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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | The middle-order has not fired for Mumbai Indians which puts lot of pressure, feels Zaheer Khan

Mumbai Indians director of cricket operations Zaheer Khan feels that failure of the middle-order in the last three matches has put a lot of pressure on the team. Mumbai lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs on Sunday as they were bundled out for 111 runs after being 79/1 at one stage.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Hardik Pandya has started practicing, hope he will be available for RCB clash, says Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has stated that Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya has started practicing and hopefully he will be available for the match against RCB on Sunday. The former Indian pacer further added that the Mumbai are focusing on bringing out their best in the upcoming matches in IPL 2021.
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newscricket20 days ago

ENG vs Ind | Ajinkya Rahane likely to be picked for fifth Test despite poor form, reckons Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan believes that Ajinkya Rahane is most likely to be included in India's playing XI for the fifth-Test against England at Old Trafford, despite the latter’s inconsistent run in recent times. Khan stated how swapping Rahane from the squad could make all the difference for the India team.
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newscricket25 days ago

IND vs ENG | India have an opportunity and it depends on how the batsmen grab it, asserts Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan is of the opinion that India does have an opportunity to win the fourth Test, but it depends on how the batsmen perform in the second innings. He lauded the performances of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, who did not lose their wickets in the final 16 overs of the Day 2 against England.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Ajinkya Rahane’s poor form can prompt Virat Kohli to look for alternatives, reckons Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan is of the opinion that India may look for alternatives in the middle order by replacing Ajinkya Rahane, who has not been able to find his touch in the ongoing series against England. Zaheer lauded Pujara for his sublime 91 in the second innings of the third Test at Headingley.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | England will be pleased with the way their openers have fared, states Zaheer Khan 

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan believes that the English dressing room will be delighted with the start that Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed provided to the hosts in the Leeds Test. He also added that young opener Hameed has relished the opening position after batting at No.3 in the second Test.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Bumrah should needle the opposition sometimes, suggests Zaheer Khan

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has advised Jasprit Bumrah to be more aggressive in the middle and needle the opposition at times. He also added that the Indian pace spearhead took his game to a different level after he got embroiled in heated verbal exchanges with the English players.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Lord's Test win a huge milestone for India, proclaims Zaheer Khan 

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has termed India's Lord's Test win a huge milestone for the team and reckons that it was one of the most exciting games of cricket. He added that on the fourth day of the game, no one would have imagined a turnaround like this as such comebacks are rare in the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | KL Rahul showed a lot of application and class, asserts Zaheer Khan 

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has lauded India's opening batsman KL Rahul for his brilliant batting in the Test series opener against England and reckoned he exhibited a lot of application with the bat. He also added Rahul would be pleased with the fact that he's being compared to Rahul Dravid.
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newscricket2 months ago

Zaheer Khan picks his 15-man India squad for WT20, leaves out Dhawan, Iyer and Kuldeep

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan picked his preferred Indian squad for this year's T20 World Cup and decided to leave out the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Kuldeep Yadav and Shreyas Iyer. He also added that he will pick Yuzvendra Chahal as the lead spinner over the man-in-form Rahul Chahar.
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