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Shaw meets Tendulkar, Nehra backs Pant for WC and more - Cricket News Today, 14th February 2019

Ram Kumar
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Welcome to our now familiar Cricket News Today - a daily segment which covers all interesting developments from the world of cricket.

Among the major news of the day, Indian opener Prithvi Shaw has reportedly met the legendary Sachin Tendulkar for a motivational session aimed at rejuvenating his focus.

Meanwhile, former Indian seamer Ashish Nehra has urged the selectors to include Rishabh Pant in the squad for the 2019 World Cup. Citing the left-hander's ability to shift gears with ease, the erstwhile pacer exuded high praise for the wicket-keeper batsman.

Here are all of today's top news from the cricket world.


Warne wants Ponting to be removed as IPL team coach

Ricky Ponting will be Australia's assistant coach for the 2019 World Cup
Ricky Ponting will be Australia's assistant coach for the 2019 World Cup

Iconic Australian spinner Shane Warne has urged the authorities to reconsider the appointment of former national teammate Ricky Ponting as Delhi Capitals' head coach.

Citing the example of Indian team coach Ravi Shastri who has not been permitted to involve himself with the IPL anymore, Warne attributed Ponting's coaching stint with Delhi Capitals as a potential conflict of interest to his role as assistant coach of the Australian team.

Read more on Warne's views regarding Ponting's IPL stint here

"Look, Virat Kohli is the captain of a team and Rohit Sharma is the captain of another side. They will have players from other countries who are bound for the World Cup. So that does not bother me. But on the first point, (and) this is not for me to say, but if the BCCI decides Ravi Shastri cannot be part of the IPL, then I don’t see how Ricky can be,” Warne told Mumbai Mirror.

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