Top Stories: Your Daily News Roundup – 16th of July 2019
Hello, we’re here with the daily news roundup for Saturday day (July 16). 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:
Ben Stokes to Recieve Knighthood after World Cup Show:
England World Cup-winning hero Ben Stokes is set to receive the knighthood. Recently, Stokes alongside his teammates and skipper Eoin Morgan had met outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who had praised their efforts to script the glory.
Jeremy Hunt, alongside Boris Johnson, has been involved in a debate when they were asked regarding giving a knighthood to Stokes for his all-round show.
One of them will replace Theresa as the new prime minister of the United Kingdom.
BCB Reveals 14-man ODI Squad for Sri Lanka Tour:
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday had announced 14-member squad for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, Anamul Haque and Taijul Islam had made a return to the Tigers’ squad.
Anamul had replaced Liton Das, whereas, left-arm spinner Islam will play in place of Shakib Al Hasan.
Ravichandran Ashwin Delivers for Nottinghamshire:
India’s premium off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had shone with the ball for Nottinghamshire against Surrey on Tuesday (July 16).
The Tamil Nadu-based spinner had claimed the figures of six for 69 in the first innings before snaring six wickets after conceding 75 runs in the second innings. He had also scored 23 and 66 respectively in both innings.
BCCI Invites Applications for Team India’s Support Staff:
On Tuesday (July 16), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited interested candidates to fill in the several vacant posts which include coaching and support staff.
The last date has been set for July 30 by or before 5:00 PM.
Ben Stokes Reveals his Plan After World Cup Triumph:
Ben Stokes, who had been a villain of the 2016 T20 World Cup, had backed himself at Lord’s on July 14 to become a World Cup hero. He had slammed 98-ball 84 to bag the Man of the Match award.
Stokes revealed that before the last ball he backed himself to take the game into the Super Over, as he didn’t want to commit the same mistake what Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmuddullah Riyad had done during the 2016 T20 World Cup against India.