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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

England captain Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

ICC World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan calls Pakistan second or third favorites to win the tournament

  • The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is on the horizon and teams are nearing to finalize their squads for the mega 50-over event.
  • The tournament is going to be hosted in England and Wales, and given that, England is considered to be the favorites to win the tournament for the first time.
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Ravindra Jadeja’s father Anirudhsinh joins Congress ahead of Lok Sabha elections

  • Ravindra Jadeja is currently playing for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • He will be on the field on Saturday at the Eden Gardens to face the hosts Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
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IPL 2019: Marcus Stoinis says batting with AB de Villiers made things easier

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team has finally registered their first ever win in the ongoing IPL 2019 tournament.
  • After six straight losses to their name and zero points, RCB showed immense heart and passion to finally gain two points by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on April 13, 2019.
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Rahul Dravid not to vote in this General Elections

  • Currently, India is engrossed in the schedule of the General Elections, which started on Thursday, April 11 and will continue until May 19.
  • The counting of votes would be done on Thursday, May 23, 2019, and the results of the elections would be done on the same day.
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MS Dhoni a great leader and human being, says CSK spinner Imran Tahir

  • MS Dhoni is currently a heat magnet after his outburst against umpires in Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
  • After the on-field umpire, Ulhas Gandhe, reversed a call for a waist-high no ball, Dhoni stormed on to the field and argued with the umpires for their gaffe.
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IPL 2019: CSK have moved on from Jaipur episode, says batting coach Mike Hussey

  • When the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), MS Dhoni, invaded the field at Sawai Mansingh Stadium ground in Jaipur on April 11 in the game against Rajasthan Royals (RR) to protest an umpiring goof-up, there was a backlash against the former India captain.
  • Known for his ‘captain cool’ tag, Dhoni’s anger had unsettled a lot of people and many felt he had set up a bad precedent through his gesture.
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IPL 2019: MS Dhoni predicted where Ben Stokes will bowl the first ball of the last over

  • MS Dhoni is one of the sharpest minds in cricket and is often termed as one of the best tactical captains the world of cricket has ever seen.
  • The 37-year-old Jharkhand-born wicketkeeper-batsman has shown amazing game awareness and has predicted the bowlers’ intentions well before even the bowler knew what delivery he will bowl.
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IPL 2019: MI’s Alzarri Joseph hurts shoulder while fielding in RR game at the Wankhede

  • A lot of West Indian players have made names in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 and one among those is Alzarri Joseph, the 22-year-old pacer from Antigua.
  • The Mumbai Indians (M) bowler took six wickets for 12 runs in the very first match of his IPL career this year against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and in the game against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) earlier this week, he came up with a handy innings late in the game to see the MI pick a crucial win in the last ball of the match.
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MS Dhoni does right thing at right time, says KKR assistant coach Simon Katich

  • Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will lock horns with defenders Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the teams’ next game at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
  • It is just a few days ago that MS Dhoni’s side humbled the KKR in a low-scoring game in Chennai despite Andre Russell’s heroics and the upcoming game promises to be an interesting one since both sides have some explosive talents.
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