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newscricket3 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Former and present cricketers back Mohammed Shami after pacer faces online abuse

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and other cricketing greats extended their support to Mohammed Shami, after the pacer was subjected to online abuse following India’s defeat to Pakistan at the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on Sunday. Leading political figures too, backed the 31-year-old.
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newscricket9 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Jasprit Bumrah only X-factor in India's bowling line-up, says Irfan Pathan

India pacer Irfan Pathan has said that Indian bowling line-up has only one X-factor in Jasprit Bumrah. Pathan further added that mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who starred for KKR in the recently-concluded IPL 2021, will do really well for India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE and Oman.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | We are going to see Venkatesh Iyer a lot more in the future, predicts Irfan Pathan

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has said that the Kolkata Knight Riders opener (KKR) Venkatesh Iyer showed a lot of character against the mighty bowling line-up of the Mumbai Indians (MI). He further predicted that Venkatesh Iyer will feature more in competitive cricket in the future.
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newscricketa month ago

Surprised at the timing of Kohli’s announcement to quit T20I captaincy, says Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan, the former India all-rounder, expressed his surprise at the timing of Virat Kohli’s announcement to step down as India’s T20I captain. Kohli, on Thursday, September 16, officially confirmed that he’ll step down from the role after the completion of the 2021 T20 World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG VS IND | Virat Kohli's aggressive thinking is causing him problems, remarks Irfan Pathan

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has asserted that Virat Kohli's natural tendency to lean towards aggressive methods is the primary reason behind his lack of runs. Kohli has managed just 124 runs from five innings, with a highest of 55, in the ongoing Test series against England.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI invites applications for batting, bowling and fielding coaches at NCA

The BCCI has invited applications for the posts of batting, bowling (spin and fast), fielding, and 'Head of Cricket Education' at the NCA, on its website. Earlier, the BCCI had extended its deadline to apply for the 'Head of Cricket' post after Rahul Dravid was the only person to apply for the role.
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newscricket4 months ago

Unlikely that India will play Kul-Cha together in the T20 World Cup, asserts Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta has stated that it's unlikely that India will field Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav together in the T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, talking about India's upcoming series against Sri Lanka, VVS Laxman stated that he would like to play Sanju Samson ahead of Ishan Kishan.
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newscricket4 months ago

Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Nicholas Pooran headline registration for 2021 LPL

Ahead of the second edition of the Lanka Premier League, several big names, including Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Nicholas Pooran, have registered themselves for the tournament. In total, players from 11 different countries have shown interest and registered for the tournament.
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newscricket5 months ago

ENG vs IND | Virat Kohli will always have doubts facing James Anderson, admits Irfan Pathan

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has opined that Virat Kohli will have doubts when he faces England’s talismanic bowler James Anderson in the upcoming Test series. Pathan also emphasised how swing bowling will always remain key in deceiving a batsman in contrast to fast bowlers.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Hard to leave Imran Tahir out of any side in T20s, reckons Daniel Vettori

Ahead of Chennai’s fixture against Punjab, Daniel Vettori has reckoned that it is hard to leave Imran Tahir out of any side in the shortest format which was supported by Irfan Pathan. Irfan, on the other hand, added that Deepak Hooda can emerge himself as PBKS’ No.4 batsman, ahead of Pooran.
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