August 23 Morning Brief: Today's Top news and headlines from cricket world

Here is a quick wrap-up of the events that grabbed the spotlight in the cricketing world today.

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Afganistan vs Pakistan 1st ODI
Afganistan vs Pakistan 1st ODI. (Photo Source: ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP via Getty Images)

1. Twitter Reactions: Haris Rauf's five-for helps Pakistan crush Afghanistan

Let us have a look at how Twitter reacted to Pakistan demolishing Afghanistan in the first ODI of their ongoing series. (READ MORE)

2. ‘The greatest all-rounder we produced’ - Cricket fraternity reacts as legendary Heath Streak loses battle to cancer at 49

Many fans and cricketers took to Twitter after legendary former Zimbabwe all-rounder Heath Streak passed away due to cancer at age 49. (READ MORE)

3. He thinks he’s the best bowler in the team' Bhuvneshwar Kumar makes hilarious revelation about Virat Kohli

Veteran Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar made a hilarious comment on how Virat Kohli thinks he is the best bowler in the Indian team. (READ MORE)

4. Reports: Zaka Ashraf to be removed as PCB Chairman, Najam Sethi likely to return

Several reports recently came forward that stated that Zaka Ashraf could be removed as the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) chairman, and former chairman Najam Sethi is likely to return. (READ MORE)

5. South Africa women cricketers to earn same match fees as men

Recently confirmed by Cricket South Africa, the women's players will earn the same amount as their male counterparts. The policy will be in effect on September 1. (READ MORE)

6. England World Cup winner Alex Hartley announces retirement

England's experienced left-arm spinner Alex Hartley recently came forward to announce that she will be retiring from cricket after the end of the ongoing The Hundred Women’s 2023. (READ MORE)

7. Sourav Ganguly wants India to win at least 50% of their knockout matches

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly recently took centre stage and opined that team India should win at least 50% of their knockout matches after their dismal run. (READ MORE)

8. Eoin Morgan backs India to go all the way in 2023 ODI World Cup

Former England skipper Eoin Morgan backed team India to go all the way and break their ICC title curse in the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023. (READ MORE)

9. 'Captain wanted Piyush Chawla, so Rohit Sharma got left out' - Former selector on batter's 2011 World Cup snub

Raja Venkat, a former national selector, recently revealed that MS Dhoni wanted Piyush Chawla in India’s 2011 World Cup squad, which caused Rohit Sharma to miss out on his spot. (READ MORE)

10. Sanju Samson attends Rajinikanth-starrer Jailer's premiere in Dublin as Guest of Honour

Star Indian batter Sanju Samson recently watched Rajinikanth-starrer Jailer as he went to the premiere in Dubin as Guest of Honour. (READ MORE)

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