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 Source: Twitter)

Cheated by Amrapali Group, MS Dhoni moves to Supreme Court

  • MS Dhoni hardly finds himself involved in controversies at least on the field, though he did have a heated exchange with the umpires in this season of the IPL.
  • Off the field, he has been in the middle of a long-standing dispute with a Real Estate company, Amrapali group.
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Mickey Arthur names the future No. 1 bowler in World cricket

  • He hasn’t looked back since. Afridi has gone on to make his debut for Pakistan in all three formats and has been very impressive.
  • While he might’ve picked up 12 wickets in three Test matches, but he still seems to be finding his feet in the longest format.
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AB de Villiers says he would have felt nice to be playing World Cup 2019

  • In May 2018, AB de Villiers announced his international retirement and that was a shock for the fans.
  • Not just the fact that he was batting well and still in good touch but that fans expected a lot from him in the World Cup 2019, which was supposed to be his tournament.
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Sam Billings may be out for three to five months after shoulder dislocation

  • England batsman Sam Billings is set for a long layoff after he injured himself in Cardiff in a Royal London One-Day game, playing for Kent.
  • The 27-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman was in India for a month. He was with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) taking part in the 12th season of the IPL.
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IPL 2019: Ajit Agarkar feels Ambati Rayudu and Suresh Raina need to fire if CSK wants to finish in top two

  • Chennai Super Kings in a way lost its path in the second half of the tournament with losses against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore and most recently, against Mumbai Indians, that too in their own backyard.
  • Two of these losses came in matches that the CSK team played without their captain MS Dhoni in the playing XI.
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Ireland tri-series: Taskin Ahmed added to Bangladesh squad

  • The 24-year-old Taskin had a superlative campaign for the Sylhet Sixers in the 2019 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), picking up as many as 22 wickets.
  • Unfortunately, he developed an ankle injury and hence missed out on the series.
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Sachin Tendulkar refutes conflict of interest notice related to CAC and the IPL

  • A few days ago, Sanjeev Gupta, a member of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) filed a complaint against legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
  • The same was regarding the conflict of interest levelled against him and as per the complainant, Sachin was performing dual roles of a support staff of the Mumbai Indians (MI) along with being a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).
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IPL 2019: Rajasthan Royals end their home campaign with a win

  • It’s been an exciting season for all of us at the Rajasthan Royals this year.
  • As Sunrisers Hyderabad await us for our final home game of the season, we would like to look back at our journey at home this season and acknowledge everyone who’ve been a part of it in more ways than one – a Royal thank you to all for playing their part in our success.
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ICC World Cup 2019: AB de Villiers feels it’s difficult to pick a favourite for the tournament

  • The former South African star is currently taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL), playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
  • He was at the launch of a limited-edition Mont Blanc luggage trolley where he spoke about the upcoming World Cup.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Andre Russell eager to smash sixes in the tournament

  • Russell has been named in the Windies’ 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 and has said that he is eager to set the tournament on fire with his six hitting abilities.
  • The mega ICC event will start on Thursday, May 30 in England and Wales, and Russell is hoping to carry over his IPL form into the tournament, as he has slammed 406 runs in just 10 innings with 42 sixes and 23 fours to his name.
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IPL 2019: Injury scare for Australian batsman Steve Smith

  • David Warner and Steve Smith have been in the limelight for all the wrong reasons for the last year.
  • However, their 12-month ban was lifted last month and they’ve let their cricket to do the talking.
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