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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

JP Duminy
JP Duminy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

JP Duminy to hang his boots from ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup

  • JP Duminy, the South African all-rounder hasn’t had the smoothest of runs in international cricket.
  • The Cape Town-born hasn’t been consistent enough and hence has been in and out of the national team.
  • (Read more about the story)

After Australia debacle, Anil Kumble names India’s number four

  • They had zeroed in on Ambati Rayudu for the No.4 position but his form has been far from satisfactory.
  • A less than sure plan in organising the top order also saw India squandering an ODI series against Australia at home 2-3 after gaining a 2-0 lead.
  • (Read more about the story)

Hasin Jahan feels justified after police files charge sheet against Mohammed Shami

  • This comes after several tussles between Shami and his estranged former wife Hasin Jahan.
  • His involvement in IPL 2018 was also delayed due to these developments and when he did play, the performance was just wasn’t there.
  • (Read more about the story)

An Indian working as a support staff in Bangladesh Cricket Team recounts the horror of the Christchurch attack

  • The players heard the gunshots from the bus itself and even saw some of the victims lose their lives, before lying on the floor of the bus for their safety.
  • Bangladesh’s support staff includes an Indian too, who works as the team’s video analyst.
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The team escaped death by 3 to 4 minutes: Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mashud

  • The cricketers were asked to lie down on the floor of the bus before the police came and escorted them.
  • For around ten mins, the team entire lay on the floor of the bus, to avoid any gunshots fired at them.
  • (Read more about the story)

S Sreesanth happy after Supreme Court revokes his life ban

  • The Supreme Court of India on Friday scrapped cricketer S Sreesanth’s life ban for match-fixing but also stopped short of acquitting him.
  • Back then, the police had also launched legal proceedings against the entire Rajasthan Royals.
  • (Read more about the story)

If Leander Paes plays tennis at 42, I can certainly play cricket at 36: S Sreesanth

  • S Sreesanth will be a relieved man today, as the former India player’s life-ban was lifted by Supreme Court on March 15, 2019.
  • Sreesanth challenged the order in court in 2013. Sreesanth has played 27 Tests, 53 ODIs and 10 T20 Internationals for the Indian team.
  • (Read more about the story)

Unable to process anything after KKR selection: Sandeep Warrier

  • Kerala’s wonder pacer, the 27-year-old Sandeep Warrier was incorporated into the Kolkata Knight Riders squad at the last minute.
  • The Kerala pacers said that initially, out of joy, he was unable to process what had happened.
  • (Read more about the story)

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Christchurch Test called off after shooting incident

  • The upcoming third Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch has been canceled as a result of the mosque shootings on Friday afternoon.
  • The updates comes just a couple of hours after the Bangladesh players narrowly escaped a shooting incident at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Simon Katich emphasizes Dinesh Karthik’s role as the finisher

  • The Kolkata Knight Riders’ assistant coach Simon Katich is positive about Dinesh Karthik’s position in India’s World Cup mix.
  • Katich has claimed that Karthik will once again shine in his finisher’s role that’s been appointed to him.
  • (Read more about the story)

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