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.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo: IANS)

IPL 2019: CoA approves change in timings for playoffs

  • The BCCI also recommended the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna Award.
  • On the other hand, official broadcasters Star Sports requested for an early start keeping in mind the elaborate presentation ceremony after the game.
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Stephen Fleming gives update on MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja’s health

  • Defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have faced tough times as the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 has crawled towards its business end.
  • Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and spinner-all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja missed the game because of sickness.
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Hashim Amla withdraws from CSA T20 Challenge

  • Amla’s form has shown little sign of improvement even in the domestic circuit. In 8 matches so far, the Cobras star has managed just a paltry 92 runs.
  • Amla, in a statement, confirmed his news as he said he wants to make the most of the time before the World Cup by fine-tuning his batting.
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan is positive about Sarfaraz Ahmed’s captaincy

  • The only Pakistan captain till date to win the ICC World Cup title for the nation Imran Khan has something special to say about the current captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.
  • The first ODI game of the five-match series is scheduled to be played on May 8, after a one-off T20 game that will be played on May 5.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Shadab Khan given an all-clear for participation in the tournament

  • The Pakistan team, led by Sarfaraz Ahmed, is currently in England for a 0ne-off T20I followed by a 5-match ODI series.
  • Eventually, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named Yasir Shah as the replacement for Khan in the upcoming ODI limited-overs fixtures.
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IPL 2019: MI spinner Rahul Chahar adjusted his bowling as per the generation change

  • At the Chepauk, Rahul didn’t pick up a wicket but ended up conceding only 21 runs at an economy of 5.25.
  • He watched videos of Shane Warne after which he has asked to adjust his bowling as per the generation change.
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BCCI recommends four cricketers for the Arjuna Award

  • The recommended names this year are Poonam Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.
  • Poonam Yadav a leg-break bowler made her international debut in 2013 against Bangladesh.
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A minor three weeks ban for Alex Hales surprises Scott Styris

  • Styris, 43, took an indirect dig at the treatment meted out to Hales despite the violation of rules.
  • Former Three Lions skipper, however, lashed out at Hales saying he did not deserve a place in the WC squad.
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