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

Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Eoin Morgan mulls stepping down as England captain due to injury woes

  • England skipper Eoin Morgan is contemplating stepping down as England’s ODI and T20I skipper due to a long-term back injury.
  • Morgan has carved a special place in England’s glorious cricket history by becoming their first captain to win the 50-over World Cup.
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Ravi Shastri puts forth the request of having a greater say in team selection process

  • Putting down curtains on all the anticipations, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) reappointed Ravi Shastri as India’s head coach.
  • He shares a great rapport with skipper Virat Kohli and this duo has tasted some great success over the last two years.
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I think Imam-ul-Haq is going to have a really good career: Grant Flower

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided against renewing the contract of the head coach Mickey Arthur and his coaching staff.
  • Grant Flower was the part of the coaching staff as he worked as the batting coach of the team for a decent period of time.
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BCB appoints Russell Domingo as Bangladesh’s head coach

  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed Russel Domingo as the national team’s head coach.
  • Bangladesh team was without a head coach after Steve Rhodes made his exit following the Tigers’ poor campaign in the 2019 World Cup.
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An honour and privilege to be retained as coach: Ravi Shastri

  • India’s head coach Ravi Shastri seemed to be elated after he was reappointed as the head coach for Team India.
  • In a video released by the BCCI, he thanked the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) – Kapil Dev, Shantha Rangaswamy and Anshuman Gaekwad for having the faith in him to continue for another 26 months.
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Ashes 2019: Mitchell Johnson wants Pat Cummins to be rested for the Leeds Test

  • The third Ashes Test between England and Australia is scheduled to get underway on August 22 at the Headingley in Leeds.
  • Following their 251-run win at the Edgbaston, the Aussies decided to bench James Pattinson to manage his workload and brought in Josh Hazlewood.
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All eyes on CoA after CAC wishes to be involved in the process of picking the support staff

  • This three-member CAC expressed its desire to be involved in the process of picking the support staff as well.
  • They want to voice their opinion and hence, have written to the board stating the same.
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MS Dhoni spotted at Leh Airport after completing his 15-day stint with Indian Army

  • The former Indian captain MS Dhoni, on Saturday, was spotted at Leh Airport after completing his 15-day stint with the Indian Army.
  • He had made himself unavailable for India’s West Indies tour after the World Cup having committed to serve the Army earlier.
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