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 & Anupama Parameswaran
Jasprit Bumrah & Anupama Parameswaran. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Anupama Parameswaran responds to the rumours of dating Jasprit Bumrah

  • Jasprit Bumrah was trending on social media a couple of days ago even without playing.
  • The game between India and New Zealand was washed out due to persistent rain.
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World Cup 2019: Thanks to Dhoni, I don’t have to struggle for a match ticket, says Mohammad Bashir

  • The relation between India cricket star MS Dhoni and Mohammad Bashir, fondly called Chacha Chicago’ dates a long way back.
  • It was the 2011 World Cup when the cricket-obsessed fan came to India all the way from the United States to see Dhoni.
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World Cup 2019: Mohammad Shahzad’s controversial exit will not affect the team, feels Gulbadin Naib

  • Afghanistan came to the ICC World Cup 2019 with the hope of staging a few upsets but they are yet to do their first.
  • Meanwhile, the dumping of their bashing wicket-keeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad owing to a knee injury has caused some tension in the camp with the burly cricketer lashing out at his own country’s board.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Inconsistent weather before India-Pakistan match keeps everyone guessing

  • The 2019 World Cup has been marred by rain to quite some extent thus far.
  • Even as three matches got abandoned due to rain, the game between South Africa and the Windies got called off after 7.3 overs of play.
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World Cup 2019: Michael Vaughan picks his all-time India-Pakistan XI

  • The most awaited game of the World Cup 2019 between India and Pakistan is all set to be played on June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • There’s anticipation surrounding the marquee clash with India, holding the upper hand, statistically, having won all the previous matches against their arch-rivals in the mega event.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Pakistan can beat India through ‘controlled aggression’, believes Wasim Akram

  • India and Pakistan don’t play bilateral series due to cross-border tensions and therefore, very few matches take place between the Asian powerhouses.
  • After the 2018 Asia Cup in the UAE, the teams are all set to lock horns in the 2019 World Cup.
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World Cup 2019: Babar Azam is aiming to achieve for Pakistan what Virat Kohli has for India

  • Playing the arch-rivals, that too in a World Cup, is not too easy a task for those who are doing it for the first time.
  • The marquee clash between India and Pakistan in the ongoing ICC World Cup on Sunday will likewise, see quite a few players feeling the butterfly their stomachs.
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World Cup 2019: Mushfiqur Rahim gets hit on hand during net session ahead of WI game

  • Ever since the start of World Cup 2019 teams have been struggling with regular injuries to key players.
  • Almost all the competing sides have been plagued by some form of injury or another.
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