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5 cricketers who might retire after the ODI World Cup 2019

MS Dhoni The ODI World Cup 2019 is less than a year away from now. England and Wales brace themselves to host the 12th edition of the tournament. All the teams are grinding it out to find the right combinations for the prestigious event. While the biggest players like Virat Kohli, Mitchell Starc will find themselves on the posters of the campaign, there are a few who would be featuring in their last World Cup. Here are 5 top cricketers who might call it quits after the ODI World Cup 2019 #1 MS Dhoni This might bring sadness to numerous Indian cricket fans. Even though his batting prowess has diminished a bit in the past couple of years, yet his presence behind the wicket is paramount. Check out the World Cup 2019 schedule here Related:  sonilcricket123

Sourav Ganguly did this in anger at the Eden after being dropped in 2006 India’s former captain Sourav Ganguly was heavily responsible for the side’s success in the early 2000s. Under his leadership, the men in blue scripted several historic victories, especially in the foreign lands. Everything was going right for the Prince of Kolkata until Gregg Chappell was appointed as the coach. The views of the captain and the coach were miles apart which created a rift in the team. Ganguly was removed from the captaincy and also dropped from the side. “I retired because at some point you’ve had enough. The left-hander hung up his boots at the age of 36 while some players have gone on to play further. On the period of Chappell’s stint, he said, “The Greg Chappell incident was an eye-opener for me. Imran Khan helped Ganguly’s revival Sourav Ganguly also spoke about the time when he was out of the side and was struggling to make a comeback. “It was tough but it made me a better person. “I trained hard. “I was so angry that I started running at Eden Gardens.

Indian squad for the first 2 Windies ODIs announced The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the Indian squad for the first 2 ODIs against Windies. It was expected that the regular skipper Virat Kohli will be given a break again. But Kohli will lead the side and take over from Rohit Sharma who had captained the side in the Asia Cup 2018. The selectors have decided to hand the maiden ODI call-up to Rishabh Pant. MS Dhoni will be the first choice keeper while Rishabh gets a chance after his impressive showing in Test cricket recently. The regular seamers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have not been included in the squad. The 14-man squad also features Ravindra Jadeja who had made a return in the Asia Cup after Hardik Pandya was ruled out with an injury. India, after the completion of the 2-Test series, will face Windies in 5 ODIs starting October 21. Indian squad for the first two Windies ODIs

IPL 2019 Match 15 MI vs CSK Live Cricket Score ball by ball Commentary MI v CSK, Match 15 - Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Toss and Playing XI: The event will start on 3rd April at 8:00 PM IST (10:30 AM GMT). We will update once it will be declared. It’s time for the clash between two giants of Indian Premier League Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Both the teams are three times IPL title winner, will face each other for the first time in IPL 2019. Stay connected and get IPL 2019 Match 15 MI vs CSK Live Cricket Score ball by ball Commentary with live updates. Here is the Predicted XI for both the teams. MI Predicted Playing XI Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Yuvraj Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Jason Behrendorff, Mitchell McClenaghan CSK Predicted Playing XI Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir IPL 2019 Match 15 MI vs CSK Live Score, Scorecard & Results

Rishabh Pant shining in Test cricket, here's what Saha said about him It’s been a tough year for India’s regular wicketkeeper -Wriddhiman Saha. He has been battling with a number of injuries of late. During the tour to South Africa, the right-hander had suffered from a hamstring injury at the start of the year that had ruled him out. Then, in the IPL, a thumb injury added to his troubles. The frequent injuries have kept him mostly off the field this year. After a surgery for his shoulder injury, Saha is working hard at the NCA (National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru). Pant rose in the absence of Saha In absence of Saha, the Indian selectors have tried a few keepers. After the retirement of MS Dhoni from Test cricket, Saha was the first choice keeper for India. “I haven’t been able to watch all the games, to be honest.

IPL Points Table 2019: Premier League Table, Standings, Net Run Rate The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League is up and running. The 8 franchises representing the 8 different cities of India, will battle it out for the ultimate glory. Throughout the season, the points table is what keeps everyone engaged. Catch updated IPL 2019 points table after every match. There is always a battle to finish amongst the top 4. They first take on each other in the first qualifier. Twitter Reactions: Gritty Australia halted Pakistan to a draw Tease them, abuse them, mock them, call them a depleted side, but you can’t get the Aussie spirit out of them. Pakistan dominated the first Test against Australia and was on the verge of a victory. But the Kangaroos stood up and stole the show to halt the opposition to a draw. Batting first after winning the toss, Pakistan put up a strong show in the first innings. They scored 482 runs on the back of centuries from Mohammad Hafeez and Haris Sohail and fifties from Asad Shafiq and Imam-ul-Haq. The comeback man – Peter Siddle was the pick of the bowlers as he bagged 3 wickets. Australia, in reply, had a tremendous opening stand. Rather than enforcing the follow-on, Pakistan opted to bat again. But Khawaja was adamant and alongside the debutant Travis Head who scored 72, led the Aussie fight. More than 12 overs were remaining on the last day and Pakistan needed just 2 more wickets to win. Match Summary Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first Pakistan 1st innings: 482/10 in 164.2 overs

IPL 2019: News, Schedule, Teams, Prediction, Live Scores 2019 IPL will be the 12th season of the Indian Premier League. IPL is one of the most loved tournaments of cricket. As IPL happens in April and May every year. But this time because of Indian general elections IPL will start on 23rd March 2019. A Glimpse From the Last Season IPL 2018 was the 11th season of Indian Premier League. Team SRH was on the top of the IPL point table with 18 points and 0.284 Net Run Rate. IPL 2019 Schedule A total of 60 matches will be played in the tournament. We will update further time table once it will be declared. IPL 2019 Teams IPL 2019 will be played between 8 teams. Chennai Super Kings IPL 2018 winners CSK retained 23 players. Also Read: IPL CSK Team 2019: Here’s the complete squad after the auction Mumbai Indians The three times IPL champion retained 18 players for the IPL 12. Also Read: IPL Mumbai Indians Team 2019: Here’s how the squad looks like after the auction Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad Kings XI Punjab

Rashid Khan Biography: Here's all you need to know about the Afghan cricketer The game of cricket has been fighting to spread its roots to nations across the world. Earlier, only a handful of countries were prominent but of late, there have been a few who have risen through the ranks. There’s none better than Afghanistan whose graph has grown upwards. And when you talk about Afghanistan, there’s one name you can’t miss – Rashid Khan. The leg-spinner has been majorly responsible for Afghanistan’s meteoric rise in the game. The way the youngster has performed and stood up for any team he represented, has been remarkable. Rashid Khan Early life Rashid Khan was born in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan in 1998. He had the passion for cricket since childhood. Rashid Khan. Rashid Khan biography is full of ups and downs. Rashid Khan’s Start in International Cricket Rashid Khan debut against Zimbabwe. Rashid Khan made his international debut for Afghanistan in ODI cricket against Zimbabwe on October 18, 2015. Rise in IPL Rashid Khan in IPLSource: Instagram Source: Instagram

IPL 2019 Match 15 Prediction, MI vs CSK Match Prediction It’s the battle of the two powerhouses of the Indian Premier League. The two most successful teams ever Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will fight it out at the Wankhede Stadium on April 3. Keep reading to find out the IPL 2019 MI vs CSK Match 15 Prediction. The defending champions have had a scintillating time in the tournament so far. The rivalry between MI and CSK has been the pinnacle of the league since its inception. Case1: If Mumbai Indians bats first First Innings score prediction: 185-195 Result prediction: MI will win the match by 1-10 runs Case2: If Chennai Super Kings bats first First Innings score prediction: 180-190 Result prediction: MI will win the match by 4 wickets Also Read: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Head to head record Total Matches: 26, MI won: 14, CSK won: 12 Venue Stats (IPL) Predicted XIs Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings Also Read: Who will win the ODI World Cup 2019?

Prithvi Shaw records several milestones on his Test debut It was a dream debut for the 18-year-old as Prithvi Shaw records several milestones on his first outing. He became the 293rd player to represent India in Test cricket. Shaw opened the innings and looked flamboyant from the beginning. He batted in his natural attacking demeanor and punished the opposition bowlers. First, he brought up his half-century from 56 balls and then went on to notch up the maiden century off 99 balls. It was a show of sheer class and the youngster showed promising signs for Indian cricket. Here are the milestones that Prithvi Shaw records with his maiden century Fastest centurions on Test debut Youngest centurions on Test debut Youngest centurions opening the innings on Test debut Youngest centurions in Test cricket Youngest Indian openers on Test debut

IPL 2019 Match 14 RR vs RCB: Twitter Reaction Over RR's Win Two teams that hadn’t won a game went head to head at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. The 14th match of the season featured Rajasthan Royals taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore. One team had to remain winless after the encounter and who else but RCB? Ajinkya Rahane had the luck by his side as the coin dropped in his favor. Shreyas Gopal came into the attack and he castled Kohli off a superb googly for 23. Parthiv Patel and Marcus Stoinis added 53 runs for the 4th wicket. The RR openers came out all guns blazing in pursuit of 159. Buttler kept blazing while the No.3 batsman Steve Smith had the time to get his eye in. Rahul Tripathi came out to join Smith in the middle. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl first Royal Challengers Bangalore: 158/4 in 20 overs Parthiv Patel 67 (41), Marcus Stoinis 31 (28) Shreyas Gopal 12/3 (4), Jofra Archer 47/1 (4) Rajasthan Royals: 164/3 in 19.5 overs Jos Buttler 59 (43), Steve Smith 38* (31) Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule, dates and venue The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is just about a year away from now. The much-awaited world cup 2019 schedule is out and the co-hosts England will take on South Africa in the first encounter on 30th May at the Oval, London. India will start their campaign on June 5 whey clash against South Africa in Southampton. Their high-profile game against Pakistan will take place on June 16 at the Old Trafford, Manchester. The defending Champions Australia will begin their title defence against the recently qualified Afghanistan on June 1 in Bristol. The format of the tournament is different this time. Here’s the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule, Venue, Date and Time