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.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo. (Photo Source: Twitter)

For me, Cristiano Ronaldo is above everyone else: Virat Kohli

It will be foolish to remove Virat Kohli as India captain, says Shoaib Akhtar

  • Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar never minces words when it comes to putting across viewpoints.
  • He said recently that Virat Kohli should continue to be India’s skipper in all formats since a lot of investment has already gone into him and it will be foolish to remove him.
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 World Cup 2019: Sanjay Bangar calls sending MS Dhoni at No. 7 in the semis, a team decision

  • MS Dhoni is currently serving the Indian Army in Kashmir but still is in the news related to cricket.
  • His recent form in the just-concluded ICC World Cup 2019 and batting positions were the most debated topics in Team India’s journey in the ICC event.
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Ashes 2019: Brian Lara predicts a 5-0 thrashing for Australia at the hands of hosts England

Michael Clarke recalls the moment he rushed his daughter to hospital

  • It is not rare to see sporting icons taking up a particular cause to fight against because they themselves have had some unhappy experience.
  • One such icon is former Australia captain Michael Clarke. The 38-year-old has engaged himself in a mission to make people aware about asthma.
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Kamran Akmal opines on Pakistan’s next captain and coaching staff

  • Despite winning their last four matches, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Co couldn’t make it beyond the league stages.
  • The same was owing to their disastrous start to the campaign, having won only one out of their first five encounters.
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Shane Warne didn’t want to tour Pakistan early in career

  • Former spin wizard Shane Warne was known to be a colourful character both on and off the field during his playing days. In 1999, he won the Man of the Match awards both in the semi-final and final of the cricket World Cup.
  • In Tests, he ended up as the second-highest wicket-taker in the world with 708 scalps. A man with 1,001 international wickets under his belt.
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