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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

It was disappointing to watch what they did with Rayudu: Yuvraj Singh slams team management

  • Team India’s defeat in the World Cup 2019 semi-final was an unexpected outcome.
  • Not just the fact that they were the favourites to lift the title but that they lost chasing a modest target against New Zealand.
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IPL franchises discuss new teams, BCCI looking for stability

  • The 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was a witness to eight teams, fighting it out with Mumbai Indians (MI) winning the championship.
  • The Rohit Sharma-led franchise defeated MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
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Azhar Mahmood picks only two Pakistan cricketers in his all-time XI

  • Azhar Mahmood, the former Pakistan cricketer, was recently a part of the national team in its campaign in the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.
  • But he would be disappointed that the Men in Green couldn’t qualify for the semis.
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Vijay Shankar set to undergo tests at the NCA to his injured toe

  • The all-rounder played only three games after which he, unfortunately, developed a toe fracture and was subsequently ruled out of the mega event in England and Wales.
  • Karnataka batsman Mayank Agarwal was called upon as his replacement. The 28-year-old Shankar could only manage 58 runs and a couple of wickets.
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Ashes 2019: Cameron Bancroft named in Australia’s 25-man probable squad

  • Cameron Bancroft made his comeback into Australian cricket during the 2018-19 edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
  • However, he is yet to play an international match after serving the nine-month suspension, which ended in December 2018.
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Afghanistan Cricket Board suspends team manager and chief selector

  • The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has decided to suspend chief selector Dawlat Ahmadzai and team manager Nayeem Sayem for one year.
  • The team couldn’t win a single match from the nine they played, though it got close in a couple of games.
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World Cup 2019: Sunil Gavaskar picks his best XI

  • The cricketing fans from all over the world wait for four years for the arrival of the World Cup.
  • The English summer was a host to this historic 2019 World Cup, which turned out to be another treat for everyone.
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World Cup 2019: Harbhajan Singh picks his best XI

  • The World Cup 2019 has been one of its kind. After a month packed with cricketing action, we are down to the final game of the tournament.
  • India has already paid a heavy price for taking the Kiwis for granted and England can’t afford to be casual against them.
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After World Cup exit, India selectors under fire over mysterious selection calls in squad

  • Once India lost their semi-final clash against New Zealand at Old Trafford by 18 runs on Wednesday, the uncomfortable questions have started surfacing.
  • Injuries to Shikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar and the mysterious reason for not calling up Ambati Rayudu made things worse for a batting order that relied heavily on its top three.
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BJP leader Sanjay Paswan says MS Dhoni may join the party after retirement

  • Dhoni has been the biggest name in Indian cricket after Sachin Tendulkar and some may argue that he has even transcended the great man in popularity
  • However, with his career winding down, people have got thinking what will Dhoni do after retiring and BJP leader Sanjay Paswan presented everyone with an answer.
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