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.

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South African coach Ottis Gibson during the South African national cricket team training session. (Photo by Shaun Roy/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Reports: BCCI denied to release South Africa players from the IPL

  • The World Cup is set to start in three weeks time with South Africa and hosts England facing each other in the opening game at the Kennington Oval in London.
  • In the meantime, it has been learned that even South Africa wanted their gun players back, but they weren’t allowed.
  • (Read more about the story)

After consecutive tons, Jason Holder thinks Shai Hope could become the best

  • Another name in the Caribbean rank, who though has not played in the IPL, but is giving enough glimpse of his batting prowess is their wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope.
  • The back-to-back hundreds saw Hope breaching the 2,000 ODI run mark in 47 innings, surpassing his compatriot Sir Viv Richards.
  • (Read more about the story)

Harbhajan Singh is aware of his line and lengths to certain batsmen, reckons Brett Lee

  • He is currently plying his trade for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season.
  • He was bought by the MS Dhoni-captained franchise back in 2018 and he hasn’t disappointed one bit.
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IPL 2019: Nigel Llong to officiate in the Final amidst ‘door kick’ controversy

  • He had an on-field argument with Virat Kohli, the RCB captain, and Umesh Yadav after a contentious no-ball decision in the final over of the Sunrisers innings.
  • After the controversy in Bengaluru, Llong had a decent outing in the Qualifier 1 between CSK and the MI at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
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World Cup 2019: Shahid Afridi asks Pakistan team to play aggressive and positive cricket

  • They now have four games to finalize their best combination for the upcoming event and former captain Shahid Afridi believes that they can make it into the semi-finals at least.
  • But the team has bounced back in the practice matches in England with Imad Wasim scoring a hundred and bowlers showing some great skills.
  • (Read more about the story)

After World Cup call up Kane Richardson withdraws from T20 blast

  • Earlier, Jhye Richardson had injured his shoulder during the five-match ODI series against Pakistan in UAE.
  • But the news was Jhye hasn’t recovered yet and Kane was called in as a replacement on May 8.
  • (Read more about the story)

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