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newscricket12 days 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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newscricket21 days 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | No brainer that Jos Buttler should open for Rajasthan Royals, admits Ian Bishop

After an injury to Ben Stokes, Ian Bishop has admitted that it is a no brainer that Jos Buttler should now open the innings for Rajasthan Royals. Meanwhile, Irfan Pathan argued that Delhi Capitals must use Ravichandran Ashwin in the powerplay if Jos Buttler does open the batting for the Royals.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Eoin Morgan’s failed glory-hit was the game’s turning point, opines Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan, reviewing the Mumbai vs Kolkata game, pin-pointed Eoin Morgan’s dismissal as the turning point of the game and opined that a rush of blood forced the KKR skipper to needlessly go for a glory hit. Pathan further noted that KKR did not go hard in the powerplay despite losing no wickets.
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newscricket4 months ago

Irfan Pathan becomes fourth ‘India Legends’ player to test COVID-19 positive

Irfan Pathan, who represented ‘India Legends’ in the Road Safety World Series, confirmed on Monday that he tested positive for Covid-19, albeit without any symptoms. Irfan, after Sachin Tendulkar, S Badrinath and Yusuf Pathan, is the fourth ‘India Legends’ player to test positive for the virus.
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featurecricket5 months 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.
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newscricket6 months 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.
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newscricket6 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.
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