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.

Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib Akhtar. (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images)

Shoaib Akhtar predicts seven Pakistan players who will be dropped soon

  • That against the big guns hosts England but their losses have been by substantial margins to derail the effort.
  • Especially after the India game, there is a lot of hue and cry, amidst that former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar expects a sea of changes in the team soon enough.
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World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar suffers an injury scare ahead of Afghanistan clash

  • Team India has remained unbeaten after four matches in the ongoing World Cup amidst the injuries hitting them.
  • Jasprit Bumrah delivered a yorker in the nets which hit Vijay Shankar’s toes and was apparently in extreme pain.
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Former South Africa pacer Morne Morkel picks Virat Kohli in his all-time XI

  • He picked the most successful skipper from his country Graeme Smith as the captain of the team.
  • Back in 2003, Smith became the youngest Proteas captain at the age of 22 after taking over from Shaun Pollock.
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World Cup 2019: Jimmy Neesham takes funny dig at skipper Kane Williamson for not getting to bowl after fifer

  • The Black Caps bowler did well to restrict South Africa to 241 for 6 in 49 overs as rain saw the match getting curtailed by an over.
  • The other all-rounder in the side, Colin de Grandhomme, bowled 10 overs in the game, picking up one for 33.
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Uganda Women smash 314 in a T20I vs Mali Women; the highest ever total in the format

  • Uganda Women have shattered the records in the shortest format of the game by scoring a massive 314 runs in 20 overs against Mali Women.
  • After electing to bat first, Uganda got off to a brilliant start with Prosscovia Alako and Immaculate Nakisuuyi smashing 82 runs in just 5.4 overs.
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World Cup 2019: Why Ranveer Singh was in the vicinity of players and officials at Old Trafford? ICC explains

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) though stood by the actor in this matter and issued a statement clarifying that the actor had not violated any law and certainly didn’t “trespass”.
  • In the bowling, ‘Chinaman’ Kuldeep Yadav bowled beautifully to give India important breakthroughs and win it for them.
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