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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Umesh did well in the practice match, should play the first Test as third pacer, believes Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif, ahead of the series, has stated that Umesh Yadav’s performance in the practice match should tip his case as the third pacer for the first Test that starts in Adelaide. He also reckoned that Umesh will provide Kohli with a variation in terms of bowling long spells with pace.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Tim Paine would be dropped by the end of Test series if he’s not scoring runs, reckons Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif has reckoned that Tim Paine would find himself out of the Australian Test squad by the end of the Test series against India if he’s not scoring runs this summer. Kaif also stated that none of the Australian players who play in the IPL would be looking to fight the Indian players.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Mohammad Kaif bats for Hardik Pandya's inclusion in Test squad

Former Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif feels this is the perfect time for India to include maverick batsman Hardik Pandya in the Test side for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Hardik Pandya made a match-winning 22-ball 42* against Australia in the second T20I in Sydney to help India seal the T20I series.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Mohammad Kaif unhappy with 'Shastri-Kohli's thinking' where players get just two games

Former Indian middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif has stated that everyone in the Indian team very well understands that they won't get more than two innings to prove themselves. He wasn't too impressed with the way Shreyas Iyer was dropped from the side for the 1st T20I against Australia.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Selectors missed a trick forcing Virat Kohli with just five-bowling options, reckons Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif has reckoned that the Indian selectors have missed a trick by not picking an all-round option for the Australian tour, which has forced Virat Kohli with just five bowling options. He also stated that the BCCI have failed in grooming an all-rounder who can come handy.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Players are feeling a bit of pressure, reveals Mohammad Kaif

After a dream start to IPL 2020, DC have fizzled out with time, losing out four straight games and their assistant coach Mohammad Kaif has stated that players are feeling pressure at this moment. He also added that after a great start, the players relaxed, so this was going to happen. 
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | Amit Mishra might replace Ravi Ashwin against CSK, hints Mohammad Kaif

Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammad Kaif has revealed that the club are yet to take a call on the participation of Ravi Ashwin for the CSK game, but hinted that veteran Amit Mishra might take the place of the off-spinner. Ashwin had earlier hurt his shoulder in DC’s first game versus Punjab.
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newscricketa year ago

Legends react to 'forever friends' Dhoni and Raina bowing out of international cricket on same day

MS Dhoni's retirement took the cricket world by surprise on Saturday when he made the announcement on his official Instagram handle and, within minutes, Raina too, announced his retirement. Reactions started pouring in from the cricketing fraternity soon after the duo made their big announcement.
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newscricketa year ago

Rishabh Pant was heartbroken after non-selection in 2019 World Cup, reveals Mohammad Kaif

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has revealed that Rishabh Pant, who in general is an emotional person, was quite low after 2019 World Cup snub. The young wicketkeeper-batsman was, however, later called in as cover during the World Cup for injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan. 
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newscricketa year ago

At 20, I was hurried into Test side, reveals Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif has stated that after India’s U-19 World Cup win in 2000 and his subsequent good performances in the Challengers Trophy, he was hurried into the Test side. The former Indian batsman has further added that he was probably not ready to face the challenges of Test cricket.
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