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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant. (photo by Alan Martin/Action Plus via Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Rishabh Pant will learn with time, says Virat Kohli after India’s semis loss

  • Rishabh Pant had a massive task of bailing India out in their semi-final match against New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • The Men in Blue lost a couple of quick wickets in the form of captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who had scored five centuries in this World Cup.
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He just proved me wrong on all fronts, Sanjay Manjrekar apologises to Ravindra Jadeja

  • Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar had a golden opportunity to tender his apology to Ravindra Jadeja after the all-rounder produced his best World Cup performance against New Zealand at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
  • Coming out to bat with India reeling at 92 for 6, Jadeja took the battle to the opponents’ camp by scoring 77 runs off 59 balls.
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MS Dhoni could’ve batted at number five: Sachin Tendulkar

  • The semi-final loss at the hands of New Zealand is stinging the Indian team and fans.
  • A lot of things are being pointed out from the experts which India did wrong in the chase.
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Kane Williamson replies cheekily when asked about MS Dhoni after New Zealand’s victory

  • New Zealand has every reason to cheer as the team is now through to the final of the 2019 World Cup at the Lord’s on July 14.
  • The Black Caps thumped Virat Kohli’s India by 18 runs at the Old Trafford and are now awaiting the winner of the second semi-final between England and Australia at the Edgbaston in Birmingham.
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Indian players likely to take a break after a gruelling World Cup

  • India’s dressing room was left stunned and in shock after MS Dhoni got run-out on Wednesday.
  • The hopes of making it to the final were ended there itself and they will have to leave England now without a trophy.
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Indian team physio, Patrick Farhart bids farewell to Indian cricket

  • Virat Kohli‘s men bowed out of the 2019 World Cup with a narrow loss to Black Caps.
  • Though the duo of Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni held their nerves after initial breakdown they were not able to take the side over the line.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Indian fan dies after MS Dhoni’s dismissal in the semi-final

  • Ever since MS Dhoni started donning the national colours, his fandom has only increased.
  • The veteran turned 38 years old and yet his fan-following hasn’t diminished by any means.
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After World Cup exit, Indian team management could face volley of uncomfortable questions

  • India’s dreams were shattered at Old Trafford on Wednesday when they lost the semi-final of the 2019 cricket World Cup to New Zealand.
  • The India batting’s top order crumbled on the day after they were set a target of 240 and despite a valiant comeback from Ravindra Jadeja (77) and MS Dhoni (50), India were all out for 221 to fall short by 18 runs.
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Why the whole ground wasn’t covered? Sunil Gavaskar questions ECB over poor rain measures

  • The rain has played spoilsport a number of times in the ongoing World Cup.
  • As many as four matches were washed out during the league stage and the ICC had come under the severe scanner.
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Shoaib Akhtar asks fans not to bash Team India, says Men in Blue did well in World Cup 2019

  • The hope of Asia regaining the World Cup was dashed on Wednesday with India losing to New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ongoing edition in England and Wales.
  • The Men in Blue were the only Asian team in the last four, as it was in 2015, and they failed to make the final yet again.
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