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Waqar Younis contradicts Akram’s statement on Virat Kohli

Waqar Younis contradicts  Akram’s statement on Virat Kohli

Karachi, Apr 07: Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis believes that he would have made life difficult for Indian skipper Virat Kohli, if he was bowling to him during his career. Waqar comment contradicts Pakistan’s fast-bowling great Wasim Akram’s, earlier, statement where he said that if he was young and playing against Kohli, it would be […]

Three-over challenge between Wasim, Waqar shaped my career: Saqlain

Three-over challenge between  Wasim, Waqar shaped my career: Saqlain

Karachi, Apr 07: Pakistan’s legendary former off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, in a YouTube video on Sunday, revealed the story of a three-over challenge between fast-bowling greats Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, which was instrumental in shaping the career of the magician. The 43-year-old stated that the legendary duo troubled the batsmen around the world while competing […]

He reminded me of Inzamam in his early days: Yuvraj recalls Rohit’’s first impression

He reminded me of Inzamam in his early days: Yuvraj recalls Rohit’’s first impression

New Delhi, Apr 05: Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has said that Rohit Sharma reminded him of Pakistan batting legend Inzamam-ul-Haq in his early days. The flamboyant India vice-captain made his ODI debut in June 2007 while his maiden T20 game came during the World Cup later that year against England, where unfortunately Rohit didn’’t […]

Strauss admits poor handling of KP saga but maintains IPL can’’t gain precedence over Test cricket

Strauss admits poor handling of KP saga but maintains IPL can’’t gain precedence over Test cricket

London, Apr 05: Former England captain Andrew Strauss admitted that he didn’’t handle Kevin Pietersen well during his time at the helm as the flamboyant batsman should have been given some space despite not exactly adhering to the team ethos. However, Strauss maintained that while he understands why IPL is necessary for players, he still […]

Boost morale of Nation & spread positivity: PM to 40 sportsstars including Tendulkar, Kohli

Boost morale of Nation & spread positivity: PM to 40 sportsstars including Tendulkar, Kohli

New Delhi, Apr 03: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted via video conference with 40 eminent sportspersons with the likes of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, team India skipper Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and six-time World boxing champion Mary Kom on the current scenario due to COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This is PM’s first […]

Five-year-old boy’s essay on Babar Azam takes internet by storm

Five-year-old boy’s  essay on Babar Azam takes internet by storm

Karachi, Apr 03: A five-year-old boy, named Oscar, charmingly wrote an essay on Pakistan’s Twenty20 International (T20I) captain Babar Azam — which was shared by the official Twitter account of Somerset County Cricket Club. Oscar met Babar after a medical surgery, last year, while the latter was playing for Somerset in the Vitality Blast. “Babar […]

If I fail, I will never come back to you: Tendulkar to Azhar

If I fail, I will never come back to you:  Tendulkar to Azhar

New Delhi, Apr 02: It is no secret that the legendary Sachin Tendulkar started his career as a middle-order batsman and it was only when Navjot Singh Sindhu got injured in New Zealand that the little master got his first opportunity at the top of the innings in ODIs. And Tendulkar has revealed that he […]

IPL owners await April 14 advisory before planning next meeting

IPL owners await April 14 advisory before planning next meeting

New Delhi, Apr 02: The coronavirus outbreak has seen the world come to a standstill and even sporting events across the globe have either been suspended or cancelled. The fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) also hangs in balance as the country is under a 21-day lockdown. And IPL franchises […]

COVID-19: Young footballers have shown young India is ready: Rijiju

COVID-19: Young footballers have shown young India is ready: Rijiju

New Delhi, Apr 01: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has lauded the Indian men’’s football team and former players for their helping hand towards the fight against COVID-19, saying young athletes have shown the way. “I congratulate the Men’’s National Football Team, @chetrisunil11 and his boys & some ex-footballers for coming forward to contribute 50 lakhs […]

Duration of World Test Championship should be extended: Misbah

Duration of World Test Championship should be extended: Misbah

Karachi, Mar 31: Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has suggested extending the time span of the ICC World Test Championship with the COVID-19 pandemic bringing all cricketing activities to a halt and potentially throwing the international schedule haywire. “I just think that all teams must get equal opportunities in the championship even if […]

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