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DRS June 4: Rahul Dravid bids adieu, Virat Kohli is in T20 World Cup mode & did Rohit Sharma get body-shamed?

DRS June 4: Rahul Dravid bids adieu, Virat Kohli is in T20 World Cup mode & did Rohit Sharma get body-shamed?

Welcome to our special segment DRS or the Daily Review System. In this, InsideSport will provide you with the top cricket stories from a day before that you might have missed in the hustle and bustle of your busy life.

The T20 World Cup 2024 continued on Day 2 as we saw two thrilling games take place. We saw a fantastic Super Over win by Namibia over Oman before South Africa pipped Sri Lanka in a low-scoring affair. But the day wasn’t just about World Cup action. June 3 also saw big stories emerge from the Indian cricketing scene, with Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma grabbing the headlines. On that note, let us look back and skim through the eye-catching stories from Monday.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

Rahul Dravid says goodbye as India head coach?

Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid has confirmed his departure as the men’s side head coach after the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024. This news comes after months of speculation and officially ends an era for the Indian team under his guidance. Dravid’s contract expires after the World Cup, and he has opted not to extend it or apply for it once again. The “Wall of Cricket” as he is famously known, Dravid would love to end his coaching tenure on a huge note by guiding his beloved Men in blue to their first ICC title after more than a decade!

Virat Kohli is back in blue!

Virat Kohli hits the nets! After a late arrival and missing initial practice sessions, the star batsman has joined the Indian team for training. This comes ahead of their crucial T20 World Cup 2024 opener against Ireland. Kohli’s absence from the warm-up match against Bangladesh had sparked discussions, but his presence at practice reassures fans looking forward to his contribution in the tournament. Kohli is truly the indomitable batter in T20 World Cup history, having secured two Player of the Tournaments.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

A false image leads for Rohit Sharma to get fat-shamed!

Don’t be fooled! A viral image showing Rohit Sharma with a larger stomach has been debunked as a fake. The picture, supposedly from a recent warmup match against Bangladesh, has been digitally altered to exaggerate his physique. his wasn’t the first time Rohit has been targeted for his appearance onlin

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Namibia edged out Oman in a Super Over!

Namibia etched their names in T20 World Cup history with a enthralling Super Over victory over Oman! Both teams finished their 20 overs tied at a modest 109 runs. David Wiese emerged as the hero for Namibia. He smashed 13 runs off just 4 balls in the Super Over, including a six and a four. Wiese then donned the bowling hat, restricting Oman to a mere 10 runs. He claimed a crucial wicket to seal the win.

Sri Lanka down in the dumps vs South Africa

Sri Lanka’s T20 World Cup campaign got off to a nightmare start as South Africa secured a nerve-wracking victory by 6 wickets on Monday. Lanka’s batting faltered completely, collapsing to a record low of just 77 runs in their 20 overs. Anrich Nortje led the South African bowling attack, picking up a devastating 4 wickets for just 7 runs. Despite a shaky start in their chase, SA managed to cross the finish line in the 16th over. This dominant bowling performance and gritty chase by the Proteas put them firmly in control of Group D.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

Snipers deployed for IND vs PAK T20 WC match!

Security is being ramped up for the highly anticipated India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup match on June 9th. Authorities are taking extra precautions due to concerns of a “lone-wolf attack.” Nassau County police will deploy snipers in covert locations around the stadium and collaborate with the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and NYPD. Additionally, the pitches are under 24/7 surveillance by officers to prevent tampering.

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