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featurecricket3 days ago

All things cricket we’ve become sick and tired of during this lockdown

As if this lockdown hasn’t been harsh enough on each and every single of us already, every day we come across a select few ‘news’ and ‘reports’ from the world of cricket that makes us want to smash our phones into the nearest wall. Yeah, you exactly know what I’m talking about, don’t you?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket8 days ago

Better if people compared me with Pakistan greats instead of Virat Kohli, reckons Babar Azam

Tired of the comparisons with Virat Kohli, Babar Azam has reckoned that it would be better if the critics compared him with the Pakistan legends like Younis Khan or Javed Miandad. He also admitted that Pakistan’s young pace bowling attack will surely trouble the English top-order at their own home.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli is more aggressive while Babar Azam is humble, compares Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has compared the two generational talents - Virat Kohli and Babar Azam and admitted that while the Indian is more aggressive, Azam is humble. He also added that both sides have a great technique, hunger and passion for scoring runs at the International stage.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni should be India’s first choice wicket-keeper in WT20, feels Kamran Akmal

Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal, in a Q & A session on Twitter, opined that India should field MS Dhoni as the first choice wicket-keeper in the upcoming WT20, with KL Rahul being his deputy. Akmal further labelled both Babar Azam and Virat Kohli as ‘best’ and said he hopes to return to the Test side.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Pakistan pick Haider Ali in 28-man squad for England tour

With Windies set for a three-match Test series, Pakistan, the next touring party, will start their UK sojourn early next month and a 29-player squad will stay together for three Tests and three T20Is. Azhar Ali will lead the Test side while Babar Azam will be at the helm of ODI and T20I side.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs PAK- Preview, Form Guide, Predicted XI, Key Players

Familiar names - India and Pakistan are back into the fray as they get themselves into a fight in this round of the Super Sixes SRL. Both sides are coming on the back of victories over Australia and England respectively in the Super Sixes, with Virat Kohli and Babar Azam leading from the front.
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newscricketa month ago

Will try to be like Virat Kohli and win matches for my country, states Babar Azam

Babar Azam has downplayed comparisons with Virat Kohli, stating that he is a long way away from the level of the Indian great, but attested that the Indian skipper is one of his role models. Babar further revealed that he used to spend hours watching de Villiers bat, to try and replicate his style.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Babar Azam picks six Indians in Indo-Pak T20 XI; opts for both himself and Kohli

Pakistan’s golden boy Babar Azam, in a conversation with Harsha Bhogle, picked his Indo-Pak T20 XI, and interestingly opted for six Indians in his side, including both himself and Virat Kohli. Babar’s Indo-Pak T20 XI also included Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Amir.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Cannot compare ‘admirable’ Virat Kohli to Steve Smith or Babar Azam, believes Javed Miandad

While praising Virat Kohli’s ability to learn from his mistakes, Javed Mianded has voiced his opinion that contemporary players cannot be compared to one another. The former Pakistan star also added that producing a Sunil Gavaskar or Sachin Tendulkar is extremely difficult due to their class.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Babar Azam should replicate Kohli’s aggressive persona on the field, opines Aamer Sohail

Legendary Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail is of the opinion that Babar Azam must instill fear in the minds of his opponents with his attitude on the field and added that he could do so by replicating Virat Kohli. Sohail further noted that Kohli and Babar are exactly the same in the way they bat.
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