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newscricketa month ago

Pressure on Pakistan for the big showdown with India at World T20, remarks Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has opined that the Pakistan side would be under immense pressure as they take on a strong Indian side at the T20 World Cup on October 24 in Dubai. He added that the Men in Blue have a 5-0 record against Pakistan at the T20 World Cups, which will add pressure.
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newscricket3 months ago

Wish India-Pakistan bilateral series resumes in near future, hopes Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-Ul-Haq has wished for the resumption of the India-Pakistan bilateral series, which was last played in 2013 in India. Not just that, Inzamam also has claimed that the rivalry between the two neighbours is more famous than the historic series 'The Ashes'.
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newscricket4 months ago

2021 Asia Cup officially postponed to 2023 owing to packed schedule

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC), in a press release on Sunday, officially confirmed the postponement of this year's Asia Cup, on account of a jam-packed schedule and now this edition of the tourney has been pushed to 2023. Notably, the 2020 edition was earlier postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.
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newscricket4 months ago

Never found it tough bowling to Virat or Rohit, it's easy to get Rohit out, claims Mohammad Amir 

Mohammed Amir courted a potential controversy after he claimed that he has never found it difficult bowling to either Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma, and in fact, he finds Rohit easy to get out. However, he added that Virat is still a tad difficult to get out given he revels under pressure.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | India might face Pakistan in short bilateral T20I series this year

Reports from the Pakistani Jang newspaper suggests that India would face Pakistan in a short bilateral T20I series this year while there have been no reports from the Indian contingent. This series would be the first since the 2012-13 series when Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his debut.
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newscricket9 months ago

8th ranked Pakistan beating India in 2017 CT final still gives me goosebumps, reminisces Hasan Ali

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali, Man of the Tournament in CT 2017, recalled the 2017 Champions Trophy final and stated that it still gives him goosebumps as a low-ranked side beat a top side like India. He added that to do so with a young team was an unbelievable achievement on Pakistan's part.
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newscricket10 months ago

The way Sachin played against Pakistan pacers in 2003 World Cup was superb, insists Inzamam-ul-Haq

Inzamam-ul-Haq has insisted that the way Sachin Tendulkar played against his side in 2003 WC was superb, and went on to rate it as the best innings of Sachin's career. He added that despite having a good score on the board, the explosive innings of Tendulkar turned the match in India's favour.
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newscricketa year ago

Sourav Ganguly wanted to pick MS Dhoni for 2004 Pakistan tour, shares John Wright

John Wright has revealed that Sourav Ganguly was too keen to pick MS Dhoni in the squad for the historic 2004 Pakistan tour but eventually, the ‘borderline’ decision had to be given in. Wright has also showered praise on Dhoni’s tactical acumen and the way he learnt a lot with his listening skills.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | PCB ask Saqlain Mushtaq to stop making Youtube videos after latter criticises BCCI

The Pakistan Cricket Board have asked all their employees to not indulge in making videos on Youtube after Saqlain Mushtaq criticised BCCI for not giving a farewell match to MS Dhoni. A PCB source stated that all the coaches had been warned of disciplinary action if they breach the rule.
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newscricketa year ago

MS Dhoni changed whole culture and face of Indian cricket, asserts Misbah-Ul-Haq

Misbah-Ul-Haq, sharing heavy praise for MS Dhoni, has stated that the former Indian skipper changed the whole culture of Indian cricket and made the Blues a force to be reckoned with. The former Pakistan skipper also added that Dhoni, despite looking cool from outside, was a very aggressive leader.
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