In the sporting world, there was plenty of action for India from Saturday to Sunday morning. Indian star shuttle HS Prannoy lost to Thailand’s KK suffered a loss against Vitisaran but won the bronze medal for India even after the loss. Then, late that night, India’s 4x400m relay advanced to the final of the World Athletics Championships. Today in the final it is up to him to win a medal. ISBA World Games 2023: Indian women’s cricket team won gold, men won silver. In addition, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan 3-0 to reclaim first place in the ICC-ODI rankings.
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Indian HS Prannoy was defeated by KK. The defeat came against Vitisaran. The Indian started strong, winning the first set with a bang 21-18, but the Thai player won the next two sets, making the match one-sided. Prannoy lost the last two sets with 13:21 and 14:21 but was able to win the bronze medal.
The women’s blind cricket team won the gold medal by beating Australia in the final match on Saturday August 26 in Edgbaston, England. The Indian women’s team defeated mighty Australia by nine wickets in T20 based on DLS rule. At the same time, the men’s team had to admit defeat in the final against Pakistan. He won the silver medal for that.
Middle-ranked batsman Saud Shakeel was included in Pakistan’s Asia Cup squad and Tayyab Tahir was retained as a traveling reserve. Shakeel was not part of the original 17-man squad and was the 18th member of the team for the ongoing ODI series against Afghanistan, but now Saud has direct entry into the Pakistan team.
Prior to the 2023 Asian Cup, a three-match ODI series was played between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Pakistan won this series 3-0. As for the third ODI game between the two teams, Pakistan won that game by 59 runs.
The Indian men’s 4x400m relay put on an outstanding performance on Saturday, raising hopes of another medal in India. The Indian men’s relay secured their spot in the 4x400m final. It was one of the historic moments for India. The Indian team consisting of Mohd Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Mohd Ajmal Variathodi and Rajesh Ramesh drove in heat one and secured second place. In the final today, the Indian relay fights for the medal.
Pakistan recorded a clean 3-0 win over Afghanistan in the three-game ODI series. Amazing performance by the bowlers and batsmen for Pakistan. Because of this, Pakistan has achieved the first place in the ICC ODI ranking.
HS Prannoy is the fifth Indian player to win a medal in men’s singles at the World Championships. Before him Kidambi Srikanth (silver), Lakshya Sen (bronze), B Sai Praneeth (bronze) and Prakash Padukone (bronze) have achieved this feat. India has won 14 medals at the Badminton World Championships so far.
England paceman Josh Tongue, who has yet to win an international cap, was ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand on Friday through injury. Veteran pacer Chris Jordan has been signed as his replacement after impressive performances for Southern Braves in the ongoing Men’s Hundred 2023 tournament.
Pakistan’s first game at the 2023 Asian Cup will be against Nepal on August 30. There is a chance that Pakistan will win this game, bringing Pakistan’s rating points to 119. We then have to play a game against India on September 2nd. If Team India wins this game, the Pakistani team will take second place with 117 rating points.
Legendary South African cricketer AB de Villiers believes Virat Kohli is the best option for India to finish fourth at the World Cup. Because he can advance the innings by playing any middle-class role.