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newscricketa day 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.
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newscricket12 days 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.
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newscricket14 days 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.
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newscricket15 days 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.
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newscricket18 days 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.
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newscricket22 days 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.
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newscricketa month 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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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Raina's absence has created issues in CSK's composition, first time they look unsettled, feels Irfan Pathan

Former India and CSK all-rounder Irfan Pathan reckons that the absence of Suresh Raina has caused problems in CSK's composition as for first time the Men in Yellow look unsettled. After winning the tournament opener, CSK have lost back-to-back games in the 13th edition of the IPL.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni will be player to watch out for this season, predicts Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has predicted that MS Dhoni will be the player to watch out for this season and even went on to say that it would be a Dhoni of the pre-captaincy era in Indian cricket. He also opined that the team which would bat spinners well would finish as the top-four teams in the Middle East.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli always kept his focus on cricket, recalls Irfan Pathan

Recalling the time he saw Virat Kohli for the first time, Irfan Pathan stated that the reason for Kohli doing well has been his focus and commitment towards cricket. Harbhajan, meanwhile, added that when he saw Kohli hitting Jayasuriya for a six, he knew the batsman will do well in the future.  
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