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.

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers. (Photo by ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

ICC World Cup 2019: AB de Villiers names the favourites of the tournament

  • The 2019 edition of the World Cup in England and Wales is approximately three months away and teams are giving their finishing touches to their preparation.
  • The extravaganza will take place for around one and a half months and it’s speculated to be a thriller.
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Mahi bhai saved me from getting dropped a few times: Ishant Sharma

  • Test pacer Ishant Sharma recently said that the former skipper saved him from being dropped on a few instances.
  • The pacer mentioned that Virat Kohli looks up to him in difficult situations and pushes him to go the extra mile for the team.
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Former White Ferns all-rounder Lucy Doolan quits all forms of cricket

  • Lucy Doolan, the former New Zealand Women’s all-round cricketer, announced her retirement from all forms of cricket yesterday on March 15.
  • In 33 T20 Internationals, Doolan notched 194 runs with a top score of 41 and racked up 28 wickets.
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Virat Kohli and class are inseparable: AB de Villiers

  • He is only 30 years old and already on the brink of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most centuries in ODI cricket, which is 49.
  • Even the greats of the game have been awestruck by the masterclasses produced by the Delhi-born cricketer.
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Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar not interested about biopic on him

  • Nowadays, biopics on a number of famous personalities have been doing the rounds. Back 2016, a movie on MS Dhoni released.
  • In his career that spanned from 1971 to 1987, Gavaskar played 125 Tests and 108 ODIs in which he notched 10,122 and 3092 runs respectively.
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Prithvi Shaw dismisses reports of indiscipline leading to return from Australia

  • Last year, India toured Australia for a four-match Test series. In that series, Prithvi Shaw, the teen sensation, was about to play.
  • However, the 19-year-old from Thane has dismissed the reports, saying he had to return as the ankle wasn’t recovering fast enough.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ricky Ponting names his World Cup 2019 semi-finalists

  • The excitement and anticipation for the World Cup 2019 is increasing with every passing day.
  • The Delhi Capitals’ coach picked hosts England along with favourites India amongst his semi-finalists.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bangladesh team leaves New Zealand following Christchurch attack

  • The Bangladesh cricket team was faced with a rather precarious situation yesterday in the Christchurch city of New Zealand.
  • Among the support staff was also an Indian, the video analyst of the team, who put forth the horrors of the development.
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Mominul Haque reveals the insights of the Bangladesh team during the Christchurch attack

  • The Bangladesh cricket team wouldn’t have thought in their wildest dreams about what happened yesterday in New Zealand.
  • Thereafter, it was learned that the Bangladesh players went back to the team hotel, unscathed.
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BCCI hints at releasing complete IPL 2019 schedule on Monday

  • Unlike the previous editions of the tournament, the BCCI has only released a partial schedule for the season thus far.
  • This includes 4 matches for every side, with Royal Challengers Bangalore being an exception with 5 matches to their name.
  • (Read more about the story)

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