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Virat Kohli might take retirement after T20 World Cup, remarks Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that Virat Kohli might take retirement from T20Is after the World Cup in Australia to extend his longevity in other formats. Akhtar also stated that he would have taken the decision to hang his boots if he would have been in Kohli’s position considering the larger picture.
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newscricket20 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Saw real Virat Kohli when he scored last 50 of his knock against Afghanistan, remarks Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has opined that he saw the real Virat Kohli during the last 50 runs of his maiden T20I century against Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup. Akhtar further added that Kohli looked like he was scoring at will and had returned to form after a lengthy century drought since 2019.
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newscricket20 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | There is uncertainty in Indian camp, reckons Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar is of the opinion that there is a sense of uncertainty in the Indian camp and they don’t need to change their captain again. Akhtar further added that India’s early exit from the Asia Cup will be a wake up call for them and they will figure out their final XI for T20 World Cup.
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newscricket24 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Rohit Sharma doesn't seem to be enjoying captaincy, taking lot of pressure, observes Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has made bold claims about Indian skipper Rohit Sharma stating the batsman has not been enjoying his role at the helm of affairs which has thus affected his individual performances. Akhtar went on to pip Hardik Pandya as Sharma's successor citing his major accomplishment in the IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | India tried their best to lose the game but Hardik Pandya took them across the line, remarks Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that India tried their best to lose the game against Pakistan but Hardik Pandya took them across the finishing line. Akhtar further stated that Mohammad Rizwan played with a disappointing strike rate and that was one of the reasons for Pakistan putting a low total.
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newscricketa month ago

Was told to target Sourav Ganguly’s ribs in the 1999 ODI match in Mohali, reveals Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has revealed a bizarre talk that he had during Pakistan’s team meeting ahead of their India clash in 1999 which was played in Mohali. Akhtar recalled his team management had told him to target Indian batters' bodies, particularly Sourav Ganguly’s ribs, considering his extreme pace.
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newscricketa month ago

No player should be allowed to do such things, Shoaib Akhtar hits out at Marcus Stoinis over ‘shameful gesture’

Former Pakistan Pacer Shoaib Akhtar has blasted Marcus Stoinis for his recent controversial gesture about Mohammad Hasnain’s bowling action saying it was shameful. Akhtar further added that no batter should be allowed to do such actions as Stoinis accused Hasnain of chucking in The Hundred.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Shoaib Akhtar's heartfelt message for fans after knee injury

Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the fastest bowlers in cricket history but he faced a lot of problems with his knee throughout his career. Akhtar recently underwent knee surgery and shared an emotional video saying if he had continued playing with knee issues he would have ended up in a wheelchair.
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newscricket2 months ago

Would advise Hardik Pandya to remain focused on his game, proclaims Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has advised Hardik Pandya to keep his focus on the game for continuing the good work with both bat and ball. The former Pakistani speedster believes Hardik, whom he labelled as a 'rare talent', has been enjoying himself on and off the field nowadays but there must be a limitation.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli's 70 tons have not come in aunt's backyard, lambasts Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar lambasted people who have been trying to pull Virat Kohli down and reminded them that Kohli's 70 centuries have not come in his aunt's backyard. The veteran came out in support of Virat Kohli who has had a lean patch in his career for a couple of years now.
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