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.

Yograj Singh
Yograj Singh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

‘Filthy’ people like MS Dhoni will not remain forever, says Yograj Singh on Ambati Rayudu’s retirement

  • Former cricketer Yograj Singh has found to be critical of MS Dhoni a number of times.
  • On several occasions, he has blasted the former India captain accusing him of not doing justice to his son Yuvraj Singh who retired recently.
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No groupings in Pakistan team, says Imad Wasim after returning home

  • After the battle, its’ time for healing. Pakistan had a shaky start to their campaign at the ICC World Cup 2019 but the end was unreal as they fell short of the semi-finals narrowly.
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side finished at 11 points with four consecutive victories towards the end but even though it put them at par with the Black Caps, the latter went through because of a superior net run-rate.
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Still not a hundred in World Cup 2019 but Virat Kohli isn’t complaining

  • It is hard to see India captain Virat Kohli go without a century for a long time.
  • But the reality has been witnessed in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 where the ace batsman hasn’t made a single three-digit score in eight innings even though he made five consecutive fifties.
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For me it’s a no-brainer, India will be in the final: Michael Clarke

  • India and New Zealand will be locking horns in the first semi-final of the ongoing World Cup at the Old Trafford on Tuesday.
  • While the Men in Blue ended up on the top of the points table with seven wins in the league stage, the Kiwis just scraped through to the top four due to a superior net run-rate.
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ICC CEO Dave Richardson terms Jasprit Bumrah as a ‘top-class performer’

  • After an excellent performance in the league stages of the 2019 World Cup, India is all set to lock horns with New Zealand in the first semi-final at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • One of the very reasons behind the team’s dream-run in the mega event has been fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.
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India and Australia will play in World Cup 2019 final, feels Jonty Rhodes

  • He had appeared for his country in as many as four Cricket World Cups but was never fortunate to bag the crown.
  • His final game in international cricket was in the 2003 edition at home and it was a moment of heartbreak as he broke his hand and bowed out.
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Yuvraj Singh deserved to become the captain ahead of MS Dhoni: Yograj Singh

  • Yograj Singh, every now and then, finds a way to slam MS Dhoni. After hitting out at him over his son Yuvraj Singh’s retirement, Yograj blamed the former India captain for Ambati Rayudu calling it quits as well.
  • He has now taken a dig at Dhoni for being made the captain of the team ahead of Yuvraj and feels that his son deserved to be at the helm and not the wicketkeeper-batsman.
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I was never settled in any franchise I played for: Yuvraj Singh

  • Yuvraj Singh recently announced retirement from all forms of the game. He is now most likely to ply his trade in the overseas T20 leagues and won’t feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) either.
  • Yuvraj featured for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the IPL earlier this year but didn’t get many chances.
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Rohit Sharma wants to win the 2019 World Cup for MS Dhoni

  • Since the last few days, speculations surrounding MS Dhoni’s retirement from international cricket after the 2019 World Cup have come to the fore.
  • Dhoni, who turned 38 on July 7, has had an illustrious career with all the ICC championships under his belt.
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Sarfaraz Ahmed asked Pakistan team to make strong comeback after India loss, reveals Imad Wasim

  • Pakistan were left with a mixed feeling after they failed to make the semi-final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  • While they won four matches on the trot to end their league campaign, yet they could not book a place in the last four since they lost out in the net run-rate to New Zealand.
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Sarfaraz Ahmed not worried despite an ordinary World Cup for Fakhar Zaman

  • He was one of Pakistan’s high hopes for this World Cup. Being the fastest batsman to complete 1,000 runs in ODIs and also the only Pakistani to score a double hundred in a 50-overs game, Fakhar Zaman was expected to make his maiden World Cup a memorable affair.
  • But the 29-year-old southpaw failed to deliver as per the expectations and finished with only half-century in eight outings in the tournament.
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