Daily News Roundup, Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (Credits: Getty)

Last Update on: August 18th, 2019 at 04:22 pm

Hello, we’re here with the daily news roundup for Monday (July 15). Here’re some of the top news stories that subsequently grabbed eyeballs around the world.

Let’s have a look at what is taking place in the cricketing world:

Jacinda Ardern Proud of Kiwis Performance in World Cup Cup Final:

Jacinda Ardern, Daily News Roundup
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had enjoyed the epic ICC World Cup 2019 final that Lord’s hosted on Sunday (July 14). Despite Kiwis losing the thriller, Jacinda hailed the national team for their outstanding effort in the final.

Jacinda had maintained that it was an ‘incredible game’ of cricket. Furthermore, Jacinda had congratulated England for their maiden title triumph.

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Also, she takes pride in how the Black Caps had fought in the finale before things boiled down to the most number of boundaries.

Wasim Jaffer to Assist Bangladesh for Sri Lanka Tour:

Wasim Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer. Photo Credit: Web/Google.

Wasim Jaffer, who boasts about an incredible record on his back in the domestic fold, has been appointed as a batting consultant for the Sri Lankan tour.

On Tuesday, Bangladesh had named Jaffer as the team consultant on the temporary basis following the sacking of Steve Rhodes.

Besides, Neil McKenzie, who had served as a batting consultant, hasn’t renewed his contract yet. The reports suggested that he is highly unlikely going to extend his contract.

Both Teams Should Have Shared the Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019
Cheteshwar Pujara. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara believes that trophy should have been shared. The prominent cricketer believes it was a ‘bit unfair’ on the Black Caps side after finishing second in the grand finale of the ICC World Cup 2019.


Following a heartbreaking tie in the Super Over too, England had edged past Kiwis on scoring most boundaries (26-17) at Lord’s.

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah Lead ICC ODI Rankings as England Top the Table:

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (Credits: Twitter)

On Monday, International Cricket Council (ICC), has released the ODI rankings of the batsmen, bowlers apart from the team standings.

Team India skipper Virat Kohli is leading the ODI batsmen charts, whereas, Jasprit Bumrah is enjoying the merry run by leading the bowlers’ list.

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Also, England are back on top with 125 points, as India had slipped to second spot (122 points).

Ravi Shastri Needs to Re-Apply for his Top-Brass Post:

Ravi Shastri, Team India, 2019 World Cup
Ravi Shastri. Credit: Getty Images

With BCCI set to invite fresh applications for the Team India’s support staff, the head coach Ravi Shastri is also bound to re-apply for the post.

Interestingly, Shastri’s contract will expire after India’s tour to Windies.

Earlier, the board had given an extension of 45-days to the support staff, which includes Shastri.

Meanwhile, the Windies tour will run between August 3 and September 3, 2019.

Tahir Ibn ManzoorEditor in Chief

Tahir Ibn Manzoor is the Editor-In-Chief at Cricket Addictor, who follows cricket like food and he has a great affection for the long-form journalism. He has been associated with the organisation since...