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newscricketa day ago

Kane Williamson can play all three formats and can adapt his game, feels Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain has stated that he likes players who play with soft hands and let the ball come to them - a trait he feels that makes Kane Williamson adapt in all three formats. Hussain has further added that Sachin Tendulkar is the most sound cricketer of all-time as far as technique is concerned.
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newscricket3 days ago

Was constantly thinking of not running Sachin Tendulkar out at Lord’s, recalls Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has recalled his memory of batting alongside Sachin Tendulkar for MCC in 2014, where he was worried that he would run the Indian batsman out in front of a jam-packed crowd at Lord’s. He also reckoned that it was an unbelievable experience batting with the cricketing legends.
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newscricket4 days ago

Sachin paaji, not Greg Chappell, responsible for my promotion to No.3, reveals Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has revealed that it was Sachin Tendulkar who advised the then-captain Rahul Dravid to promote the all-rounder to No.3 spot in the batting order. Pathan’s elevation to No.3 was a move that did not pay dividends and the brunt of the same has often been borne by Greg Chappell.
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newscricket6 days ago

Was gifted by the owner for dismissing Sachin Tendulkar in 2009 IPL, recalls Pragyan Ojha

During the 2009 IPL, Pragyan Ojha has recalled that he was promised a watch by the Deccan Chargers owner for dismissing Mumbai Indians’ Sachin Tendulkar, which he later received. He also admitted that Sachin’s wicket is one of his dream wickets and added that it was special to him.
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newscricket7 days ago

Arjun Tendulkar hasn’t been served anything on a platter, claims Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has stated that there is no nepotism in Indian cricket, citing Arjun Tendulkar’s case, Chopra said that the young pacer hasn’t been served anything on a platter. The former Indian opener further added that had there been nepotism, Rohan Gavaskar would’ve played a lot more.
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newscricket9 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar helped sort out rift with Harbhajan Singh, reveals Sreesanth

S Sreesanth has revealed that it was Sachin Tendulkar who helped solve the rift between him and Harbhajan Singh during the ‘slap gate’ incident. During a game between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab in the first IPL season, Harbhajan had slapped Sreesanth after Mumbai were defeated.
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newscricket13 days ago

We don't give Rahul Dravid enough credit for his captaincy, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir, who made his Test debut under Rahul Dravid, has stated that the Karnataka lad doesn’t get enough credit for his ‘fabolous captaincy’ and is highly underrated. Gambhir also applauded Dravid for playing many roles during his reign with Indian team without complaining at all.
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newscricket14 days ago

Wrong decisions on Sachin Tendulkar were mistakes, recalls Steve Bucknor

Former ICC umpire Steve Bucknor has admitted that he had made a couple of mistakes in adjudging the dismissal of Sachin Tendulkar but he defended himself by saying ‘to err is human’. The occasions in question, in 2003 and 2005, have since been famous for the umpiring mishaps of Bucknor.
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newscricket14 days ago

Piyush Chawla names three Indians in all-time Test XI; no place for Dhoni or Kohli

Indian leg-spinner Piyush Chawla, on Saturday, picked his ‘All time Test XI’ and interestingly only opted for three Indians in his XI - Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag and Kapil Dev. Chawla, who played three Tests himself, picked four Australians in his XI, including Hayden, Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne.
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newscricket15 days ago

Felt emotional when Sachin Sir gifted me his bat, recalls Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw has recalled the time that Sachin Tendulkar had first seen him play and was so happy that ended up gifting his bat to the youngster. The legendary cricketer had visited the MIG Cricket Club in Mumbai wherein he first spotted an 8-year-old Shaw and was extremely impressed.
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