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.

Japan U19
Japan U19. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Indian team management and selectors not on same page over Shikhar Dhawan’s cover

  • The injury came after his match-winning century versus Australia at the Kennington Oval in London.
  • Thereafter, there has been a lot of commotion in Indian cricket trying to find the southpaw’s replacement/cover.
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Manjot Kalra, U19 World Cup winner’s parents lied about his age, as per Police Chargesheet

  • However, the system has also been marred with cases of age-fudging, where parents lie about their ward’s real date of birth.
  • His parents Parveen Kumar and Ranjit Kaur — have been named in the chargesheet, as Manjot was a minor at that time.
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Japan qualify for U-19 World Cup after opponent players face suspension

  • It is known to be the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. And now, Japan also established itself as a rising star in the world of cricket.
  • The PNG cricket board thanked Japan for organising the tournament and wished them well for the mega event.
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Schedule announced for India’s tour of West Indies 2019

  • West Indies Cricket Board, on Wednesday, announced the schedule for Team India’s first assignment after the ongoing World Cup 2019.
  • The No.1 ranked team will face the hosts in Guyana Antigua (August 22 to 26) and Jamaica (August 30 to September 3) for the two Tests.
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Not getting a farewell match doesn’t diminish Yuvraj’s feats, feels Sourav Ganguly

  • It was revealed that Yuvraj was offered a retirement match but he wasn’t willing to take that.
  • The player of the series of the 2011 edition of the mega event, Yuvraj had always been one of Ganguly’s favorites.
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Kapil Dev has a surprise pick as Shikhar Dhawan’s replacement in India’s World Cup squad

  • India’s dream start to the World Cup 2019 has been marred by the injury to Shikhar Dhawan that has ruled him out of the tournament for a few weeks.
  • The legend’s remark though had come before Pant was asked to fly to England as Dhawan’s cover.
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