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.

Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi. (Photo Source: Twitter)

ICC World Cup 2019: Ajit Agarkar recommends India’s number four in his squad for the tournament

  • Former India all-rounder Ajit Agarkar has revealed his India’s playing eleven for the upcoming ICC World Cup.
  • Agarkar has snubbed under-pressure Ambati Rayudu from his playing eleven and has instead batted for Vijay Shankar’s inclusion at number four.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shahid Afridi names the best bowler he ever faced in his career

  • Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is a man of many shades. On the ground, he still is a force even though he plays only T20 cricket now.
  • The 39-year-old recently was involved in a rapid interview and came up with some interesting answers.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Australia contemplating playing both Adam Zampa and Nathan Lyon

  • While their batting did splendidly, the bowlers didn’t flatter to deceive, one of them was Adam Zampa.
  • Now the Australian team management is thinking about playing both of them in the upcoming World Cup.
  • (Read more about the story)

We are confident of beating any team in Tests, says Mohammad Nabi

Virat Kohli should thank RCB for persisting with him as the captain: Gautam Gambhir

Pakistan Cricket Board pays USD 1.6 million to BCCI as compensation

  • PCB had claimed compensation from the BCCI for refusing to honour the MoU between the two cricket boards for bilateral series between India and Pakistan.
  • Pakistan last played India in the bilateral series in 2013 since then the two teams haven’t faced each other apart from the ICC events and in the Asia Cup.
  • (Read more about the story)

Jaydev Unadkat not concerned about his India comeback

  • Jaydev Unadkat made his debut for India way back in 2010 and has represented the national team in 18 international games.
  • However, at no point of his career thus far, he has been able to cement his place in the Men in Blue’s side.
  • (Read more about the story)

Rishabh Pant talks about MS Dhoni’s influence and his focus on doing well in IPL 2019

  • Team India’s young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will turn out for the Delhi Capitals in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
  • Capitals’ head coach Ricky Ponting has called him an exceptional talent but also a really good thinker about the game.
  • (Read more about the story)

I didn’t get fair enough chances to represent India: Shreyas Iyer

  • The right-hander has been one of the most consistent batsmen in domestic cricket for quite some time now.
  • However, Shreyas has now fallen down the pecking order, having last played an ODI way back in February last year.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: Vigilant scouting led to Sandeep Warrier’s inclusion in the KKR squad

  • However, the Knights didn’t press the panic button and have churned out their replacements, one of them being pacer Sandeep Warrier.
  • The stupendous performances didn’t evade the eyes of the scouts of the Kolkata-based franchise and he was drafted into the team.
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