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newscricket2 months ago

Wasim Jaffer takes over as Odisha’s head coach on a two-year deal

On Wednesday, the Odisha Cricket Association confirmed that Wasim Jaffer would take over the reins as the new head coach of the state cricket team from Rashmi Parida on a two-year deal. After a poor showing in the 2020/21 season, Odisha would be aiming to get a good start this season.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mayank Agarwal should open in the absence of Gill, Rahul can fit in the middle-order, claims Wasim Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has batted for the inclusion of Mayank Agarwal at the top of the order against England, in the absence of Gill, and believes that the Karnataka opener will be keen to bounce back. Jaffer has also batted for the inclusion of KL Rahul but in the middle-order.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | No wickets from Bumrah was the biggest setback for India, declares Wasim Jaffer 

Former Indian Test opener Wasim Jaffer has highlighted Jasprit Bumrah's wicketless display in the WTC final against New Zealand as the biggest setback for India. He was also not impressed with the way India batted in the second innings and felt they should have been more positive.
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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | Wasim Jaffer, Amol Muzumdar and Sairaj Bahutule among interviewees for Mumbai job

Domestic stalwarts Wasim Jaffer, Amol Muzumdar and Sairaj Bahutule are believed to be among candidates for the role of the head coach of Mumbai, which has been vacated by Ramesh Powar. The candidates are expected to be interviewed by a CIC that comprises Vinod Kambli among others.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | KL Rahul batted a little timidly last season; we will see an aggressive version this season, insists Wasim Jaffer

Despite leading the run-charts last season, KL Rahul’s batting approach cost PK a spot in the playoffs, which Wasim Jaffer insists will change this season, with the return of the aggressive Rahul. He also added that the franchise earmarked Sharukh Khan for the finisher role, after releasing Maxwell.
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newscricket7 months ago

Communal allegations against me are false and baseless, claims Wasim Jaffer

After few people at Uttarakhand Cricket Association levelled communal allegation against Wasim Jaffer, who resigned from his role yesterday, the cricket has come out to defend himself. Jaffer stated that the allegations are purely false and baseless and things have been made up entirely.
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newscricket7 months ago

Wasim Jaffer resigns as Uttarakhand head coach citing external interference in selection

Former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer has resigned as the head coach of the Uttarakhand state side citing external interference in selection, claiming outside forces used their power to select ‘non-deserving’ players. With just 1 win, Uttarakhand finished fourth in Elite Group C in SMAT 2020/21.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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