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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Nick Compton
Nick Compton. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images for ECB)

World Cup 2019: ACB dismisses Mohammad Shahzad’s allegation of unfair exclusion

  • Mohammad Shahzad has entered into a tussle with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) after he was left out of the national squad for the 2019 World Cup.
  • He played only a couple of matches in the tournament versus Australia and Sri Lanka in which he could only manage seven runs.
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World Cup 2019: Nick Compton blasts Virat Kohli for stopping fans from booing Steve Smith

  • Former England opener Nick Compton has launched yet another scathing attack towards India skipper Virat Kohli.
  • During the high-voltage clash between India and Australia on Sunday, Smith was facing the heat from the Indian fans because of the ball-tampering scandal.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Lasith Malinga to leave the team after Bangladesh match

  • Sri Lanka is currently placed sixth in the points table of the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales with three points from as many matches.
  • The same is for the reason that his Mother-In-Law has passed away and the speedster will be leaving for home.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out for three weeks

  • Virat Kohli and Co. started with a resounding six-wicket victory versus South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
  • He failed in the warmups against the Black Caps and Bangladesh, getting out for two and one respectively.
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World Cup 2019: Marcus Stoinis ruled out of Pakistan clash, Mitchell Marsh to join as cover

  • There are also chances of him getting ruled out of the entire tournament as Australia have called Mitchell Marsh as cover.
  • Stoinis suffered a side strain during the 36-run defeat at the hands of India. Prior to that, he had a poor outing on the field.
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I did not watch cricket before meeting Yuvi: Hazel Keech

  • One of the greatest ODI players produced by India, Yuvraj Singh called time on his international career after a brilliant 17-year sojourn in cricket.
  • Yuvraj Singh was coached by his father and former India cricketer Yograj Singh but lived with his mother Shabnam after his parents separated.
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