Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Sachin Tendulkar and Imran Khan
Sachin Tendulkar and Imran Khan. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Shahid Afridi was a much better Test cricketer: Shoaib Akhtar

  • Shoaib Akhtar, the former Pakistan cricketer, reckons that Shahid Afridi could have excelled in Test cricket.
  • Afridi made his debut in the format back in 1998 and promised right away, but in the next 12 years he could only take part in 27 matches.
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Sachin Tendulkar names Imran Khan as one of his favourite all-rounders

  • To start with, he named Kapil Dev, who helped the national team to victory in the 1983 World Cup.
  • Back then, India beat a more fancied West Indies unit in the final at the Lord’s Cricket Ground, defying all the odds.
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Don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Ashish Nehra

  • Ashish Nehra, the former Indian fast bowler, doesn’t think that MS Dhoni will again be donning the national jersey in the future.
  • Even as Ashish feels that there are minimum chances of Dhoni’s comeback, he’s not ruling out a surprise from the veteran.
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Rohit Sharma exudes MS Dhoni’s calmness in the middle: Deepak Chahar

  • Talking about Virat, the 29-year-old Chahar said that the Delhi-born is aggressive and doesn’t back out from showing his emotions on the ground.
  • The Rajasthan pacer also drew Rohit’s parallel with Dhoni regarding keeping a clam head in the middle.
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No one could pick Saqlain Mushtaq’s doosra: Harbhajan Singh

  • Harbhajan Singh, the veteran Indian spinner, admitted that former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq’s doosra was the toughest to pick.
  • In the 1999 World Cup, the Lahore, Punjab-born churned out a hat-trick against Zimbabwe at the Kennington Oval in London.
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‘He always spoke to me a lot’ – Kuldeep Yadav reveals Gautam Gambhir had a huge influence on him

  • Kuldeep Yadav was a mystery spinner when he first played Indian Premier League (IPL) and international cricket.
  • He also added that the former Pakistan cricketer also had a huge influence on him at the start of his career.
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