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.

Mark Waugh
Mark Waugh. (Photo by Scott Barbour – CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Mark Waugh disagrees with Brendon McCullum’s prediction for Indian team

  • Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum had led the New Zealand team to their very first World Cup final in 2015 and now has wisely transitioned from a player to a media expert and is part of the commentators’ team for the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.
  • He is also one of the most honest and to the point expert, who doesn’t like to sugarcoat things.
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Rohit Sharma reveals how MS Dhoni asked him to open in the 2013 Champions Trophy

  • Rohit Sharma is presently a fulcrum of the Indian top-order, especially in limited-overs cricket.
  • He is taking part in the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales and is one of the batsmen to watch out for.
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Rashid Khan names the player who stole his prized bat gifted to him by Virat Kohli

  • Not many might know, but hockey wizard Dhyanchand’s mastery with the hockey stick was so legendary, that once while touring the Netherlands, the authorities broke open his stick and checked for magnets.
  • The same thing might happen one day with Virat Kohli’s bat, as might be broken to see what is special with it that he scores runs so easily.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Suresh Raina confident of India beating Pakistan

  • India has an incredible record against Pakistan in the history of the World Cup. The teams first locked horns back in 1992 at the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Men in Blue came out trumps by 43 runs. Ever since Pakistan has lost five matches in a row.
  • Quite expectantly, India is being deemed as the firm favourites to win their clash on June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
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World Cup 2019: Wasim Akram slams Pakistan batsmen after their poor show against Windies

  • Windies annihilated Pakistan in their opening encounter of the ongoing World Cup 2019 by routing them to just 105 runs at the Trent Bridge on Friday.
  • The Men in Green had no idea how to tackle the short-ball barrage employed by the Caribbean pacers and ended up losing wickets in a heap.
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Kagiso Rabada terms Virat Kohli’s on-field behaviour ‘immature’

  • India are scheduled to take on South Africa in the ongoing World Cup on June 5 and the war of words have begun already.
  • While the Proteas will be facing Bangladesh on Sunday, the excitement about their encounter against India has reached to its peak.
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World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar will have an eye on Jofra Archer, Rashid Khan and David Warner

  • Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar will naturally want India to win this year’s World Cup but as a true statesman of the game, he will also keep an eye on the likes of David Warner, Rashid Khan and Jofra Archer.
  • These players can make a real impact for their respective teams in this World Cup which kicked off on Thursday.
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World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar criticises Sarfaraz Ahmed’s fitness after Pakistan’s loss to Windies

  • Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has slammed Sarfaraz Ahmed after the Men in Green slumped to a crushing 7-wicket defeat at the hands of Windies in their opening World Cup clash on Friday.
  • Nothing much went Pakistan’s way throughout the game after Windies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and invited his opposition to bat first at Trent Bridge.
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