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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad blessed with a baby boy

  • His looks might be deceptive but Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad’s ability to excite the supporters with his willow is never questioned.
  • The 32-year-old started playing in the ICC World Cup 2019 in England but was ruled out after playing two games because of a knee injury.
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Star Sports should be fair to all teams: PCB chief Ehsan Mani on ‘baap re baap’ Ad

  • The arch-rivals will lock horns against each other in a high-voltage clash in Manchester on Sunday (June 16).
  • The cameras had spotted the Indian Army insignia on Dhoni’s gloves during India’s World Cup opener against South Africa.
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Jasprit Bumrah rumored to be dating actress Anupama Parameswaran

  • Cricket and Bollywood share an exotic relationship for a really long time now and it has only strengthened with time.
  • A number of cricketers have dated and even tied the knots with B-Town actresses from the early 90s to even most recently.
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PCB ready to host the whole of PSL 5 in Pakistan

  • It was a decade back that Pakistan’s image as a host to international games had received a terrible blow.
  • A few teams like Zimbabwe and West Indies went for short series while Pakistan played at the venues in the United Arab Emirates as their home ground.
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Against India, Pakistan should take inspiration from Champions Trophy final, feels Waqar Younis

  • Ahead of the key encounter, former pacer Waqar Younis has shared some useful insights for the team.
  • Pakistan, on the other hand, have lost two out of their four games so far and won one. The other game (against Sri Lanka) has been abandoned.
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Virat Kohli gives an update on Shikhar Dhawan’s thumb injury after New Zealand wash out

  • India have made a solid start to their campaign in World Cup 2019 by beating South Africa and Australia in the first two games.
  • The Men in Blue now play arch-rivals Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday in what is likely to be an explosive affair.
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Standing in the slip will be an issue for Shikhar Dhawan, says India fielding coach R Sridhar

  • Team India is desperately waiting to see their star opener Shikhar Dhawan regain fitness in the ongoing World Cup.
  • The opener is currently sidelined with a thumb injury that he sustained during the game against Australia.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sourav Ganguly suggests a solution after India-New Zealand washout

  • The World Cup 2019 in England and Wales has been a frustrating one both for the players as well as the supporters.
  • On Thursday, June 13, India and New Zealand were scheduled to lock horns at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
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