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newscricket6 months ago

Won’t come as a surprise if Pant becomes a front-runner for Indian captaincy, admits Mohammed Azharuddin

Mohammed Azharuddin, who has led India in the past, admitted that it won’t come as a surprise for him if the management sees Rishabh Pant as the front-runner for Indian captaincy. Alongside that, he also credited Pant’s recent wave of form, adding that his attacking cricket will propel India.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to superstar Mohammed Azharuddeen smashing 37-ball 100 to decimate Mumbai

A strong performance in a televised domestic game can turn the life of a cricketer around, and Kerala’s Mohammed Azharuddeen on Wednesday took the first step to securing a bumper IPL contract. The swashbuckling opener smashed the second fastest ton in SMAT history to catapult into fame.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | ICC should look into racial abuses in Australia and resolve it, states Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin has stated that the International Cricket Council (ICC) must look into the racial abuses in Australia and should resolve the matter as soon as possible. The former Indian skipper also echoed the public sentiment that the culprits should be ejected and not allowed at the venue.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | India should go with two spinners in first Test, feels Mohammad Azharuddin 

Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin has stated that India should go with two spinners and five main bowlers overall in the opening Test against Australia, should the wicket be dry. He also added that Hardik Pandya should have stayed back and played in the Test series as a batsman.
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newscricketa year ago

Mohammad Azharuddin played a great role in developing Sourav Ganguly, reckons Rashid Latif

Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif has reckoned that Mohammad Azharuddin played a big hand in the development of Sourav Ganguly and should be credited for molding him as the future leader. He also praised MS Dhoni for winning world titles and instilling self-confidence in the team.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL should give more opportunities to Indian coaches, suggests Mohammad Azharuddin

Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin has batted for more Indians to be given coaching opportunities in the cash-rich Indian Premier League. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) chief also revealed that he had raised this issue at BCCI's Annual General Meeting (AGM) last year.
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newscricketa year ago

Grant Flower might have ‘framed’ Younis as latter got tips from Azharuddin, claims Rashid Latif

Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif believes that Grant Flower might have falsely accused Younis Khan of holding a knife to his throat for the simple fact that Younis turned to Azharuddin for help more than the Zimbabwean. Latif believes that Younis crediting Azharuddin might have irked Flower.
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newscricketa year ago

Aim is to revive prestigious Moin ud Dowlah tournament, reveals Mohammad Azharuddin

In a chat with WV Raman, Hyderabad Cricket Association’s president, Mohammad Azharuddin, has revealed that the association is aiming to revive the prestigious Moin ud Dowlah tournament. The tournament, since its inception in 1930-31, has found an acclaimed interest in Hyderabad cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

ICA raises Rs 24 lakh for needy cricketers in three days

Indian Cricketers Association President Ashok Malhotra has revealed that the body has been able to raise Rs 24 lakh for the needy cricketers whose situation worsened due to nation-wide lockdown. Mohammad Azharuddin has pledged the support of 1 Lakh to the fund while ICA itself donated 10 Lakhs.
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newscricketa year ago

There was no bad blood between myself and Sachin, asserts Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin, who was the helm of Indian cricket during the absolute peak of Sachin Tendulkar, has asserted that at no point was there any bad blood between him and the Mumbaikar. The former Indian skipper further labelled Sachin as the best player he had, when he captained the Indian side.
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