newscricket6 days ago

NZ vs IND | Umran Malik is more suited to ODIs than T20Is, claims Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has shared his views about youngster Umran Malik saying ODIs suit him more than the T20s and he will probably earn more success in the format. Jaffer added that the pacer has a lack of variations required for the shortest format but his style of bowling can work in 50-over cricket.
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newscricket14 days ago

Beating Pakistan in Pakistan is right up there in terms of job satisfaction, writes Wasim Jaffer after Bangladesh-19’s triumph

Former India opener and Bangladesh U-19’s batting consultant Wasim Jaffer is delighted after his side remained unbeaten in Pakistan in their recently-concluded multi-format tour. In fact, the 44-year-old has mentioned that this success will be ‘right up there in terms of job satisfaction’.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA 2022 | India will have a problem with sixth bowler due to Hardik Pandya's unavailability, remarks Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has stated that India will have trouble finding a sixth bowling option as Hardik Pandya and Deepak Hooda will be unavailable for series against South Africa due to injuries. He also added that Arshdeep Singh’s inclusion in the first T20I might solve India’s problems in death bowling.
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newscricket3 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Frequency with which Ravindra Jadeja has got injured last few times is a cause of concern, opines Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has stated that the frequency with which Ravindra Jadeja has sustained an injury the last few times is a cause of concern for the Indian team management. Jaffer further mentioned that India are lucky to have a like-for-like replacement for Ravindra Jadeja in form of Axar Patel.
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newscricket3 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Virat Kohli’s fluency is still not there, remarks Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has stated that Virat Kohli’s fluency is still not there and is a cause of concern while reflecting on his performance in Asia Cup. Jaffer added that India would have ended at 150 or 160 if Suryakumar Yadav hadn’t played an aggressive knock at the back end in the game against Hong Kong.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli will bat at No. 3 for India in T20 World Cup, predicts Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has claimed that India will send Virat Kohli to bat at his usual number three position in the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. He also added that it is very nice to witness aggressive approach India has undertaken in the T20I series against England earlier this month and West Indies.
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newscricket4 months ago

Having Ravindra Jadeja along with Hardik Pandya provides India a lot of balance, reckons Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has reckoned that if India manage to keep both Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya, it would yield them rich dividends in limited-overs cricket because of their all-round abilities. Jaffer has also highlighted how India had plenty of bowling options in the 2011 World Cup squad.
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newscricket4 months ago

Indian batters need to improve how they play left-arm seamers, remarks Wasim Jaffer

Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer remarks that Indian batters need to improve their game when it comes to playing against left-arm seamers. In the recently concluded ODI series against England, India's top-order struggled against David Willey and Reece Topley both of whom are left-arm pacers.
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newscricket5 months ago

ENG vs IND 2022 | Intent was missing from India’s batting at the start, observes Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer feels India failed to show a head-on approach during the start of their batting innings at Lord’s in the second ODI versus England, coming across as meek and allowing the hosts to capitalize on it. He went on to comment on Shikhar Dhawan’s and Rohit Sharma’s performances in the match.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Bhuvneshwar Kumar is an ‘absolute certainty’ for T20 World Cup, reckons Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has heaped praise on Bhuvneshwar Kumar, saying the 32-year-old is an ‘absolute certainty' in the Team India squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup, taking place in Australia later this year. Jaffer made the comment while highlighting Bhuvneshwar's excellent form since his return.
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