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newscricketa month ago

Psychological pressure on Pakistan team has let them down against India in World Cups, opines Waqar Younis

An integral part of the 2003 World Cup setup, Waqar Younis has pointed out to psychological pressure being the factor that has haunted Pakistan against India in the World Cups. However, he was quick to point out that India were in a far better frame of mind and played better cricket every time.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli has evolved cricket across all formats of the game, opines Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis is of the opinion that the Indian skipper Virat Kohli has evolved cricket across all formats since making his debut, including transforming the fitness scene in the sport. Talking about Kohli’s impact and attitude, Waqar credited his 'on the face attitude' which makes him stand out.
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newscricket2 months ago

Pakistan got it totally wrong against India in 2019 World Cup clash, opines Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis is of the opinion that Pakistan, led by Sarfraz Ahmed, got it totally wrong starting from the toss against India in the 2019 World Cup clash at Old Trafford. Waqar reckoned that after winning the toss, Pakistan did a mistake by letting India bat first in the encounter.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ex-Pakistan cricketers ‘shameless’ for accusing India of deliberately losing, claims Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has launched a scathing attack on ex-Pakistan cricketers, including Waqar Younis, who have claimed that India deliberately lost to England in the 2019 WC in order to knock Pakistan out. The claim from the Pakistan players came after Stokes, in his book, questioned India’s intent.
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newscricket4 months ago

Aakash Chopra names his all time Indo-Pak ODI XI; only 5 Indians make the cut

Former cricketer and renowned commentator Aakash Chopra, on Friday, named his all-time India-Pakistan ODI XI, a team which comprised 5 Indians and 6 Pakistan players with Imran Khan as the captain. Earlier, Chopra also named his all-time India-Pakistan Test XI that featured 7 Indian players.
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newscricket4 months ago

Even cricket behind closed doors isn’t an option right now, opines Waqar Younis

Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis has said that absolutely no cricket can be played in the current coronavirus-induced situation that’s marred all events around the globe. Younis believes that it will take several months before cricket, initially closed doors, that cricket can resume again.
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newscricket4 months ago

India's series win Down Under had much to do about Warner and Smith's absence, feels Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis has stated that India's series win in Australia had much to do with the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner, even though he conceded that India had a very good side. Younis has further added that he still doesn't know why Pakistan have failed to win a single series in Australia.
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newscricket5 months ago

Will step down if I feel I am not doing justice to my position, shares Waqar Younis

Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis shared that he will step down if he feels that he is not being able to meet the goals he has set for himself in his annual self-assessment. Younis is excited to see young talents coming up in the country and assured that domestic performers will not be overlooked.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC Test Championship meaningless without Indo-Pak matches, feels Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis feels that the ICC World Test Championship, the first cycle of which kicked off in 2019, is meaningless without India and Pakistan matches. The last time India and Pakistan played a Test series was way back in the 2007/08 season, with H2H clashes curtailed due to political tension.
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featurecricket5 months ago

A defeat for Bengal but a win for Sourav Ganguly’s Vision 2020

In 2016, when Mohun Bagan was playing Bhawanipore in the CAB Super League final at the Eden Gardens, with pink ball and under lights, Sourav Ganguly, standing at BC Roy Club House, struck a poignant pose. It was a pose that told a story of a dream, vision and planning for the future.
Bastab K Parida