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newscricket10 days ago

Rohit Sharma is my idol, reveals Haider Ali

Pakistan cricket’s rising talent Haider Ali has revealed that India’s limited-overs vice-captain and opening batsman Rohit Sharma is his idol. The 19-year-old right-hander scored 239 runs in nine matches of PSL 2020 for the Peshawar Zalmi’s, before the T20 league was postponed due to COVID-19.
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newscricket18 days ago

Want people to call me Babar Azam not Virat Kohli, says Haider Ali

Haider Ali, the young Pakistan batsman, wants people to call him Babar Azam, not Virat Kohli after his exploits in PSL, scoring 239 runs in nine games. The young Pakistan batsman has been widely tipped to be the next big player from the country after his jaw-dropping strokeplay in the league.
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newscricket22 days ago

County Championship | Won't be able to join Somerset, reveals Matthew Wade

Australian keeper-batsman Matthew Wade, on Wednesday, has revealed that he won't be playing for Somerset for the County Championship following a knee injury. Wade, who was set to play seven games for the Somerset club, has had his involvement in doubt following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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newscricketa month ago

PAK vs BAN | BCB to discuss with PCB about coronavirus situation

Bangladesh Cricket Board will be discussing with the Pakistan Cricket Board and will decide on the last phase of their three-part tour of the country. The talks are in relation to suspected cases of coronavirus spreading across in Sindh as school were directed to remain closed till March 13.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah included; Virat Kohli left out of Fakhar Zaman's all time T20I XI

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman excluded India skipper Virat Kohli as he named his all-time T20I XI during an interview. Zaman also excluded Babar Azam, best T20 batsman, from the list too as veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik was the only Pakistani to feature in his list which included two Indians.
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newscricket2 months ago

Will pick Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam over Steve Smith and Root, reveals Aakash Chopra

Former India opener Aakash Chopra has come up with his very own 'fab four' where he's picked Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam over incumbents Joe Root and Steve Smith. Chopra also stated that the ‘Fab Four’ will always begin with Virat Kohli, who he believes is the best batsman across all formats.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | PCB set to name Babar Azam as ODI captain

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to name Babar Azam as skipper of the ODI team in place of Sarfaraz Ahmed. However, the board has come under fire for its imminent decision against the wicket-keeper batsman, who was ousted from T20 and Test captaincy, back in October last year.
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newscricket3 months ago

Babar Azam can break into top three in all three formats, believes Brad Hogg

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg believes that Pakistan T20I skipper Babar Azam is capable of being in ‘top three’ in ICC rankings in all three formats. Babar has been a fulcrum in Pakistan’s limited-overs scheme but has not been the most consistent of batsmen when it comes to the longest format.
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newscricket3 months ago

More you play longer format, more you understand its nuances, claims Babar Azam

Babar Azam has stated that 2019 was a great learning curve for him as far as understanding of his own game goes and added that the more you play longer format, the more you understand its nuances. Azam also added that his battle against Dale Steyn gave him great pleasure and confidence.
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newscricket4 months ago

PAK vs SL | Grateful to Sri Lanka for giving us happiness by playing in Pakistan, elates Azhar Ali

Azhar Ali has thanked the Sri Lankan team for accepting Pakistan's request to finally play a Test in the country and expressed his gratitude towards the tourists for bringing 'happiness' to the whole of Pakistan. Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in Karachi to win their first home series in over a decade.
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