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'India should play Pak in WC'

'India should play Pak in WC'

The ongoing debate whether India should play Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 in the wake of the ghastly Pulwama terror attack has clearly left the country divided. Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra has a difference of opinion and asked if the taste of the World Cup triumph would be the same if Team India doesn't beat Pakistan on the way to glory.

Erwin Koeman named as Oman coach

Erwin Koeman named as Oman coach

The Oman Football Association (OFA) has named Erwin Koeman as the new head coach of the national team on a two-year contract. Koeman succeeds Dutch compatriot Pim Verbeek, who led Oman to the knockout stage of the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in UAE 2019 last month before retiring from professional coaching after the team's loss to Iran in the round-of-16.

BCCI may ask ICC to ban Pak from WC

BCCI may ask ICC to ban Pak from WC

Vinod Rai has reportedly asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Rahul Johri, to request the ICC to keep Pakistan out of the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. As per an India Today report, in an internal communication to the BCCI, Rai asked Johri that the letter to convey India's mood that it is not in a mood to engage in any cricket with Pakistan.

Morgan praises Root, Roy stand

Morgan praises Root, Roy stand

Joe Root and Jason Roy's partnership pleased England captain Eoin Morgan after a win over West Indies. Roy (123) and Root (102) scored centuries as England reached their target of 361 with eight balls remaining to seal a six-wicket victory in the first ODI. It was the nation's biggest successful run chase in ODIs.

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