newscricket2 months ago

Babar Azam doesn’t see him at the same level with “No. 1 batsman in the world” Virat Kohli

Babar Azam has termed Virat Kohli as the No.1 batsman in the World right now and rubbished Micky Arthur’s comparison with the Indian skipper as the latter's personal opinion. Azam has also advised the youngsters to never compromise on their cricket and keep their fitness levels quite high.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI batsmen rankings

Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top position among batsmen in the latest ICC ODI rankings and has reached 889 points, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar. Moreover, not just Kohli, but, India women’s team captain, Mithali Raj has also climbed to No.1 spot in the latest ODI rankings released by the ICC.
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newscricket5 months ago

Harsha Bhogle trolls World XI team after Pakistan loss

Harsha Bhogle has taken a dig at the World XI team on social media by saying that such a collection of players always attract a lot of attention but never actually win matches. In the first T20 match in Lahore, Pakistan thrashed the World XI team by 20 runs to take a slender lead in the series.
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newscricket8 months ago

Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah rise in ODI Player Rankings

Indian opener Rohit Sharma has gained three slots to reach 10th position in the rankings for batsmen, while speedster Jasprit Bumrah rose 19 places to the 24th spot among the bowlers. Sharma was the second highest run-scorer in the Champions Trophy with 304 runs whilst guiding India to the final.
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featurecricket9 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Group B: Detailed analysis and Predictions

While India and South Africa enter the contest as favourites with few issues to address, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have a lot to prove on the big stage after the former has suffered an overall decline and the latter is going through transitional phase after the retirement of their batting greats.
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newscricketa year ago

Babar Azam refuses to be compared with Virat Kohli

Pakistan middle-order batsman Babar Azam has refused to be drawn into a comparison with Virat Kohli stating that he is a completely different character than the Indian. The 22-year-old has also added that the Pakistan team, now, are more focussed on improving their rankings in the ODI format.
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newscricketa year ago

Don’t compare me with Kohli, says Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal

Pakistan keeper-batsman Umar Akmal has said that people should not compare him with Virat Kohli as they bat at different positions in the batting order. Akmal, who scored a quick 42-ball 66 in the PSL on Sunday, has also said that Babar Azam can be compared with the Indian talisman.
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newscricketa year ago

Babar Azam becomes joint-fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs

Pakistani sensation Babar Azam reached the 1000-run mark in ODIs after scoring 84 against Australia in the 3rd ODI at Perth on Thursday. Azam crossed the landmark in 21 innings, joining the likes of Sir Vivian Richards, Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott, and Quinton de Kock in an exclusive club.
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newscricketa year ago

Babar Azam has the potential to be as good as Virat Kohli, says Mickey Arthur

Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has predicted that middle-order batsman Babar Azam would become as good as Indian captain Virat Kohli in the future. A couple of months back, Arthur had made similar claims about Asad Shafiq, after his triple century, becoming the next Sachin Tendulkar.
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