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 Source: ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Kedar Jadhav expected to travel with Team India on May 22

  • Team India has been in incredible form over the past few years, having won most of their limited-overs fixtures, barring an odd blemish here and there.
  • The Virat Kohli-captained unit is currently the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) number-two ranked team in ODIs and quite expectantly, it is expected to be a brute force in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales.
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Irfan Pathan finds place in Carribean Premier League (CPL) draft; could make history

  • He was once considered to be the second Kapil Dev, thanks to his ability with both the bat and ball.
  • After a roller coaster of a ride that his career has been, Irfan Pathan, now 34, is set to create history as his name has found a place in the players’ draft of for the Carribean Premier League (CPL) 2019.
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I will give my best in the World Cup, says South Africa quick Dale Steyn

  • South Africa will renew their bid for the first World Cup title in England later this month and their veteran pacer Dale Steyn has stated his desire to win the coveted trophy in his final outing.
  • The Proteas were referred to as the favourites to win the tournament a number of times in the past but they could never make it to the final – either because the rule ditched them or because of a nervous breakdown.
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World Cup 2019: Star Sports confirms telecast of all warm-up matches

  • The ICC World Cup 2019 is just two weeks away and things have started to get serious with the teams having preparatory camps.
  • Also, the schedule for the warm-up games has been finalized and with it, the official broadcasters of the tournament in India, Star Sports has confirmed that all of the 10 practice matches will be telecasted live.
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IPL 2019: Kuldeep Yadav reveals how MS Dhoni’s message boosted him after Moeen Ali assault

  • The chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav will be one of India’s trump cards in the upcoming ICC World Cup.
  • However, the 24-year-old bowler had his worst time in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, picking up just four wickets in nine games for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
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Zimbabwe cricketer Brendan Taylor’s wife robbed outside home in Harare

  • Dictator Robert Mugabe’s time has ended but it seems the ground reality in Zimbabwe has not changed much.
  • Recently, the country’s national cricketer Brendan Taylor faced a harrowing experience as his wife was mugged outside their home in the capital city of Harare.
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Rishabh Pant is Roger Binny’s first choice if Kedar Jadhav is ruled out of the World Cup

  • Rishabh Pant’s name was not in the 15-man preliminary World Cup squad that BCCI announced as the more experienced Dinesh Karthik was preferred over the youngster.
  • Now as the batting all-rounder Kedar Jadhav’s availability for the mega event, that starts on May 30, is doubtful, former Indian cricketer Roger Binny believes that the 21-year-old Rishabh Pant should be replacing him.
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I was confident they would come back stronger, says Ravi Shastri about Rahul and Pandya

  • We all remember how Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul got into major trouble after they made an appearance on Karan Johar’s talk show named ‘Koffee with Karan’.
  • The Star World show that was aired on January 6 took social media by storm as the duo received intense backlash after they made misogynistic comments.
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