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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar wants Jadeja and Shami to play the semis against New Zealand

  • India must be brimming with confidence after the league stage of the 2019 World Cup. The Men in Blue finished on top of the points table.
  • The Black Caps, on the contrary, are on a three-match losing streak and need to bring out their A-game in order to defeat India.
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Don’t think India lost because of us, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

  • The Pakistani fans and even some former players had blamed India for their team’s ouster from the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.
  • Both the teams also had the same number of wins which was the first parameter to decide which team will progress.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar backs India to lift the cup

  • It’s a venue where all the five matches in the mega event have been won by the team batting first.
  • Barring their 31-run defeat at the hands of England at the Edgbaston in Birmingham, Virat Kohli and Co brushed every other opponent aside.
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Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed doesn’t want Bangladeshis to be called Bengalis

  • In the arts and culture field, West Bengal in India and Bangladesh share an exotic relationship.
  • However, Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed reckons Bengalis and Bangladeshis are from completely different communities.
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Off-field issues continue to haunt the Afghanistan team

  • The latest being the speedster Aftab Alam’s case as he was sent back at the midway of the tournament.
  • This might have been the reason behind the bad performances of Afghanistan in this English summer.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Nasser Hussain predicts the finalists and the eventual winner

  • The semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup are all set to take place after some jaw-dropping action in the main round.
  • Prior to the knock-out games, Nasser Hussain, the former England captain, put forth his predictions.
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