Many things made headlines in the ongoing CWC tournament. The news that hit the headlines is as follows:
1.BCCI writes to ICC over anti-India banners issue. While India might be having a gala time in this tournament after finishing top of the points table; however, the team’s management is concerned about their safety. During India’s last match against the Lankans, anti-India slogans were exhibited by an aircraft as it hovered over the field with some unpleasant slogans.
2.Rohit Sharma closed in on Virat Kohli in latest ICC ODI ranking. India captain Kohli has maintained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ICC Men’s CWC 2019 but opener Sharma has overcome the gap in the latest update to the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league stage of the 10-team tournament.
3.Australia calls up Matthew Wade and Mitchell Marsh as cover for Khawaja and Stoinis. Throughout the tournament, injuries have been haunting Australia. Before the semi-finals, Australia faced a severe blow with three injuries.
4.Former Indian skipper Sehwag praises Rohit and Rahul for scoring tons against Sri Lanka. Sharma scored his 5th hundred in the tournament to make a new world record. The opening batsman scored 103 off 94 balls against Sri Lanka at Headingley, Leeds, in India’s final league match of the 2019 edition of the world championship and picked his fourth man of the match award.
5.Rohit Sharma thinks that the team would focus on the job in hand regardless of lot of distractions.
These news made headlines for the ongoing cricket tournament.