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T20 World Cup 2022 | Australia are favourites to win tournament, states Saba Karim

Saba Karim is of the opinion that Australia are the favourites to win the T20 World Cup to be held next month and the home conditions will work in their favour. Karim further added that Australia have plenty of power hitters in the side which is essential to win a tournament down under.
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newscricket16 days ago

This is crunch time for Rahul Dravid with T20 World Cup coming up, proclaims Saba Karim

Saba Karim has stated that it will be crunch time for Rahul Dravid with the T20 World Cup scheduled to take place in Australia in October. Karim further added that Rahul Dravid will be only satisfied with his own inputs in case India wins T20 World Cup and ODI World Cup in next two years.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Rishabh Pant an X-factor, why keep him out of the 11, prods Saba Karim

Saba Karim has questioned India's decision to keep Rishabh Pant out of the Asia Cup lineup, labelling him an X-factor who provides greater value than Dinesh Karthik. He went on to explain how Ravindra Jadeja has taken over the Pant role and the way in which the dynamic could work in future games.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Prefer one wicket-keeper in my lineup and he would be Rishabh Pant, not Dinesh Karthik, proclaims Saba Karim

Saba Karim has given his verdict about one of India’s selection headaches around Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik in the forthcoming Asia Cup. Karim has remarked that India can’t play both Karthik and Pant at the same time, and if he has to choose between them, his preference would be Pant.
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newscricketa month ago

ZIM vs IND 2022 | Was expecting to bat first after winning the toss, states Saba Karim

Former Indian cricketer Saba Karim has admitted that he was expecting India to bat first in the second game after winning the toss against Zimbabwe in the ongoing ODI series. Karim stated that India could have had some takeaways from the game by choosing to bat first after winning the toss.
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newscricketa month ago

Shubhman Gill can fulfil role of backup opener in 2023 World Cup, believes Saba Karim

Saba Karim reckons that Shubhman Gill can play the role of a backup opener in the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. Karim further praised Gill saying he possesses the right technique to play across three formats and KL Rahul should bat at number four in ODIs for World Cup.
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featurecricketa month ago

No. 4 should be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav in the 2022 T20 World Cup

With a lot of depth in the talent pool and fierce competition for a spot in the team, India will be looking to set their playing combination for T20 World Cup. With KL Rahul and Virat Kohli returning, number 4 seems to be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav where he can prosper in World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

India may need to decide between Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant to maintain balance, observes Saba Karim

Saba Karim has explained that India can only afford to play one of Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik in the run-up to World T20 if they want to maintain team balance. He highlighted the team's success with Hardik Pandya as a sixth bowling option and how playing an extra batsman might hamper the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Dinesh Karthik was failing earlier as he had no clarity regarding his role in team, opines Saba Karim

Saba Karim has stated that Dinesh Karthik was not so consistent earlier in his career as he had no clarity regarding his role. Karim further added that the team management has assigned a specific role to him of playing three to four overs and that’s why he has been successful in recent times.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Shubhman Gill is a versatile player and can excel while batting in the top-order, opines Saba Karim

Saba Karim has stated that he looks at Shubhman Gill as a versatile player who can bat really well in the top order. Gill was the highest run-scorer in the recent series against West Indies with 205 runs and Karim also backed him to lead his state team in the domestic circuit in the future.
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