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.

Kedar Jadhav
Kedar Jadhav. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Kedar Jadhav’s participation in doubt, Axar Patel possible replacement

ICC World Cup 2019: Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn on track to getting fit in time

  • South Africa has always boasted of some of the best players in the business in both batting as well as bowling department, yet hasn’t got hands on the coveted World Cup trophy.
  • However, according to head coach Ottis Gibson, Rabada and Steyn are in line to make full recoveries before the tournament gets underway.
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“Woh meri biwi thodi na hain,” Shikhar Dhawan’s cheeky reply on being asked about Rohit Sharma

  • With the World Cup in England and Wales knocking on the doors, India are considered as one of the favourites to get their hands on the silverware.
  • Apart from Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have also stepped up and delivered pretty consistently.
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Sourav Ganguly feels Pakistan are one of the favourites in the World Cup, but not against India

  • The most awaited sporting event of the year, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is only two weeks away.
  • The Men in Green beat India by a massive 180 runs in the final and had previously also won the World T20 2009 which was also played in England.
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World Cup omission is bitterly disappointing, says Josh Hazlewood

Eoin Morgan suspended for Nottingham ODI after second over-rate offence

  • England captain Eoin Morgan has been suspended for one ODI and fined 40 per cent of his match fee.
  • Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the suspension on Morgan.
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World Cup 2019: Dean Jones wants the showpiece event to have eight teams

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has faced flak over cutting down the number of participating teams for this year’s World Cup.
  • From 12 teams in 2015, the number has brought down to 10 this time and not even all the Test-playing nations have got an opportunity in this edition starting May 30.
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IPL 2019: For Shardul Thakur, the last ball LBW in final remains a dreadful thought

  • Lasith Malinga bowled one that was right on the middle stump and Shardul missed completely trying to swipe it down the leg slide.
  • What is hurting the cricketer more is that when he walked into the ground, the only thing that he had in his mind was a win.
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