Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara. (Photo Source: ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Virat Kohli can break his 4 on-the-trot centuries record in World Cup, feels Kumar Sangakkara

  • He had set the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand on fire by slamming four consecutive centuries.
  • He completed 11,000 ODI and 20,000 international runs during his knocks in this World Cup.
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World Cup 2019: To lift the trophy, any team needs to beat India, feels Clive Lloyd

  • The 74-year-old believes both India and Australia are the top contenders to win the title at Lord’s on July 14.
  • India are the only team in the fray yet who have not lost a game although the World Cup completed a month on Sunday.
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World Cup 2019: Daniel Vettori asks New Zealand not to panic after two defeats on a trot

  • With five wins and a draw from their first six matches, they were on a roll, looking almost unbeatable.
  • However, the Kiwis have lost their winning momentum, losing two lopsided affairs against Pakistan and Australia.
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World Cup 2019: Allan Border rates Australia as the “Real Deal” after Saturday’s performance

  • Australia’s first-ever World Cup-winning captain Allan Border knows a thing or two about making up a champion squad.
  • His Aussie side back in 1987 constituting some absolute legends of the game with likes of David Boon, Steve Waugh and Geoff Marsh.
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World Cup 2019: Virender Sehwag responds to the prospect of Rishabh Pant opening the innings

  • India made a significant change to their line-up in Sunday’s fixture against England, bringing in Rishabh Pant to replace the all-rounder Vijay Shankar.
  • Pant, who wasn’t in the preliminary squad, was roped in as a replacement for Shikhar Dhawan.
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World Cup 2019: Picking Rishabh Pant ahead of Dinesh Karthik doesn’t send the right signals, says Murali Kartik

  • After Vijay Shankar failed to deliver with the bat in hand in the match against Afghanistan and the Windies, he had to finally face the axe.
  • The 21-year-old Rishabh Pant had the privilege of making his maiden appearance in the mega event.
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