Credit: Twitter

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From the Asia Cup 2023 commencing its Super 4s stage to different teams announcing their squad for the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023, Wednesday brought a range of cricket updates. While Pakistan registered a big win in the Super 4s opener against Bangladesh, countries like Australia, England, India, and South Africa have announced their squads for the World Cup.

In this article, we have listed all the cricket action that took place across the globe on September 6:

Asia Cup 2023:

Pakistan beat Bangladesh in 1st Super 4s match

Pakistan registered a dominant seven-wicket win to beat Bangladesh in the first game of the Super 4s stage of the Asia Cup 2023. Playing Lahore's Gadafi Stadium, Bangladesh opted to bat first but quickly regretted the decision, courtesy of Naseem Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi. Haris Rauf cleaned up the tail with assistance from Faheem Ashraf and Agha Salman, Bangladesh was bundled out for 193 in 38.4 overs.

Najam Sethi takes a dig at Jay Shah over the Asia Cup 2023 venue

After speculations about the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4s stage being shifted to Hambantota, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has confirmed that the tournament will continue as per the schedule and the matches will be held in Colombo despite rain threats. The decision has sparked controversy as the co-hosts Pakistan expressed their frustration with the announcement.

Jonathan Trott blames match officials  for Afghanistan's Super 4s qualification blunder

Afghanistan Head Coach Jonathan Trott opened up on the qualification scenario blunder that happened in the Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka clash in Asia Cup 2023. Afghanistan, led by Hashmathullah Shahidi, failed to cruise past the group stage just by three runs due to a blunder in understanding the qualification scenario. Opening up on the same, Trott said that the match officials never communicated this to them. 

ODI World Cup 2023:

Complete squad list for ICC ODI World Cup 2023

The 2023 ODI World Cup is set to take place in India in October-November and several teams have announced their 15-member squads for the quadrennial showpiece. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will begin on October 5, when the finalists (England and New Zealand) of the 2019 Cricket World Cup will face each other in the tournament opener in Ahmedabad.

England's head coach hints about Harry Brook’s inclusion in World Cup squad

The most significant indication that Harry Brook could get a World Cup call-up came from England head coach Matthew Mott when he said, "A lot of water needs to pass under the bridge before we play that first game." Brook was unintentionally left off the preliminary World Cup list as Ben Stokes returned from ODI retirement.

Yuzvendra Chahal to play county cricket following World Cup 2023 snub

India's reliable leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is set to participate in county cricket following his snub from the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 squad. Notably, on Tuesday, September 6, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the 15-member squad for the 2023 World Cup, and while many promising names succeeded in securing their spot, Chahal's name was nowhere to be found. 

Other top news:

Former Sri Lanka spinner Sachithra Senanayake gets arrested over match-fixing charges

Several Sri Lanka cricketers have been under the scanner lately for violations in the recent past. Among them, the recent name that came into the limelight is of former Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake. As per the latest development, the 38-year-old has been arrested over match-fixing charges.

Gautam Gambhir makes a startling claim on his "biggest regret in life"

Former Indian top-order batter and Member of Parliament, Gautam Gambhir made a startling claim about his cricket career in a recent interview. Gambhir is known to be an outspoken individual and doesn't shy away from being considered brazen.

After Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar weighs in on "Bharat" debate

Sunil Gavaskar, the 1983 World Cup champion and one of cricket's most illustrious figures, recently offered his thoughts on the ongoing discussions about changing India's name to "Bharat" which has captured the country’s attention. Celebrities and sports figures have expressed their opinions on the contentious name-change controversy.

Cricket-related question worth INR 12,50,000 appears on KBC

Rahul Dravid, Ravi Ashwin, Anil Kumble, and Kris Srikkanth's names were featured in KBC, hosted by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. In the recent episode, where the show got its first winner of INR 1 Crore, the contestant was asked a question relating to cricket for a prize worth INR 12,50,000.

WATCH: Bizarre dismissal in European Cricket League

A bizarre incident took place in the European Cricket League when a batter was given out in a disastrous way, following hitting the wicketkeeper on his head. In a game of European Cricket, the batter hit the ball in such a way that it ended up hitting the wicketkeeper on his head ultimately landing in the fielder's hands.