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.

Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel. (Photo: IANS)

Parthiv Patel is playing in IPL despite his father’s serious condition

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are not having a great run in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) at the moment.
  • They have lost all the six matches so far and are being trolled a lot on social media.
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IPL 2019: Speculation rife over DC holding trials in Kolkata to find replacements for injured players

  • Speculation was rife on Tuesday about Delhi Capitals (DC) looking for a couple of replacements in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 and it was also known that the franchise called for sudden selection trials in Kolkata.
  • The curiosity went higher when it was learnt that some of the players injured in the squad are Indians.
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PCB appoints sports psychologist ahead of World Cup 2019

  • Sports psychologists are an integral part of successful teams, including those in cricket.
  • A number of teams have been found to have gained from hiring sports psychologists and now, Pakistan have decided to follow suit.
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IPL 2019: Siddhesh Lad replaces Rohit Sharma; Kieron Pollard to lead Mumbai Indians

  • Rohit Sharma got injured in the training session on Tuesday and since then there were speculations about his participation in the game against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
  • It was also unknown as to who will lead the Mumbai Indians (MI) if he misses out this game.
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David Warner needs Australian cricket more than they need him, says Graeme Smith

  • David Warner is expected to be back in the Australian colours come the ICC World Cup 2019 after serving a one-year ban in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test in South Africa in March of 2018.
  • Warner, who spent the ban playing grade cricket in Australia and in various T20 leagues around the world, along with fellow cricketer Steve Smith, who was also banned, is almost confirmed to be picked in Australia’s 15-man squad for the mega ICC event.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Jason Gillespie names the favourites and the dark horse of the quadrennial event

  • Amidst the limelight, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is hogging currently, the World Cup is inching closer with every passing day.
  • Apart from England and Pakistan, all the teams have played their final international assignments before the mega event.
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Remove Nasir Jamshed from Exit Control List (ECL), orders Lahore High Court

  • Nasir Jamshed was one of the most talented cricketers to emerge from Pakistan at one point of time and was destined for big things.
  • The left-handed opener debuted for Pakistan in ODIs in 2008 against Zimbabwe and played two Tests against South Africa in 2013.
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IPL 2019: CSK’s MS Dhoni says slow surfaces like Chepauk are not good advertisement for the IPL

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni won his fifth game out of six in the ongoing IPL, as they defeated Dinesh Karthik’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by seven wickets in their last encounter at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai.
  • The match saw KKR being restricted to 108/9 in 20 overs with Deepak Chahar picking 3/20 and Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh picking two wickets each.
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Hardik Pandya deposes before BCCI ombudsman; KL Rahul to follow

  • India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul had landed in a television controversy in January that saw them getting temporarily suspended.
  • Though they were later allowed to play for India, the issue remained within the ambit of law.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Dilip Vengsarkar reveals surprise name as candidate for India’s No. 4 spot

  • Former India batsman Dilip Vengsarkar has joined a host of former players giving an opinion on who should be India’s number four batsman for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales.
  • The much-talked-about spot has been India’s Achilles heels ever since Yuvraj Singh was dropped in the mid of 2017.
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