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featurecricket10 days ago

Farewell, Yusuf Pathan: A thoroughbred match-winner who was never afraid to live and die by the sword

In the wake of Yusuf Pathan announcing his retirement from all forms of cricket, we, here at SportsCafe, reminisce some of the Baroda giant’s finest moments in professional cricket, which ensured that he is leaving a fine, niche legacy of his own behind.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Pretty sure that Kuldeep Yadav will do well whenever he gets a turn, states Irfan Pathan

Ahead of the first two Test in Chennai, Irfan Pathan has stated that he is pretty sure Kuldeep Yadav will perform well whenever he gets a turn in the series. He also insisted that England’s history against leg-spinners and Kuldeep’s abilities could end up tilting the decision in his favour.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

If Deepak Hooda's abuse claims about Krunal Pandya are true, it's shocking, states Irfan Pathan

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan emphasized on the need of a great team environment and said that if Deepak Hooda's claims about Krunal Pandya are true, it's disheartening. Recently, Hooda had left Baroda camp and alleged that Krunal had mistreated and abused him during the training sessions.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | Sudden jump from T20s to Tests could lead to injuries, fears Irfan Pathan

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that India and Australia jumping from T20s to Tests in the forthcoming series is less than ideal, due to the drastic length jump, and fears it could lead to injuries. Pathan believes it will be of paramount importance to manage bowlers’ workload.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Irfan Pathan told me I should hit a little selectively, reveals Abdul Samad

Sunrisers all-rounder Abdul Samad has revealed that Irfan Pathan had advised him to hit little selectively after he had confessed to the former pacer that he lacked patience. Samad added that Pathan had categorically told him if he wants to represent the Indian team one day, he has to score big.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Rohit Sharma is a mix of Ganguly and Dhoni in captaincy, opines Irfan Pathan

Rohit Sharma is the talk of the town after he helped Mumbai Indians lift their fifth title and praising his captaincy, Irfan Pathan called him a mix of Ganguly and Dhoni. Rohit Sharma's captaincy has got a lot of positive reviews and many experts want him to take over captaincy from Virat Kohli.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Delhi Capitals will dominate next few years like CSK did in the past, reckons Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has reckoned that the young Delhi Capitals will dominate the next few IPL just like how CSK used to do in the early 2010s with their squad. He also was mighty impressed by skipper Shreyas Iyer but admitted that the team needs a quality finisher and a leg-spinner in the setup.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

AUS vs IND | Nothing against Ajinkya Rahane but Rohit Sharma has to captain, insists Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has insisted Rohit Sharma should lead the team in Australia instead of Ajinkya Rahane as he is a proven leader in the absence of Virat Kohli, who will be on paternity leave after the first Test. He further added that there is nothing more dangerous than a ‘hungry’ Rohit at the top.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Rewarding feeling when you can give something back to the game, expresses Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan, who is set to play in the LPL, has opined that it is a rewarding feeling to help youngsters grow in their formative years and aims to do the same in the upcoming LPL. He added that the best thing about the T20 leagues is they make it mandatory to include young players in the team.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Irfan Pathan signs up with Kandy Tuskers in Lanka Premier League

Lanka Premier League franchise Kandy Tuskers have roped in former Indian pacer Irfan Pathan, who will team up with Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett, Wahab Riaz and Kusal Perera. Colombo Kings, meanwhile, have confirmed the services of Manpreet Gony after Manvinder Bisla pulled out of the league.
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