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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

MSK Prasad
MSK Prasad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

MSK Prasad really enjoyed Ambati Rayudu’s 3D tweet

  • Ambati Rayudu even without featuring in the Indian team that played the World Cup 2019 has made more news than most other players.
  • When he was not included in the primary squad but named as a back-up he put out the famous 3D tweet.
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KS Bharat was very close to making it into the team for West Indies tour, says MSK Prasad

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Sunday, announced all the three squads for the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
  • Team India is scheduled to face the Caribbean side in 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 2 Test matches on the tour that begins on August 3 with the first T20I match in Florida, USA.
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Windies vs India: BCCI announce squads for T20I, ODI and Test series

  • The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) has announced India’s much-awaited squad for the upcoming West Indies tour.
  • The team is scheduled to play 3 T20Is, as many ODIs and a couple of Test matches on the tour and as expected, the skipper Virat Kohli will lead the side across all the formats.
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Shubman Gill will have to wait for his turn: MSK Prasad

  • Shubman Gill has been hitting right chords ever since he performed tremendously in the U-19 team in the Youth World Cup in New Zealand in 2018.
  • He was the highest run-getter for the side in the tournament that India U-19 side won and Gill came into the limelight along with Prithvi Shaw and fast bowlers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi.
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Replays to call front foot no-balls to be trialled in India: Reports

  • The increasing dependency on technology has seen the umpiring standards being lowered which was spotted in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2019 and even in the IPL 2019 before that.
  • Umpires constantly missed the front foot no balls which had grave repercussions on the result of the matches.
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MSK Prasad reveals the rationale behind Mayank Agarwal’s selection in World Cup squad

  • The Indian team had a pretty decent ICC World Cup 2019 given that they managed to reach the semi-final of the tournament.
  • The Men in Blue lost just one match in the league stages to England and then lost to New Zealand in the semis in a closely contested match that was played over two days.
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Senior India player under scanner for violating ‘family clause’ during World Cup 2019

  • While there was speculation that a rift between India captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma had marred the team’s reputation in the recent Cricket World Cup, a fresh new controversy has erupted surrounding the team.
  • A senior member of the Indian cricket team has come under the lens for allegedly violating the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) ‘family clause’ rules during the quadrennial event.
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I will never regret the decision I made, says Kumar Dharmasena on the controversial overthrow in the World Cup final

  • It’s been a week since the 2019 World Cup final has finished but many are still busy discussing the game.
  • Undoubtedly, it was the best ODI game ever played and irrespective of the result, both England and New Zealand should be proud of themselves for the effort they put in.
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A legend like MS Dhoni knows when to retire: MSK Prasad

  • Team India’s much-awaited squads for the upcoming West Indies tour were announced on Sunday and MS Dhoni‘s name was missing from both ODI and T20I teams.
  • On Saturday, the news broke through that the veteran had made himself unavailable for the tour and since the World Cup, a lot is being said about his retirement.
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Almost a week after World Cup final, Eoin Morgan doubts fairness of the result

  • The dust has settled and England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has an observation to make.
  • Almost a week after the Three Lions beat New Zealand in a thrilling final that was decided by the bizarre boundary count rule, Morgan has said that he did not feel it was fair to have a result like it was in the final of the Cricket World Cup 2019.
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Injured James Anderson expected to be fully fit for Ashes starting August 1

  • After scaling one peak, England will be eager to win another and it is the Ashes.
  • The Three Lions won their maiden World Cup in cricket last week at Lord’s in a controversial final and now they play arch-rivals Australia in a five-Test series at home starting August 1.
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CoA refuses to allow Mumbai Indians to promote Indian Premier League in the US

  • Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) had planned to promote the tournament in the United States but the idea has been rejected by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) – the Supreme Court-appointed body that runs the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
  • The Mumbai Indians are the current champions of the popular T20 tournament and have won the title four times — the most by any franchise.
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