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.

Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Mohammad Amir ruled out of third ODI against England; doubtful for World Cup

  • Pakistan are currently involved in the five-match ODI series against England and the selectors had named the 17-man squad for this contest.
  • While the former did no harm to his chances with a quick-fire half-century, Amir missed out on the previous game as he was ill.
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IPL 2019: CSK coach Stephen Fleming says there could be changes in team for next season

IPL is the best league in the world, says SRH batsman David Warner

  • David Warner missed the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) owing to the ball-tampering scandal.
  • The 31-year-old batter dominated to such an extent that no batsman was even close to reaching his tally after playoffs got underway.
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Bangladesh try to get injured Mohammad Saifuddin back to shape before World Cup

  • Mohammad Saifuddin has a back problem and that has put the Tigers under a lot of concern ahead of the World Cup starting May 30.
  • Medium fast bowler Abu Jayed, who has also been picked for the Bangladesh squad for the World Cup, was set to make his ODI debut.
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IPL 2019: Sachin Tendulkar, Mahela Jayawardene praise young spinner Rahul Chahar

  • The 19-year-old bowler delivered 13 dot balls in his four overs to end up with 1 for 14 that put brakes on the CSK’s chase of a modest target of 150.
  • In the final, Chahar caught Suresh Raina plumb in from the wicket and it pegged back the CSK chase.
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Fan demands Harmanpreet Kaur’s statue outside ICC headquarters, apex body responds

  • Chasing 122, Supernovas were reeling at 64 for 5. Velocity was pretty much in the driver’s seat and had one hand on the trophy.
  • However, Harmanpreet was not ready to throw in the towel yet and played a captain’s knock to bail her team out of trouble.
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England speedster Liam Plunkett cleared of ball-tampering by ICC

  • The footage pretty much overshadowed England’s thrilling 12-run win over Pakistan in a high-scoring game.
  • Some users on Twitter also posted a photo of the ball which showed one side of it extremely rough.
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IPL 2019: Kieron Pollard fined for breaching the code of conduct in the final

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