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.

India A's Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar. (Photo by David Davies/PA Wire)

World Cup 2019: Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan and Khaleel Ahmed are set to bowl for Team India at the nets in London

  • The Indian team has landed in London, England to participate in the ICC World Cup 2019 which begins from May 30 and will see 10 of the top ODI teams taking on each other in a round robin format in order to reach the semi-finals and then crown the World Champions.
  • The Indian team has started practising as well and hit the nets a day after landing.
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World Cup 2019: Brett Lee predicts the Player of the Tournament

  • Not one amongst the bowlers, but Australia’s veteran pacer Brett Lee believes it’s going to be a batsman who bags the ‘Man of the Tournament’ title in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • But it’s not the India skipper Virat Kohli, a top favourite and contender for the highest run-getter at the conclusion of the showpiece event.
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ICC World Cup 2019: England rope in Saqlain Mushtaq to guide the spinners

  • Ever since their humiliating exit from the 2015 World Cup, England have turned out to be a brute force in limited-overs cricket.
  • The Three Lions are placed at the helm in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ODI rankings.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar suggests the best batting position for MS Dhoni

  • Going into the 2019 edition of the World Cup, India are one of the favourites to win the championship along with the likes of England.
  • The Men in Blue boast of having MS Dhoni, the 2011 World Cup winning captain, who’ll be playing his fourth and most probably his last edition.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Team India to don new jersey for away matches

  • The hype surrounding the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales is on an escalation with the tournament only a week away.
  • The mega event is scheduled to get underway on May 30 and Team India is deemed as one of the favourites to get their hands on the coveted trophy.
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CPL 2019: Trinabago Knight Riders ropes in Pakistan’s Mohammad Hasnain

  • The Trinbago Knight Riders, the Caribbean Premier League counterpart of the IPL franchise named Kolkata Knight Riders, have a solid team ready for the CPL 2019 contest that begins on September 4.
  • Speculations were as such that Dwayne Bravo, three-time title winner of the CPL, will be leaving the TKR team after five seasons to join the Barbados Tridents but has been bought by the Knight Riders again.
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CPL 2019: Barbados Tridents ropes in Alex Hales as their first pick

  • The upcoming Cricket World Cup is special as it was preceded by the biggest T20 league in the world, the Indian Premier League.
  • The ICC event will also be succeeded by a massive T20 contest, the seventh season of the Caribbean Premier League that starts on September 4 and the auction draft for which has begun already.
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World Cup 2019: Jos Buttler is England’s dangerman, says Ricky Ponting

  • England, hosts of the 2019 ICC World Cup, remain one of the top favourites to win the marquee tournament.
  • The side has some massive hitters and match-winners who can demolish any opponent on their day.
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Pakistan World Cup player Asif Ali speaks his mind after infant daughter’s death

  • Pakistan batsman Asif Ali hit some crucial runs at the eleventh hour to get into the bus for the ICC World Cup but on the personal front, the 27-year-old had a tragedy that no award could console.
  • Asif lost his two-year-old daughter Noor Fatima who was suffering from an advanced stage of cancer and died on Monday.
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