newscricket12 days ago

Fixing happened in Pakistan cricket because of players’ career concerns, opines Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad has made a bold remark regarding Pakistan’s infamous spot-fixing scandal which occurred during their Test against England at the Lord’s in 2010. Miandad has opined that Pakistani players tend to worry about their future after retirement, and for the same reason, it happened.
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newscricket3 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Naseem Shah's heroics reminded me of Javed Miandad's six, reveals Babar Azam

Babar Azam has compared Naseem Shah's incredible finish against Afghanistan to an iconic moment in their cricketing history where Javed Miandad had defeated India with a last-ball six. He went on to discuss other aspects of the match and the dressing room environment through the encounter.
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newscricket3 months ago

Can't sleep even today when we remember Javed Miandad's last-ball six in 1986, confesses Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has admitted the gnarly aftermath of the loss to Pakistan in the final of the Austral-Asia Cup in 1986, stating Javed Miandad's last-ball six still keeps him up at night. The former skipper revealed how the defeat impacted the team's confidence and the time it took for them to recover.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | PSL unlikely to resume in the Middle East after travel restriction due to COVID-19

On Monday, the Pakistan Cricket Board were dealt with a blow, as the UAE government has restricted travel from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the travel ban coming into effect from Wednesday, PCB have to look elsewhere to host the tournament.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | My suggestion to Dhoni will be to increase his exercise drills and batting time, insists Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad has insisted that his suggestion to MS Dhoni would be to increase his exercise drills and batting time at the nets to increase his match fitness. He added that he used to play cricket with his brain and if the same is done then the player can play irrespective of his age.
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newscricket2 years ago

Wish there were microphones during my time in India-Pakistan matches, quips Kiran More 

Kiran More has suggested that had there been microphones during his time, some fun sledging incidents could’ve been recorded during India-Pakistan clashes. The former India wicketkeeper has attested that those incidents, if recorded, would’ve been hilarious for the fans to listen to.
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newscricket2 years 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.
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newscricket2 years 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.
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newscricket3 years ago

The 1985 World Series side could have beaten Virat Kohli’s men, feels Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that the 1985 World Series side had the right combination of youth and experience and even could have beaten the current Indian side. He further added that New Zealand could be named as the strongest competitors in the Championship after runners-up Pakistan.
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newscricket3 years ago

Our batsmen took Bedi, Prasanna, Chandrasekhar to cleaners, reveals Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad has revealed that during India’s tour of Pakistan in 1978-79, Pakistani batsmen attacked Bishan Singh Bedi, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar and Erapalli Prasanna with sheer disdain. Miandad further talked about how he and Zaheer Abbas brilliantly complement each other during their partnership.
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