The members of the Indian contingent for the Aisa Cup 2023 have proved their fitness at the NCA, except for KL Rahul who is nursing a niggle. Apart from this, the former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh also announced the birth of his second child ‘Aura’ with wife Hazel Keech. The day also saw PCB name a second string squad for the Asian Games, set to take place in September-October in China.
Here in this article, we’ll see all the news from August 25.
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Sleepless nights have become a lot more joyful: Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech welcome baby girl
Former India batsman and 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh has announced the birth of his second child, a baby girl, on his social media handles. The 41-year-old, who is married to actress Hazel Keech, shared the happy news with his fans and followers on Friday, August 25.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday, August 24 named a 15-member squad for the upcoming Asian Games 2023. The Pakistan board has named a second-string squad and has taken a bold decision as they have named Qasim Akram as the skipper of the side.
Former India opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth expressed his concerns over the selection of Tilak Varma in the Asia Cup 2023 squad . Tilak made his debut in the T20I series against West Indies, and soon after that, he was picked in the 17-member squad for the Asia Cup, announced by the BCCI. However, Kris Srikkanth, who is known for his blunt and honest remarks said that Varma shouldn’t be given a call in such a big tournament.
Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya pass yo-yo test, KL Rahul to prove fitness
According to reports, all the players who took the test on Thursday at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru cleared it successfully. The BCCI has set a minimum score of 16.5 for the players to be eligible for selection. KL Rahul is unlikely to give the test since he is recovering from a i njury, and the cricketers who were a part of the Ireland series are also unlikely to take the yo-yo test.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) reportedly issued a verbal warning to Indian cricketers after the former India skipper Virat Kohli posted his Yo-Yo score on Instagram story . As per the report by the Indian Express, the cricket governing body wasn’t pleased by this. The officials reminded players that they cannot reveal such confidential information on public platforms, and such actions in future can lead to ‘breach of contract.’
Recently, prithvi shaw shared a picture on his Instagram, where a user took a jibe at his physical appearance, advising the Indian opener to work on his fitness like Virat Kohli. Shaw gave a fitting reply to the troll, which in no time has gone viral.
WATCH: Babar Azam loses cool, angrily confronts Mohammad Nabi after winning 2nd ODI
Babar Azam, who was looking dejected at the way Shadab Khan was run out, walked out to the field to deliver cold handshakes to the Afghanistan players while avoiding any eye contact with them. He went on to angrily confront Mohammad Nabi about the incident, exchanging a few words, which led to the umpires playing the role of peacekeeper.
India added another feather in hat and this time wrote its name on the Moon in golden ink on August 23, Wednesday. ISRO’s tweet confirming the landing on the Moon went viral in no time and soon got more than 50M views and became the most liked tweet from India. It surpassed Virat Kohli’s tweet that he posted after his explosive inning of 82* runs in the 2022 T20I World Cup against Pakistan.
WATCH: Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan groove to ‘Check Kar’
Indian batters Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan were seen grooving to Jaskaran Riarr’s ‘Check Kar’ during BCCI’s camp for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023.