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.

Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Dejected Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket

  • Ambati Rayudu has decided to call it quits from all forms of the game.
  • Despite two players getting injured during the World Cup, the selectors opted for other players and that must have surely left him dejected.
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Gautam Gambhir blames selectors for Ambati Rayudu’s decision to retire

  • Ambati Rayudu, once Indian team’s answer to their no.4 conundrum, announced his retirement from all forms of the game and informed the BCCI about the same in an email.
  • Many of the former cricketers feel that the fact that he was snubbed for the ongoing World Cup 2019, was the major reason behind his decision to call it quits.
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Krishnamachari Srikkanth praises Rohit Sharma, says he knows how to build innings

  • He was India’s highest run-getter in that historic final at Lord’s on June 25, 1983.
  • Batting against the formidable bowling attack of Clive Lloyd, Krishnamachari Srikkanth managed 38 off 57 balls that made a substantial contribution to India’s total of 183 that proved to be match-winning at the end.
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World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli hails Rohit Sharma’s caliber of catapulting good starts

  • With their win against the Bangla Tigers, India officially qualified for the semi-finals of 2019 World Cup.
  • It is the 6th consecutive occasion for the Men in Blue to have booked their place in the knock-out stages of an ICC event.
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Rahul Dravid avoids potential conflict of interest for NCA chief role

  • At 46, Rahul Dravid is one of the brightest individuals associated with Indian cricket.
  • More than seven years since he had played his last international game for India, the former national captain has shone in roles of coach of the colts’ teams – be it Under-19 or India ‘A’.
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World Cup 2019: It was Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri’s decision to call up Mayank Agarwal over Ambati Rayudu to replace the injured Vijay Shankar

  • Team India defeated Bangladesh in a crunch encounter to confirm their semi-final berth in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.
  • Shakib Al Hasan and Saifuddin’s fighting half-centuries were not enough for the Tigers to go past India’s total of 314/9 and lost the game by 28 runs, thanks to four wickets from Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya’s 3/60.
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England team has suffered a body blow just weeks before their Ashes campaign

  • This is one of the rare English summers where the English fans can enjoy cricketing action without any other major sporting events.
  • The Ashes which is the most glorified Test series in the history of the game will follow the World Cup 2019on English soil.
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Practicing for all match situations helps Jasprit Bumrah produce inch-perfect yorkers

  • The Asian neighbours, India and Bangladesh played an absolute ripper of a game at Birmingham.
  • The Men in Blue were just able to hold their fort because of their experience of such situations.
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