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.

CK Khanna BCCI
BCCI acting president CK Khanna. (Photo Source; Twitter)

CCI Secretary calls for boycotting India’s World Cup match against Pakistan

  • The Pulwama Attacks in Jammu and Kashmir have sent shock-waves in the whole of India. At least 44 CRPF jawans lost their lives.
  • In the wake of the horrendous occurring, DSport has also stopped broadcasting the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
  • (Read more about the story)

Prithvi Shaw picked in Mumbai squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy; Ajinkya Rahane to lead

  • Mumbai, who was one of the favourites, suffered an early exit last year as they won just one match out of four.
  • This bodes well for Mumbai, who couldn’t do much in the Ranji Trophy, but had won the Vijay Hazare Trophy, the domestic One-day tournament, earlier in the season.
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Windies vs England: Hosts call up injury replacements for ODI series

  • The series gets underway on Wednesday, February 20 at the Kengsinton Oval in Barbados, which will also play host to the second match.
  • Earlier Chris Gayle, the hulk-like Jamaican, made a return to the national limited-overs team, but Lewis’ omission can turn out to be costly.
  • (Read more about the story)

Mahmudullah, Boult fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

  • Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah and New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult have been fined 10 and 15 per cent of their match fees.
  • Mahmudullah, when leaving the ground after being given out during Saturday’s match, struck the picket fence with his bat.
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Shubman Gill talks about his association with Rahul Dravid

  • He was thereafter blessed with a contract in the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • The pugnacious potential then got into the India ‘A’ team and he didn’t flatter to deceive by any stretch of the imagination.
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BCCI should donate at least 5 crores for the families of Pulwama Attacks victims: chief CK Khanna

  • The date of February 14, 2019, will be remembered as one of the darkest days in the history of India.
  • Following the horrendous occurring DSport withdrew as the broadcaster of the Pakistan Super Super League (PSL).
  • (Read more about the story)

Kusal Perera makes big leap, Kagiso Rabada loses top spot

  • Kusal Perera, the Sri Lanka batsman, climbed a massive 58 spots in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for batsmen.
  • Du Plessis is joined by Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne at No.10, while de Kock is joint-eighth with team-mate Aiden Markram.
  • (Read more about the story)

Playing the IPL will keep the players remain in the groove for World Cup: MSK Prasad

  • The 2019 World Cup is all set to start on Thursday, May 30 in England and Wales. India are scheduled to play their first match against South Africa.
  • However, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is scheduled before the mega event, which is four months away.
  • (Read more about the story)

CCI covers Imran Khan’s portrait in its restaurant

  • At least 44 CRPF personnel lost their lives on Thursday after an SUV loaded with explosives rammed into a truck carrying the soldiers.
  • Ever since the heart-wrenching incident took place, the condolence messages have been pouring in for the family of the deceased CRPF soldiers.
  • (Read more about the story)

Navjot Singh Sidhu comes up with a clarification over his controversial statement on Pulwama attack

  • The former Indian cricketer and now a politician Navjot Singh Sidhu came under the scanner for his statement on Pulwama attack.
  • The social media was filled with messages of banning him from the Sony Channel and the Kapil Sharma show.
  • (Read more about the story)

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