Top Stories: Your Daily News Roundup – 23rd July 2019
Hello, we’re here with the daily news roundup for Tuesday (July 23). 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:
Lasith Malinga to Play T20s After Retiring From ODIs:
Sri Lanka veteran Lasith Malinga will continue to feature in the Twenty20 cricket after retiring from One-day Internationals.
Malinga will play his final ODI on 26th of July against Bangladesh. However, he will represent in the professional Twenty20 leagues.
Recently, Malinga had snared 13 scalps in seven games for the Islanders at the twelfth edition of the World Cup.
James Anderson Ruled Out of Ireland Test with Calf Injury:
Star England paceman James Anderson will not partake in the impending One-off Test against Ireland as he is still recovering from the calf injury.
Anderson had picked the injury during the English county game while representing Lancashire.
Meanwhile, the four-day Test will be played at Lord’s Cricket Stadium in London between July 24 and July 27 respectively.
Shubman Gill Disappointed After Not Getting Picked For Windies Tour:
A prominent face in the Indian set-up, Shubman Gill is thorough disappointed after he failed to make a cut in any of the three squads revealed by Team India’s chief selector, MSK Prasad on Sunday (July 21).
The 19-year-old had done an outstanding job for India ‘A’ during the unofficial five-match 50-over series.
Gill had scored 218 runs which included three fifties to his name.
However, Gill is entirely focused on his cricket by saying he will keep delivering goods for his team in whatever capacity he could.
Jason Roy, Olly Stone Set for Test Debut at Lord’s Against Ireland:
The prominent English batsman Jason Roy has been named in England’s playing XI for the One-off Ireland Test starting tomorrow (July 24).
Roy had recently put up a good show while scoring 443 runs during the ICC World Cup 2019.
Besides, the opening batsman is keen to make a memorable debut at the Home of Cricket.
On the other side, fast bowler Olly Stone will also make his Test debut after Anderson had been ruled for the Ireland Test.
Virat Kohli Retains Test No. 1 Spot:
Team India skipper Virat Kohli had retained his number one position in the ICC Test batsmen’s rankings revealed on Tuesday.
Kohli has 922 points to his name, whereas Kane Williamson is second on the list with 913 rating points. Also, Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara is third on the list with 881 points.
Kohli had featured against Australia at Sydney in January 2019.
The 30-year-old top-order batsman had amassed 6613 runs in 131 innings of 77 Tests at an average of 53.76.
Tahir Ibn Manzoor