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.

Robiul Islam
Robiul Islam. (Photo by Adam Davy – EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)

Bangladesh pacer Robiul Islam retires from all formats of the game

  • Bangladesh fast bowler Robiul Islam has decided to call it quits from all formats of the game at the highest level.
  • Robiul was never considered for the selection after which he has finally to hang his boots only at the age of 32.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Suresh Raina names India’s number four for the tournament

  • There’s no doubt in the fact that India have one of strongest batting lineups in world cricket at this point in time.
  • One of the problems India are encountering is who should be their number four for the mega-event.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer not out of England’s plans for the mega event

  • Captain Eoin Morgan is not ready to take anything for granted in the crucial build-up period to the mega event.
  • Morgan said that the top rank did not make England a complacent side and they were still committed to better things.
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If India attacks, Pakistan will retaliate: Imran Khan

  • An SUV carrying 300 kgs of explosives, rammed into a convoy, carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans.
  • The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is currently underway and DSport, the official tournament broadcaster in India, has withdrawn itself.
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Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association announce their own T20 league

  • After the success of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) and Mumbai T20 league, the Andhra Cricket Association has announced the launch of the Andhra T20 League.
  • Also, the league will not be played on any day when India are scheduled to play a game in the World Cup.
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vernon Philander ruled out of the second Test

  • South Africa has been dealt with a blow as their frontline pacer Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the second and final Test.
  • South Africa and Sri Lanka are also scheduled to take on each other in the World Cup on June 28 and the venue is Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.
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India vs Australia: Visitors seek domestic wrist spinner Pardeep Sahu’s help yet again

  • Whenever they travel to the subcontinent for any format of cricket, Australia remain occupied with the ‘how to tackle spin’ question.
  • The first T20I will be played in Vishakhapatnam while the first ODI will be played in Hyderabad on March 2.
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IPL 2019: BCCI announces the schedule for the first two weeks

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally announced the schedule of the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The statement on the official website of the IPL states that the schedule is subject to changes after the election commission finalises the dates.
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Steve Smith’s total earnings in IPL revealed

  • Former Australia skipper Steve Smith is likely to return to action during the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The right-handed batsman will be plying his trade for Rajasthan Royals in the forthcoming season.
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Henry Nicholls to bat at number three in the final ODI

  • New Zealand fast shed the baggage of their 1-4 loss to India in the last ODI series at home to beat Bangladesh in a three-game series.
  • The home team will change their batting order as the opener Henry Nicholls is set to bat in yet another position in the third match on Wednesday.
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