The cricketing circuit is buzzing with India's squad announcement for the upcoming Asia Cup to be played in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. India have made a few intersting changes to their squad for the Asia Cup and few of the most noteworthy ones include the return of Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul from injuries. The non-selection of Yuzvendra Chahal has also created ripples and triggered reactions. Apart from cricket, the other news that is grabbing the most eyeballs is Rameshbabu Praggnanandha's entry into the finals of the ongoing Chess World Cup in Baku. All of that and more in our list of top trending news stories on August 22.
Top 10 Trending Sports News Stories
R Praggnanandhaa shocked World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana to win the Chess World Cup semi-final by a tie-breaker and will face the world champion Magnus Carlsen in the final.
England have been hit by an injury blow as pacer John Turner has been forced to make way for Brydon Carse ahead of the T20I series against New Zealand.
India batter Cheteshwar Pujara believes playing for the team's cause matters much more than playing for one's own spot in the team.
India's ace shuttlers Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy defeated their respective Finnish opponents to advance to the second round of the ongoing World Badminton Championships.
Pakistan's Hockey Federation (PHF) has reportedly sacked the entire men's senior coaching staff after a humiliating performance at the Asian Champions Trophy.
PV Sindhu kickstarts her campaign in the Badminton World Championships 2023 as she faces former champion Nozomi Okuhara.
Romania's star tennis player won't feature at the upcoming US Open 2023.
Thierry Henry appointed France U21 Coach for two years
France's star footballer has been handed a coaching reponsibility in a new role
Sevilla lose to Alaves in Spanish league as tournament gets underway
Sevilla faced a heart-breaking defeat against Alaves in the ongoing Spanish league.
Former Australia international believes Suryakumar Yadav is lucky to be named in India's Asia Cup squad.