africa.
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World Cup 2019: Dale Steyn ruled out of the tournament; replacement named

  • But he has been ruled out of the whole World Cup now after suffering a second shoulder injury.
  • Dale Steyn injured his shoulder during the Indian Premier League (IPL) stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
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World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar’s old prediction on Pakistan beating England came true

  • But they decided to change the crisis into an opportunity and tamed the hosts eventually, winning a high-scoring affair by just 14 runs.
  • The former world champions made a massive improvement on their pathetic performance against the Caribbeans.
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World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka fan climbs tree demanding Thisara Perera’s batting promotion

  • Sri Lanka’s recent form on the field might be a strong deterrent to their climbing up the points table but their fans are in no mood to give up.
  • He hit the team’s only sixes although Dimuth Karunaratne’s side collapsed for 136 and lost the match by 10 wickets.
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World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed fined 20 percent of his match fee for slow-over rate offence