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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2020 | If we get a couple of wins straight away, the tables can turn, claims Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has stated that the team is hurt by the losses from positions they could win and stated that a couple of wins now can help them get back to winning ways. Jaffer has also added that Chris Gayle’s return to the side can help make a difference thanks to his high impact batting.
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newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab boys are confident to turn poor start around, affirms Wasim Jaffer

Before their crucial encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Wasim Jaffer has affirmed that the Kings XI Punjab boys are confident to turn their fortune around starting with a win over SRH. He also admitted that they just need a couple of wins to come their way from whereon they can build momentum.
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newscricket2 months ago

To pick Test players on IPL performances is wrong, opines Wasim Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has stated that it is wrong to pick players based on their performances in the IPL as it is a different ball-game altogether. He also suggested that Indian players should be allowed to play in foreign T20 leagues and only keeping them for IPL is a bit harsh.
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newscricket2 months ago

Was very close to a comeback at the time of Shikhar Dhawan’s Test debut, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Veteran Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer has revealed that he was ‘very close to getting selected’ for the Indian Test side in 2013, in and around the time when Shikhar Dhawan made his debut in the longest format. Jaffer had a stellar Ranji trophy season in 2012/13, where he scored 835 runs @ 75.90.
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newscricket4 months ago

Prithvi Shaw has ability of Virender Sehwag, believes Wasim Jaffer

Veteran Mumbai cricketer Wasim Jaffer is of the opinion that fellow Mumbai prodigy Prithvi Shaw, who is now a mainstay in the Indian Test set-up, is a special player who has the stroke-making ability of Virender Sehwag. Jaffer, however, noted that Shaw had to improve his off-field discipline.
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newscricket4 months ago

Have come to realize now that I wasn’t ready for international cricket, admits Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, who played 31 Tests for India between 2000 and 2008, has said that he now realizes that he was not quite ready to handle the rigours of international cricket when he was picked for the Indian side. Jaffer played his last international match in 2008, when he was just 30 years old.
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newscricket4 months ago

Wanted to coach Vidarbha but they didn’t receive my call or messages, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has revealed that although Vidarbha was his first preference for coaching, VCA Vice-president Prashant Vaidya didn’t receive his call nor did he respond to his messages. Jaffer has further added that he looks up to Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Chandrakant Pandit for coaching philosophy.
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newscricket4 months ago

Dilip Vengsarkar tears into MCA for losing out on services of Wasim Jaffer

Legendary Mumbai cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar launched a verbal onslaught on the Mumbai Cricket Association for their inefficiency after they missed out on the chance to appoint Wasim Jaffer as the state side’s head coach. Earlier this week, Uttarakhand snapped up Jaffer as the team’s head coach.
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newscricket4 months ago

Wasim Jaffer named Uttarakhand’s new head coach for 2020-21 domestic season

Earlier on Tuesday, Cricket Association of Uttarakhand confirmed that Wasim Jaffer will take over as the new head coach of the Uttarakhand men’s team for the upcoming season. On the other hand, Jaffer, too, expressed his happiness over the new role as a head coach, after his retirement in March.
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newscricket4 months ago

Scoring 70s and 80s weren’t enough to cement place in Mumbai side, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, who spent a vast majority of his career representing Mumbai, revealed that the enormous competition in Mumbai, back in the day, meant that 70s and 80s did not just cut it for batsmen. Jaffer further opined that strong internal competition is what made Mumbai a very strong side.
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