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.

Mohammed Shami, India, World Cup
Team India. (Photo Source: Twitter)

World Cup 2019: Guests warned at Team India hotel for violating players’ privacy

  • The ICC Cricket World Cup witnessed an uncomfortable turn of events at a hotel in Birmingham where the management reportedly warned three guests, apparently from India, to strictly adhere to “expected protocols in terms of behaviour”.
  • The authorities at Hyatt Regency on Bridge Street even told that them that “inappropriate conduct would lead to an immediate check-out” and there will be no second warning.
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World Cup 2019: Dean Jones feels MS Dhoni should bat at No 4 for India

  • India will take on England on Sunday in a high-profile clash of the potential favourites while the former has been on a roll.
  • The hosts have failed to replicate the expectations with their performances. Also, Team India got some cons with their unit, but the team efforts eclipsed and brought out positive results.
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World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli comes up with a hilarious reaction while displaying India’s orange jersey

  • After a lot of speculations, India’s away jersey for their crunch match against Eoin Morgan’s England on May 30 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham has been released.
  • A number of replicas did the rounds on social media over the last few days, but it was only on Friday, May 28 that the doubts were put to rest.
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ICC comes up with a clarification after an aeroplane with ‘Justice for Balochistan’ message flies over Headingley

  • Pakistan and Afghanistan are currently playing against each other at Headingley in Leeds in match 36 of the ongoing World Cup.
  • But more than the match, an aeroplane going over the stadium with the message, ‘Justice for Balochistan’ is making the headlines at the moment.
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World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar says Afghanistan players have Peshawar ID cards

  • Pakistan have registered two back-to-back victories over South Africa and New Zealand and need to win their upcoming matches against Afghanistan and Bangladesh in order to keep their hopes of semi-finals alive.
  • The Men in Green already have reached the sixth spot in the points table and along with two outright wins need some other results to go their way as well.
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Will Sarfaraz Ahmed become PM in 2045? asks Shashi Tharoor over Pakistan’s eerie 1992 WC parallels

  • Pakistan have stunningly made a comeback after winning only one game in their first five matches.
  • The team had to face the wrath of the fans after losing against the arch-rivals India but they are looking good to make it through to the semis.
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Kevin Pietersen makes a sarcastic remark at Virat Kohli and Shastri for playing Vijay Shankar

  • England are currently in a must-win situation to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing World Cup.
  • They will have to beat India and New Zealand in the next two matches to earn a top-four spot and it is not going to be easy by any stretch of the imagination.
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World Cup 2019: Aakash Chopra thanks Abdul Razzaq for offering to coach Hardik but asks why not guide Faheem Ashraf

  • Despite the recent political vendetta between the subcontinental neighbours – India and Pakistan – have recently found themselves in discussions related to coaching the other.
  • While ace India opener Rohit Sharma was asked at a press conference after his blazing century against the Men in Green at Old Trafford what he would suggest Pakistan in batting, former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq recently expressed interest in coaching Hardik Pandya on his bowling.
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