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.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Windies vs India: Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah set to be rested for the T20I and ODI series

  • Team India is currently playing the World Cup in England and Wales and are almost assured of a semi-final spot.
  • They have won four out of the five matches so far while the other has been washed out.
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World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli fined 25% of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

  • India captain Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan at Southampton on Saturday.
  • Kohli was found to have breached Article 2.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “Excessive appealing during an International Match”.
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World Cup 2019: Assam’s ‘Amul’ dairy farmers have a special place for Afghanistan team in their heart

  • The ICC World Cup 2019 match between India and Afghanistan saw one of the closest finishes in the tournament, as the Men in Blue defeated the Afghans by 11 runs.
  • The Gulbadin Naib-led team gave Kohli’s men a run for their money in what can only be described as a disaster averted by India, to stay unbeaten in the tournament.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Misbah-ul-Haq urges Pakistan fans to support the national team in crisis

  • Pakistan hasn’t had the greatest of campaigns in the 2019 edition of the World Cup in England and Wales.
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed and Co came into the tournament with only a couple of victories this year in the ODI format.
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India is one of the best teams and we missed an opportunity to beat them: Gulbadin Naib

  • India and Afghanistan were involved in a thriller at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Saturday.
  • The Gulbadin Naib and Co fell 11 runs short of the target after restricting one of the best batting line-ups for just 224 runs.
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No regrets over bowling first against India, says Sarfaraz Ahmed after not following Imran Khan’s advice

  • Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has finally broken his silence on why he did not bat first after winning the toss against India in Manchester.
  • The pitch was nothing less than a paradise for the batsmen but Sarfaraz sprung a big surprise by deciding to bowl first.
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Mahi bhai said to bowl a yorker on the stumps: Mohammed Shami

  • The India versus Afghanistan rivalry in 50-over cricket is turning out to be a mega draw.
  • The two teams had a tied match at the Asia Cup in September last year. And now, in their first-ever meeting at the ICC World Cup, the two teams did their best to make it a memorable affair with India winning the statistical favour.
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Pakistan lawyer seeks arrest of Sarfaraz Ahmed on his return from World Cup 2019

  • The storm just refuses to die down in Pakistan.
  • Ever since the country’s national cricket team suffered a humiliating loss to arch-rivals India in the ongoing cricket World Cup at Old Trafford on June 16, harsh reactions have been flowing in relentlessly.
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‘I wasn’t happy, it was very slow’ – Sachin Tendulkar disappointed with Dhoni-Jadhav partnership

  • India had the last laugh at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday when they narrowly beat Afghanistan by 11 runs in a thriller.
  • The bottom-placed team came up with a renewed vigour despite going winless and exposed some of India’s shortcomings in the game, especially in their batting.
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