Rohit Sharma overtakes Martin Guptill to become leading run-scorer in T20
Indian Skipper, Rohit Sharma overtook New Zealand’s Martin Guptill to become the leading run-scorer in men’s T20 Internationals. In 133 matches in the shortest format for India, Rohit Sharma has scored 4 hundred and 26 half-centuries so far. Rohit now has 3499 runs in the format. Following him is Martin Guptill, who has scored 3497 runs. Virat Kohli is the third highest scorer in men’s T20 Internationals with 3341 runs from 100 matches.
Virat Kohli becomes 1st Indian to play 100 Matches in each format
Cricket Legend Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and just the second player overall in international cricket history to have played 100 matches each in all three formats of the game. He added another milestone to his name when he was named in India’s playing XI for the highly anticipated Asia Cup 2022 match with Pakistan.
International Day against Nuclear Tests 2022: 29 August
International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on 29th August to raise awareness about the devastating effects of testing nuclear weapons. This year marks the thirteenth anniversary of the event. On this day, the United Nations organises an event that creates public awareness regarding the effects of nuclear weapons tests, and detonations and further highlights the requirement for cessation of such nuclear tests.
National Sports Day or Rashtriya Khel Divas 2022: 29th August
The National Sports Day or Rashtriya Khel Divas is celebrated on 29th August in India as a tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand who was born on this date in 1905. It was 2012 when the day was first designated and celebrated as India’s National Sports Day. The nation celebrates the day honouring our sports stars.
NASA Moon Rocket Set For Launch
NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket, formerly known as Exploration Mission-1, returned to the launch pad on Tuesday night, to take a step closer to a historic lunar mission. On August 29, NASA intends to launch its brand-new Space Launch System (SLS), with the Orion spacecraft that is designed to host astronauts sitting atop the rocket.
U.S. Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait Near China
Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait, the first such operation since a visit to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi enraged China which regards the island as its territory. The U.S. Navy, said cruisers Chancellorsville and Antietam were carrying out the ongoing operation.
Judo World Championships: Linthoi Chanambam Wins India’s First-ever Gold Medal
Indian judoka Linthoi Chanambam scripted history by winning India’s first-ever medal in Judo World Championships with a gold in the Women’s 57kg category at the World Judo Cadet (U18) Championships. The 15-year-old judoka outclassed Brazil’s Bianca Reis in the 57-kg category final.
IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022: India won by 5 wickets from Pakistan
IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022, India beats Pakistan by 5 wickets in the second match of Asia Cup 2022. IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022 was an intense match as India needed 7 runs in the last over. India won the toss and chose to bowl first. Opening players from India were Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. KL Rahul was clean bowled in 0 runs.