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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Rishabh Pant did no wonders, remarks Mohammad Asif

Mohammad Asif has stated Rishabh Pant’s century against England came more as a result of poor bowling from the hosts than wondrous batting from the wicketkeeper. The pacer went on to reinforce his previous comments about Virat Kohli’s faulty technique that has caused his recent downfall.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Rishabh Pant got runs only due to England bowlers’ faults, remarks Mohammad Asif

Despite setting the stage on fire at Edgbaston on the opening day of the fifth Test between India and England, Rishabh Pant's heroic 111-ball 146 was nothing special for Mohammad Asif. In fact, the former Pakistani pacer opined Pant's knock was completely due to faults made by English bowlers.
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newscricketa year ago

Not Virat Kohli but Babar Azam is like Sachin Tendulkar, says Mohammad Asif

Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has claimed that Virat Kohli is not even close to Sachin Tendulkar and it is Babar Azam who is more like Sachin Tendulkar. Asif reasoned that Babar Azam is a top-handed player like Tendulkar while Kohli is a bottom-handed player unlike the batting maestro.
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newscricket2 years ago

Pakistan pacers are unable to bowl long spells due to age fraud, attributes Mohammad Asif

Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has suggested that most of the Pakistan seamers have committed age fraud and are 9-10 years older than what they are on papers. He added that they don't have the flexibility to bowl long spells as their bodies turn stiff and they can't bend their body.
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newscricket2 years ago

Mohammad Asif left VVS Laxman frustrated in Karachi test, recalls Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has recalled the Karachi Test in 2006, where Mohammad Asif’s bowling left VVS Laxman frustrated after he couldn’t figure out the deliveries. He also rued the fact that if Asif and Mohammad Sami played a bit longer for the national team, they would have ended as world-class bowlers.
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newscricket2 years ago

Pakistan’s morale went down after Irfan Pathan’s early hattrick, reveals Mohammad Asif

Mohammad Asif has admitted that Pakistan’s morale went down soon after Irfan Pathan’s first over hat-trick, where he dismissed Salman Butt, Younis Khan, and Mohammad Yousuf, during the Karachi Test in 2006. He went on to add that Sachin Tendulkar’s eyes were closed while facing Shoaib Akhtar.
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newscricket2 years ago

Den of the match-fixing mafia is in India, alleges Aaqib Javed

Yesteryear pacer Aaqib Javed has alleged that Den of the match-fixing mafia across the world is in India with questions raised about BCCI’s cash-rich Indian Premier League. Javed also revealed that he was not considered for becoming Pakistan’s head coach due to his whistleblowing past.
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newscricket2 years ago

So many years later, the best batsmen in the world still talk about me, insists Mohammed Asif

Mohammed Asif has revealed that he should have been treated better by the PCB for the kind of talent he was back in 2008-09. Asif, who was banned by the PCB for his involvement in spot-fixing, further added that the best batsmen in the world still talking about him is his greatest validation.
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newscricket3 years ago

Was surrounded by fixers such as Amir and Asif, says Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar claimed that there was a lot of match-fixing going on during his tenure as a player and he was surrounded by match fixers like Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif. Amir, Asif, and former skipper Salman Butt were banned for spot-fixing against England in 2011.
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newscricket3 years ago

I have been successfully performing, it's up to the selectors to pick me now, says Salman Butt

Tainted Pakistani batsman Salman Butt has stated that it's up to the selectors to pick him once again for the national team, after having performed exceedingly well in the domestic circuit. The 34-year-old last represented Pakistan way back in 2010 against England, prior to the spot-fixing scandal.
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