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Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis step down as Pakistan coaches with immediate effect

Citing bio-bubble fatigue and Pakistan's busy cricket schedule in the next six months, Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis have stepped down from their respective coaching roles on Monday. PCB has now appointed former cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Saqlain Mushtaq as interim coaches.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC should review the 'chucking' law because the 15-degrees latitude is too little, states Saqlain Mushtaq

Pakistan’s yesteryear star Saqlain Mushtaq has stated that the ICC should review the law surrounding the 15-degrees latitude for the spinners before it becomes too late. He also insisted that the law in question has already discouraged several budding off-spinners, who have become leg-spinners.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | PCB ask Saqlain Mushtaq to stop making Youtube videos after latter criticises BCCI

The Pakistan Cricket Board have asked all their employees to not indulge in making videos on Youtube after Saqlain Mushtaq criticised BCCI for not giving a farewell match to MS Dhoni. A PCB source stated that all the coaches had been warned of disciplinary action if they breach the rule.
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newscricketa year ago

Kuldeep Yadav is a well-educated cricketer, notes Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has stated that Kuldeep Yadav is a well-educated cricketer and has noted that the Indian has done well in the shorter formats of the game. However, when it came to Test cricket, the former spinner hailed Nathan Lyon and Ravichandran Ashwin as the two best spinners in the world.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli is more aggressive while Babar Azam is humble, compares Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has compared the two generational talents - Virat Kohli and Babar Azam and admitted that while the Indian is more aggressive, Azam is humble. He also added that both sides have a great technique, hunger and passion for scoring runs at the International stage.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli’s wicket is like bowling out entire Indian team, insists Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has revealed that he often advises the English spinners to relentlessly attack Virat Kohli, who he called 11 players in one. He has also added that when the world is watching a player like Kohli, a bowler needs to be in complete control and be clear about his own game.
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newscricketa year ago

Can't keep a class bowler like Ravichandran Ashwin out of limited-overs set-up, feels Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq feels that it is not right to keep Ravichandran Ashwin out of India's white-ball setup, saying it if a bowler can do the job in Tests, he can be a limited-overs bowler too. Mushtaq has also expressed that he is infuriated over the fact that Harbhajan Singh's career ended similarly.
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newscricketa year ago

Embarrassed to sledge Sachin Tendulkar, never did it again after his question, recalls Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has revisited the time when he was left embarrassed by Sachin Tendulkar when the latter questioned him why was he sledging despite him never misbehaving with him. Mushtaq has further added that he apologised to the former Indian player and never even dared to sledge him again.
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newscricketa year ago

Was intimidated and scared to bowl doosra against Sachin, recalls Saqlain Mushtaq

Legendary Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq recalled his classic bout with Sachin Tendulkar in Chennai in 1999 and revealed how he was scared to bowl the doosra to the latter due to his intimidating nature. Eventually, Mushtaq got the better of Sachin and helped Pakistan script a 12-run victory.
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newscricketa year ago

Wish I could play at least one match with Anil Kumble in same team, rues Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq has stated that he has a lot of respect for Anil Kumble as a person and narrated an incident when the Indian helped him find a good ophthalmologist in London to treat his eye. Mushtaq further added that he wishes to play at least one game with Kumble in the same team.
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