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.

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IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2019: Confirmed list of players who will leave midway owing to National commitments

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 is reaching its business end with all the eight teams pretty much in the battle for a place in the top four.
  • Although there were some concerns raised over the excitement towards the tournament before it began, it has become very evident that even the World Cup ballyhoo couldn’t restrict the fans from thoroughly enjoying the grandiose T20 event.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Joe Denly suffers injury setback ahead of the tournament

  • Joe Denly’s hopes of putting behind his forgettable stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and hitting the ground running at home took a big blow on Tuesday.
  • The England all-rounder suffered an injury in his first game of the season for Kent during the domestic One-Day Cup defeat to Gloucestershire.
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Team India players make time for customized World Cup suit fitting during IPL

  • While the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) has entered its business phase, one cannot deny that the bigger focus is towards the forthcoming World Cup.
  • No surprises that the BCCI has already started the off-field preparations for the mega-event as India aim to win the coveted title for the third time.
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England’s Jonny Bairstow elated with his first ever IPL experience

  • There was a time when England found it beneath their reputation to send their players to the Indian Premier League.
  • This all changed once Kevin Pietersen challenged the norm and now we see many England players participating in the league.
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England One-Day Cup: Surrey’s Rikki Clarke suffers a terrible finger injury

  • Injuries seem to be the flavour of the ongoing cricket season as both the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the domestic One-Day Cup in England have been hit hard with a slew of injuries.
  • Earlier, it was reported that Jason Roy of Surrey had hurt his hamstring during the match against Essex, which later turned out to be a back spasm, casting a doubt over his place in England’s World Cup squad.
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Australia will be lucky to have David Warner for the World Cup, says Shane Watson

  • Australia are the five-time winners of the World Cup and even the erstwhile edition went in their favour.
  • Ahead of the upcoming edition of the 50-overs tournament in England and Wales, they are again expected to be a brute force, one of the reasons being David Warner’s presence.
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There was no opportunity the way our overseas players were playing: Shakib Al Hasan

  • The Sunrisers Hyderabad team must be licking their wounds after a heavy loss against the Chennai Super Kings, as a Shane Watson special made it just another day even as they were chasing 175 runs.
  • SRH now has five wins and five losses from 10 matches and are placed at the fourth spot on the IPL 2019 points table.
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Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka recounts April 21 blast horror

  • Nearly 360 people died while more than 500 were injured in a series of blasts that rocked the island-nation of Sri Lanka on April 21.
  • The targets were churches were Easter masses had gathered as well as top hotels and the attacks led to deaths of several foreigners as well.
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Andre Russell will bat higher up if situation arises, says KKR coach Jacques Kallis

  • Just when captains were feeling worried over thinking out ways to stop Dre Russ, none but some bizarre tactics from the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have stopped the Caribbean giant.
  • They simply refused to allow him to get the maximum exposure and build on his superhuman form in this Indian Premier League (IPL).
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The back is holding up, it’s not getting worse says MS Dhoni

  • MS Dhoni might be old in terms of cricket lingo at the age of 37 years old, but is still one of the fastest runners between the wickets and one of the fittest when it comes to playing under testing conditions.
  • However, despite his rough exterior, Dhoni has had problems with his back throughout his career and at this point in time, the injury has returned to create problems for him in the ongoing IPL.
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