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.

Ravi Ashwin
Ravi Ashwin. (Photo Source: Twitter)

World Cup 2019: Ravi Ashwin’s hilarious advice for Pakistan to beat Bangladesh by a massive margin

  • Pakistan can say that they were unlucky in the 2019 World Cup. They did whatever they could, but their luck has completely deserted them.
  • The team won 4 out of their first eight matches, while one of their games (vs Sri Lanka) got washed out.
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World Cup 2019: Update on MS Dhoni’s thumb injury ahead of Sri Lanka clash

  • The viral picture of MS Dhoni showing him spitting blood made the Indian fans worried for quite some time. The reason for the same is obvious.
  • No matter how much criticism Dhoni is facing for his batting in recent times, there is little denying the fact that he is one of the most important members of the team.
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Fractured forearm rules Shaun Marsh out of 2019 World Cup; replacement named

  • At a time when almost everything was going their way, Australia suffered a big injury blow.
  • Their middle-order batsman Shaun Marsh is out of the World Cup with a fractured forearm.
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World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed avoids answering a journalist’s question over Pakistan’s decline since CT 2017

  • Pakistan have been more or less knocked out of the 2019 World Cup as they face an improbable situation to qualify for the semi-finals.
  • They will have to beat Bangladesh by a margin of more than 300 runs at least which looks practically impossible.
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World Cup 2019: The reason behind MS Dhoni using bats with different logos in the tournament

  • Whenever MS Dhoni has come out to bat at this ongoing World Cup, an unusual sight has been witnessed.
  • The former India skipper has been surprisingly playing with bats bearing stickers of many different brands.
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Zimbabwe Cricket face suspension for political interference

  • All is not well for Zimbabwe cricket by any means. The national team is currently in Ireland, playing a three-match ODI series followed by a three-game T20I series.
  • Last month, their entire cricket board was suspended by the Zimbabwean government’s sports and recreation commission.
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Lasith Malinga gives his inputs on whether MS Dhoni should continue playing after World Cup

  • Former India captain and current wicketkeeper MS Dhoni has been criticized from all quarters of cricketing world for his inability to provide impetus to the Team India innings in the death overs.
  • Much was expected from the veteran batsman, who showed glimpses of his former self in the warm-up game against Bangladesh, but all that evaporated as he found it difficult to hit big shots in death overs.
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World Cup 2019: Afghan keeper-batsman Ikram Ali Khil is happy to break Sachin Tendulkar’s record

  • The ouster of the experienced wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad in the middle of the World Cup had brought in negative sentiment in the Afghanistan camp but now they could well return home with an assured mind.
  • For they have a teenage keeper-batsman to take care of the responsibility for years to come.
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Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar blessed with a baby boy

  • Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has become a father. The 43-year-old broke the news himself and this is their second child after his first son was born in 2016.
  • Akhtar got married to Rubab Khan, who hails from Haripur village in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
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World Cup 2019: Imran Tahir will feel sad to leave the game he loves so much

  • As South Africa prepares to play Australia in their final league match of the ICC World Cup 2019, emotions and feelings will overflow as they also get ready to say goodbye to one of the best players they have had in recent times.
  • The match will be the final one for Imran Tahir, who bids 50-overs international cricket goodbye after a chequered career.
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