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IPL 2020 | Always banking on Kieron Pollard to do well for us, asserts Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has stated that Kieron Pollard hitting the peak early in the tournament is always a good sign for Mumbai Indians as they really bank on him. The Mentor of the side has also added that he is happy at the way things are shaping up for the side after losing to CSK in the opening encounter.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | 'Wishful' Zaheer Khan manifests Aaron Finch dismissal on-air within seconds of his prediction

Mumbai's Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan unruffled his magic as his boys delivered a body blow to RCB just as Zak was talking about taking a wicket on-air. Aaron Finch, who pushed Mumbai Indians on the back foot with his brilliant batting, had to take the long walk to the pavilion. 
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Expecting Hardik Pandya to start bowling soon this season, reveals Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has revealed that the management is expecting Hardik Pandya soon to start bowling, hinting that the all-rounder might pick the ball from the next game against RCB. However, at the same time, MI’s bowling coach also cited that the franchise doesn’t want to risk him getting injured.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Players need to get used to saliva ban, says Zaheer Khan

Mumbai Indians Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan has asked the players to be very careful and get habituated to not using saliva on the ball. He added that it feels good to be back on the ground again ahead of the 2020 IPL, which for MI will start with a clash against CSK on September 19th.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dhoni was a lucky captain, won many trophies because he had best team, claims Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir, who played under MS Dhoni’s captaincy in both 2007 WT20 and 2011 World Cup, has claimed that the veteran wicket-keeper was a ‘lucky’ captain because he had the best teams at his disposal. Gambhir noted that unlike Ganguly, Dhoni didn’t need to work hard to win trophies.
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newscricket4 months ago

My biggest legacy was I left a side who went on to win 2011 World Cup, admits Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has admitted that his biggest legacy was that he left a team, that had at least seven-eight players who started their career under the former skipper. He also reckoned that MS Dhoni’s 2011 WC winning six will forever remain immortal in the Indian cricketing history.
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newscricket5 months ago

Was unsure if I would be able to handle Zaheer Khan’s pace in 2007 World Cup, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, who starred in Bangaldesh’s famous upset over India in the 2007 World Cup, revealed that prior to batting in that match, he had doubts over his own ability to tackle Zaheer Khan’s pace. Tamim further revealed that he spent the whole match admiring his idols Sachin, Dravid and Ganguly.
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newscricket6 months ago

Have no idea why RCB bowled Virat Kohli in the 19th over, recalls Albie Morkel

Albie Morkel has stated that he had no idea why RCB skipper Daniel Vettori gave the ball to the batsman Virat Kohli, in a crucial over in IPL 2012, a blunder which led to the team's defeat. Morkel also revealed that at one point, he felt the target was way out of his reach to be chased down.
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newscricket6 months ago

MS Dhoni donned a similar role to Sourav Ganguly in grooming youngsters, admits Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has revealed that MS Dhoni, during the latter part of his career, donned a similar role to Sourav Ganguly’s in terms of grooming the younger generation. He also added that it was quintessential for a player to get support during the initial stage of their career, to help them shape it.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC World Cup 2011 | Yuvraj Singh gave us that balance of the fifth bowler, reveals Zaheer Khan

On India's nine-year anniversary of the 2011 World Cup win, Zaheer Khan has opined that Yuvraj Singh gave a cutting edge to the bowling attack with his full quota of overs in almost every match. Yuvraj emerged as the biggest star for India, scoring 362 runs and picking 15 wickets to go with that.
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