Shoaib Akhtar, who lost his mother three weeks back, kept his commitment and overwhelmed the spectators, albeit with a short run-up to return with figures of 4-0-21-1
Here are 10 Indian cricketers who became stars after impressing at U-19 World Cups.
Trolls on social media linked Shami's ordinary performance in India's defeat to Pakistan to his religion which did not go down well with fellow netizens with several of them offering support to the 31-year-old.
As India and Pakistan get ready to battle it out in Dubai, we take a look at the key numbers from India vs Pakistan over the years in T20Is and T20 World Cups.
He has been granted NOC by the Baroda Cricket Association. Former India pacer Irfan Pathan termed the development as a “huge loss”.
World Test Championship Final: Parthiv Patel backs Cheteshwar Pujara to be 'highest run-scorer' for India
Virat Kohli's men are gearing up to face Kane Williamson's New Zealand at The Rose Bowl in Southampton.
Before Irfan, his elder brother Yusuf, legendary Sachin Tendulkar and S Badrinath have all taken to twitter to announce that they have tested positive for COVID-19.
Yusuf, elder brother of former India seamer Irfan, played 57 ODIs and scored 810 runs at a strike-rate of 113.60 with two hundreds and three fifties.
India vs England: 'Surreal', Suryakumar Yadav describes feeling after getting maiden national call-up
Surya, who has captained Mumbai in Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments, has played 77 first-class matches and amassed 5,326 runs.
India vs England: 'Pretty sure' Kuldeep Yadav will do well against England whenever he gets opportunity, says Irfan Pathan
Kuldeep Yadav has been warming the bench for more than three months now
Krunal and Hardik Pandya’s father Himanshu passes away; Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli offer condolences
Krunal, who is currently captaining Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, left the tournament bio-bubble to be with his family as tributes poured in from cricketers and fans alike.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: 'Shocking, disheartening', Irfan Pathan urges Baroda CA to investigate Deepak Hooda-Krunal Pandya brawl
Pathan, who was part of the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning team, spoke about young players being overlooked by BCA despite performing in recent years.
Dravid holds the world record for facing most balls in Test history, besides playing the longest Test innings for India when he batted for over 12 hours to score a career-best 270 against Pakistan in 2004.
The makers of Cobra are planning to wrap up the shooting by February.
Birthway wishes pour in for former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh as he turns 39 today.
Suresh Raina turns 34: Yuvraj Singh, Jonty Rhodes and others pour in with wishes on former India batsman's birthday
Social media was all abuzz with cricketers, fans and followers wishing Suresh Raina on his birthday.
The Kandy-based team has West Indies legend Chris Gayle, local star Kusal Perera, Sri Lankan T20 specialists Kusal Mendis and Nuwan Pradeep, and England right-arm fast bowler Liam Plunkett, among others.
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan is celebrating his 36th birthday today (27 October) and the cricketing fraternity and others have poured in with their wishes on the special occasion.
Irfan Pathan believes Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 international centuries
Kohli has scored 70 hundreds till now, 27 centuries in Tests and 43 in ODIs. He is currently in the UAE for the Indian Premier League which is going to be played from 19 September to 10 November.
Pathan, who retired from all forms cricket in January this year, feels that it won't be a bad idea if he, along with the likes of Dhoni, Raina, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid play a 'Farewell Game' against the current Indian side.