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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Shahid Afridi Gautam Gambhir
Shahid Afridi Gautam Gambhir. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Shahid Afridi lashes out at Gautam Gambhir; calls him ‘bewakoof’

  • Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir and ex-Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi have always shared a bitter relationship.
  • On one of the instances, he also said that the BCCI has to take a firm stand on the cricketing relationships with Pakistan.
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World Cup 2019: Inzamam-Ul-Haq announces his all-time Pakistan World Cup squad; makes surprise picks

  • It’s the World Cup season for all the cricket fans and the ICC World Cup 2019 will begin in a week’s time on May 30.
  • Inzamam, retired from the game after Pakistan was ousted from the 2007 event in the group stages with over 10,000 runs to his name.
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World Cup 2019: Urvashi Rautela wishes Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni luck ahead of the mega event

  • All eyes will be on Virat Kohli in the coming days as he will lead India in the upcoming World Cup.
  • The two-time winners are being widely tipped as the favourites because of their well-balanced team which comprises of world-class batsmen and world class bowlers.
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Bangladesh’s Peya Jannatul all set for World Cup stint as presenter

  • Back in the 2017 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), a new face in the world of cricket broadcasting came to the fore.
  • Jannatul Peya Ferdous popularly known as Peya Jannatul was one of the anchors in the T20 tournament.
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ICC World Cup 2019: BCCI gives update on Vijay Shankar’s forearm injury

  • India’s World Cup campaign has already begun with the warm-up match against New Zealand at the Kennington Oval in London.
  • Shankar was smacked flush on the forearm by left-arm seamer Khaleel Ahmed, who’s one of the backups for the Indian team.
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ICC World Cup 2019: WAGs allowed to stay with Pakistan players after India match

  • However, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gave them permission for the recent five-match ODI series against England.
  • The provision for the same will only be applicable after Pakistan’s match against India on June 16 at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.
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Bangladesh unveil away kit in World Cup and it’s a complete contrast

  • Touches of football are being seen in cricket this World Cup season as many of the teams have come up with home and away jerseys.
  • While some liked it, some didn’t and there were those who felt that the kit resembled the all-red jersey of Zimbabwe who though is not playing in this year’s World Cup.
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World Cup 2019: Sourav Ganguly backs Mohammed Shami to open India’s bowling along with Jasprit Bumrah

  • The much-vaunted Indian batting line-up had slumped to 91 for 7 before a brisk fifty from Ravindra Jadeja took them past 150.
  • Team India’s concerned over their No.4 batting position remained as KL Rahul managed just six from 10 balls in the game against the Black Caps.
  • (Read more about the story)

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