What all happened in cricket on August 17, 2023?

Here in this article, we’ll take you through all the cricket news from around the world which you might have missed.

Published on - 18 Aug 2023 09:46 AM

What all happened in cricket on August 17, 2023?

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The cricketing world was in for another entertaining day on August 17 with some big admissions, predictions and matches. South African great AB de Villiers picked his semi-finalists for ODI World Cup 2023. While Jasprit Bumrah opened up about the long rehabilitation period after injury. Whereas reports of Sanju Samson being dropped from India's squad for Asia Cup 2023 also surfaced.


Here in this article, we’ll take you through all the cricket news from around the world which you migh t have missed.


AB de Villiers picks his semi-finalists for ODI World Cup 2023


AB de Villiers, the former South Africa captain and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, has revealed his predictions for the ODI World Cup 2023, which will be held in India. ABD said, “I have gone with three non-subcontinental teams, which is very risky, but I will stick to it,” as he selected India, South Africa, England and Australia. 


Jasprit Bumrah opens up about his long rehabilitation period after injury


Jasprit Bumrah, India's ace fast bowler, has opened up about his mindset during his long injury layoff and his comeback to international cricket. Bumrah said, “Sometimes when it takes time for your injuries to heal, it becomes frustrating. But instead of having self-doubts, I was thinking how I can recover faster and make a return. You have to respect the body when it needs time to heal.”


MSK Prasad joins Lucknow Super Giants as Strategic Consultant


Former India wicketkeeper and national selector MSK Prasad has joined Lucknow SuperGiants in the Indian Premier League as a Strategic Consultant. Prasad is the team’s second major appointment in the team's support staff after Justin Langer was named the new head coach, replacing Andy Flower.


Chennai Super Kings become 1st team to cross 10m followers on Twitter


The five-time Indian Premier League champions Chennai Super Kings became the first team to cross 10 million followers on Twitter. The 2023 winners of the cash-rich league have one of the most loyal fanbases, and support has been constant throughout the years. The franchise posted on its social media handle and expressed its gratitude to the fans.


People don't give credit to what Shikhar Dhawan deserves: Ravi Shastri


Former India coach Ravi Shastri said that India's star batter Shikhar Dhawan isn’t credited enough. Shastri was in a conversation with Star Sports, where he shared his perspective towards the forthcoming Asia Cup and ODI World Cup 2023. In the conversation, the former India captain also heaped praise on the left-handed batter and said that he is an amazing player. 



Sanju Samson to be dropped from India squad for Asia Cup 2023: Reports


India wicketkeeper batter Sanju Samson is likely to be dropped from the Asia Cup 2023 squad following his consistently poor performances. Samson was a part of the Indian squad for the ODI and T20I series against West Indies, where he failed to make a mark. The Kerala-born might face repercussions of the same by being dropped from the Asia Cup 2023 squad, which is likely to be announced on August 20. 


Asian countries will struggle to match hitting skills of other teams at ODI World Cup 2023: Rashid Latif


Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif said that Asian countries, including India and Pakistan, will struggle to match the power-hitting skills of other nations. Latif said that matching nations like England, Australia and New Zealand pose a challenge for the Asian countries in the ICC ODI World Cup  2023.


PCB issues clarification on Imran Khan's exclusion from campaign video


Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a clarification after getting slammed by fans and former cricketers including Wasim Akram. The Pakistan Board had posted a video of its cricketing history earlier on Independence Day, August 14, as part of the country’s campaign for the ODI World Cup 2023 without former captain Imran Khan. This decision garnered a lot of criticism and hence the PCB posted a new video with the 1992 World Cup winning captain.


The day also saw some brilliant matches take place around the globe. Here’s the list of the results from August 16 of the matches taking place around the world.


New Zealand tour of the United Arab Emirates, 2023 

1st T20I: United Arab Emirates vs New Zealand

Result: New Zealand won by 19 runs


Caribbean Premier League 2023

Match 2: Saint Lucia Kings vs Barbados Royals

Result: Saint Lucia Kings won by 54 runs


Lanka Premier League 2023

Qualifier 1: Galle Titans vs Dambulla Aura

Result: Dambulla Aura won by 6 wickets


Eliminator: B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings

Result: B - Love Kandy won by 61 runs


The Hundred (Men’s)

Match 23: Trent Rockets vs Manchester Originals

Result: Manchester Originals won by 10 runs


The Hundred (Women’s)

Match 23: Trent Rockets Women vs Manchester Originals Women

Result: Trent Rockets Women won by 9 wickets

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What all happened in cricket on August 17, 2023?

Here in this article, we’ll take you through all the cricket news from around the world which you might have missed.

Published on - 18 Aug 2023 09:46 AM

What all happened in cricket on August 17, 2023?

Credit: Twitter

The cricketing world was in for another entertaining day on August 17 with some big admissions, predictions and matches. South African great AB de Villiers picked his semi-finalists for ODI World Cup 2023. While Jasprit Bumrah opened up about the long rehabilitation period after injury. Whereas reports of Sanju Samson being dropped from India's squad for Asia Cup 2023 also surfaced.


Here in this article, we’ll take you through all the cricket news from around the world which you migh t have missed.


AB de Villiers picks his semi-finalists for ODI World Cup 2023


AB de Villiers, the former South Africa captain and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, has revealed his predictions for the ODI World Cup 2023, which will be held in India. ABD said, “I have gone with three non-subcontinental teams, which is very risky, but I will stick to it,” as he selected India, South Africa, England and Australia. 


Jasprit Bumrah opens up about his long rehabilitation period after injury


Jasprit Bumrah, India's ace fast bowler, has opened up about his mindset during his long injury layoff and his comeback to international cricket. Bumrah said, “Sometimes when it takes time for your injuries to heal, it becomes frustrating. But instead of having self-doubts, I was thinking how I can recover faster and make a return. You have to respect the body when it needs time to heal.”


MSK Prasad joins Lucknow Super Giants as Strategic Consultant


Former India wicketkeeper and national selector MSK Prasad has joined Lucknow SuperGiants in the Indian Premier League as a Strategic Consultant. Prasad is the team’s second major appointment in the team's support staff after Justin Langer was named the new head coach, replacing Andy Flower.


Chennai Super Kings become 1st team to cross 10m followers on Twitter


The five-time Indian Premier League champions Chennai Super Kings became the first team to cross 10 million followers on Twitter. The 2023 winners of the cash-rich league have one of the most loyal fanbases, and support has been constant throughout the years. The franchise posted on its social media handle and expressed its gratitude to the fans.


People don't give credit to what Shikhar Dhawan deserves: Ravi Shastri


Former India coach Ravi Shastri said that India's star batter Shikhar Dhawan isn’t credited enough. Shastri was in a conversation with Star Sports, where he shared his perspective towards the forthcoming Asia Cup and ODI World Cup 2023. In the conversation, the former India captain also heaped praise on the left-handed batter and said that he is an amazing player. 



Sanju Samson to be dropped from India squad for Asia Cup 2023: Reports


India wicketkeeper batter Sanju Samson is likely to be dropped from the Asia Cup 2023 squad following his consistently poor performances. Samson was a part of the Indian squad for the ODI and T20I series against West Indies, where he failed to make a mark. The Kerala-born might face repercussions of the same by being dropped from the Asia Cup 2023 squad, which is likely to be announced on August 20. 


Asian countries will struggle to match hitting skills of other teams at ODI World Cup 2023: Rashid Latif


Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif said that Asian countries, including India and Pakistan, will struggle to match the power-hitting skills of other nations. Latif said that matching nations like England, Australia and New Zealand pose a challenge for the Asian countries in the ICC ODI World Cup  2023.


PCB issues clarification on Imran Khan's exclusion from campaign video


Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a clarification after getting slammed by fans and former cricketers including Wasim Akram. The Pakistan Board had posted a video of its cricketing history earlier on Independence Day, August 14, as part of the country’s campaign for the ODI World Cup 2023 without former captain Imran Khan. This decision garnered a lot of criticism and hence the PCB posted a new video with the 1992 World Cup winning captain.


The day also saw some brilliant matches take place around the globe. Here’s the list of the results from August 16 of the matches taking place around the world.


New Zealand tour of the United Arab Emirates, 2023 

1st T20I: United Arab Emirates vs New Zealand

Result: New Zealand won by 19 runs


Caribbean Premier League 2023

Match 2: Saint Lucia Kings vs Barbados Royals

Result: Saint Lucia Kings won by 54 runs


Lanka Premier League 2023

Qualifier 1: Galle Titans vs Dambulla Aura

Result: Dambulla Aura won by 6 wickets


Eliminator: B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings

Result: B - Love Kandy won by 61 runs


The Hundred (Men’s)

Match 23: Trent Rockets vs Manchester Originals

Result: Manchester Originals won by 10 runs


The Hundred (Women’s)

Match 23: Trent Rockets Women vs Manchester Originals Women

Result: Trent Rockets Women won by 9 wickets

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