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newscricket5 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Joe Root surpasses Graeme Smith to become third highest run-scorer in a calendar year

Joe Root achieved a historic feat during his half-century and became the third-highest run-scorer in a calendar year surpassing Graeme Smith taking his tally to 1680 runs. Root played a knock of 50 runs from 82 balls in the Melbourne Test and was the highest run-scorer in the team total of 185.
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newscricket9 months ago

Did not even know the meaning of some of the abuses from Pakistan players, reveals Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag, in a conversation with RJ Raunac, revealed that a lot of abuse was hurled towards him when he first played against Pakistan in 1999 and he did not even understand some of it. Sehwag added that he responded by scoring a triple century in the 2003-04 series in Multan.
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newscricket2 years ago

Can’t compare current players with the class of Sachin and Dravid, admits Mohammad Yousuf

Mohammad Yousuf has revealed that it is baseless to compare the current crop of Indian players to the class of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. He further added that in the past, teams had three or four quality players, with India having Sachin, Dravid, Sehwag, Laxman, Ganguly and Yuvraj.
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newscricket2 years ago

Virat Kohli was jaded in New Zealand tour, observes Mohammad Yousuf

Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf feels that non-stop cricket over the past 18 months took a toll on Virat Kohli’s fitness and believes that the tiredness in his body showed in the tour of New Zealand. After winning the T20Is 5-0, the Men in Blue were whitewashed in both the ODIs and Tests.
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newscricket2 years ago

Inzamam-ul-Haq and Shoaib Akhtar always backed me, admits Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria has now come out after Shoaib Akhtar revealed the discrimination the spinner faced by appreciating the pacer, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammed Yousuf for supporting him during that time. Further, he revealed that the names of the players who discriminated him would be revealed soon.
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newscricket2 years ago

Pakistani legends ecstatic on Test cricket's return

With Test cricket returning to Pakistan after 10 years, Pakistan legends have thanked PCB and Sri Lankan cricket equivocally for making the return of Test cricket possible. Pakistan last hosted a Test match in 2009 that followed the dramatic and tragic fallout of Sri Lankan players being attacked.
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newscricket3 years ago

Everyone was so happy to see me getting early wickets again - Irfan Pathan recalls his hat-trick

After Jasprit Bumrah's hat-trick, Irfan Pathan couldn't help but recall his own hat-trick by saying that everyone was happy seeing him back to his rhythm. Pathan has also added that the ball was doing exactly what he wanted it to which made it one of his favourite moments in international cricket.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Pakistan can only pray for lightning to strike Bangladesh, jokes Mohammad Yousuf

Mohammed Yousuf has joked that only if lightning strikes the Bangladesh team, then only Pakistan can qualify for the semifinals as beating the Asian nation by 316 runs is not possible. Now, the qualification scenario has become almost impossible for Pakistan after England’s victory over New Zealand.
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newscricket3 years ago

Mohammad Yousuf and I were ready to attack each other with forks during 2003 WC, reveals Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has revealed that Mohammad Yousuf and he were ready to attack each other with forks during the 2003 World Cup encounter at Centurion. The incident that happened 16 years ago could have turned ugly had seniors from both the sides not intervened and stopped the young guns.
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newscricket4 years ago

Sarfaraz Ahmed can learn a lot from MS Dhoni, says Mohammad Yousuf

Mohammad Yousuf has advised Sarfaraz Ahmed to have a chat with MS Dhoni in order to overcome his poor form. The former Pakistan batsman believes that Dhoni can share leadership tips with the Pakistan skipper, who is struggling to cope with things after the recent ODI series loss to New Zealand.
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