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

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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis. (Photo Source: CHRISTIAAN KOTZE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ashish Nehra feels Shikhar Dhawan needs just one knock to get his confidence back

  • His last fifty in the limited overs format came way back in January when he scored 66 against New Zealand in the second ODI at Mount Maunganui.
  • Dhawan has had starts in all the games he has played but has not gone on to make substantial contributions to the team’s total.
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Faf du Plessis names his biggest weapon in the ODIs

  • Though all the accolades came for the batsmen, the bowling attack has to be credited for an exceptional performance earlier in the day.
  • Moreover, he had some special words for Imran Tahir and revealed that the leggie has been a weapon for him for a long time now.
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Political tension between India-Pakistan takes toll on World Cup travel plans

  • The recent turn of events between India and Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama terror has taken a big toll on cricket.
  • The bilateral relation between the two neighbours were already suspended and the recent attack has made sure that the resumption is more than unlikely in coming years.
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PCB seeks visa guarantee for Pakistan players for twin ICC events in India in 2021 & 2023

  • After voices came up in India calling for boycotting the World Cup clash with Pakistan in England on June 16 and even seeking ouster of the arch-rivals from the mega event.
  • Mani, a former president of the ICC, sought a guarantee that visas would not be an issue at the two events to be held in India.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Ajinkya Rahane hopeful of making it into the Indian squad

  • The World Cup is under 100 days away and one of the favourites of the title, Team India is also trying to find the best combination for the mega ICC event.
  • Currently, the Indian team is engaged in the five-match ODI series against Australia and has won the first match.
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Jhulan Goswami reclaims the No.1 position in ICC Women’s ODI bowler Rankings

  • India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami has seized back the top position for bowlers in the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings.
  • Reigning World champions England are behind South Africa in the fifth position, with 12 points from 12 matches.
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Virat Kohli won’t want to get out to me again: Adam Zampa

  • He gave away only 49 runs in his spell of 10 overs and also got rid of Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, as well as Ambati Rayudu.
  • The 30-year-old from Delhi was batting on 44 runs from 45 deliveries with six boundaries and one over-boundary.
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We used fake names while talking to the wedding caterer, says Anushka Sharma

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli and his sweetheart, actress Anushka Sharma tied the knot on December 11, 2017, in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy.
  • To keep it a low-key affair was a huge challenge since both the people involved were big celebrities with a huge fan-base.
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Shaun Marsh is a very good player of spin bowling: Kuldeep Yadav

  • Earlier, Australia had struggled their way to 236/7 after winning the toss and electing to bat first.
  • The chinaman is aware that the visitors may have analysed him well. He looks forward to doing well in the second game.
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Imran Tahir to quit playing ODIs after the World Cup 2019

  • South Africa’s star leg-spinner Imran Tahir has decided to hang his boots from the ODI cricket after the upcoming World Cup.
  • Tahir, however, will continue playing the T20Is and wishes to continue until the 2020 T20 World Cup which is set to take place in Australia.
  • (Read more about the story)

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