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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball

Former players have often questioned the ICC regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.

England vs West Indies: Hosts' batting still their nemesis, says Nasser Hussain
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England vs West Indies: Hosts' batting still their nemesis, says Nasser Hussain

England lost the series-opener by four wickets with Jermaine Blackwood leading West Indies to a memorable victory.

Sunil Gavaskar criticises Nasser Hussain for wrong perception about Indian cricket team
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Sunil Gavaskar criticises Nasser Hussain for wrong perception about Indian cricket team

Nasser Hussain commented about how Indian cricket team got tougher under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. Gavaskar took exception to Hussain's opinion, telling him that his perception of the Indian team is entirely wrong.

On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final
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On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final

The Natwest trophy final is also remembered for Ganguly's wild celebrations on Lord's balcony when he took of his shirt and waved it as his teammates watched him.

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain calls for ICC to change 'bad light' laws in Test cricket
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Former England skipper Nasser Hussain calls for ICC to change 'bad light' laws in Test cricket

Former England captain Nasser Hussain wants the ICC to revisit its regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.

Cricket must use Michael Holding’s resounding voice of reason as catalyst to come out of its cocoon
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Cricket must use Michael Holding’s resounding voice of reason as catalyst to come out of its cocoon

Michael Holding’s words of wisdom, uttered with feeling but without histrionics, scythed through our collective slumber like a massive jolt of electricity. It is high time the silent superstars speak up too.

Michael Holding delivers passionate message in support of Black Lives Matter, says 'you don't get over' racism
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Michael Holding delivers passionate message in support of Black Lives Matter, says 'you don't get over' racism

Holding, who will retire from commentary at the end of next year, talked about racism as cricket waited to restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic with the first England-West Indies Test.

India's team selection in ICC events have gone wrong, team needs alternate plan, says Nasser Hussain
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India's team selection in ICC events have gone wrong, team needs alternate plan, says Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain feels that India have lacked an alternative plan in major ICC tournaments primarily due to a superb top-order that rarely fails

Ben Stokes is a bit like Virat Kohli, he will turn out to be an excellent captain, says Nasser Hussain
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Ben Stokes is a bit like Virat Kohli, he will turn out to be an excellent captain, says Nasser Hussain

England's World Cup hero Stokes was named captain for the opening Test against the West Indies in place of Root, who has taken leave to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.

Forgot count of how many team meetings were held to discuss Sachin Tendulkar, says Nasser Hussain
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Forgot count of how many team meetings were held to discuss Sachin Tendulkar, says Nasser Hussain

While Nasser Hussain had to hold numerous meetings just to prepare strategies to get Tendulkar out, Bishop said that Tendulkar was the most difficult batsman he ever bowled to in his career.

Sourav Ganguly, Nasser Hussain engage in Twitter banter as former India captain shares career's iconic moment
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Sourav Ganguly, Nasser Hussain engage in Twitter banter as former India captain shares career's iconic moment

Sourav Ganguly and Nasser Hussain were engaged in a friendly banter on Twitter as the former India skipper shared an iconic moment from his career.

Rohit Sharma only needs to see out first half hour in Australia to be successful, feels Nasser Hussain
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Rohit Sharma only needs to see out first half hour in Australia to be successful, feels Nasser Hussain

Former England captain Nasser Hussain has backed the supremely gifted Rohit Sharma to come good as a Test opener on India's tour of Australia later this year

Unlearning old tricks will be a challenge for cricketers when sport resumes, reckons Nasser Hussain
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Unlearning old tricks will be a challenge for cricketers when sport resumes, reckons Nasser Hussain

Hussain, 52, said the teams would have no choice but to create their own atmosphere in the empty venues, though other aspects of post-shutdown cricket would be harder to get used to.

Imposing character like Virat Kohli will not be comfortable with split captaincy, says Nasser Hussain
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Imposing character like Virat Kohli will not be comfortable with split captaincy, says Nasser Hussain

Hussain's view on selection was echoed by India's twin World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh, who wants to know how the current Indian coaching staff headed by Ravi Shastri is dealing with players of different mindsets

Ian Chappell's LBW theory will do more harm than good, bringing back days of unimaginative cricket
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Ian Chappell's LBW theory will do more harm than good, bringing back days of unimaginative cricket

All bowlers are capable of bowling down the leg side but very few batsmen can survive if constantly attacked from outside the leg stump.

Veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar acknowledges was 'clueless' on debut against Pakistan, didn't expect to play again
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Veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar acknowledges was 'clueless' on debut against Pakistan, didn't expect to play again

In his first Test in 1989, Tendulkar was up against a Pakistan pace attack comprising Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.

Virat Kohli plays football in warm-up like it is the World Cup final, quips former England captain Nasser Hussain
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Virat Kohli plays football in warm-up like it is the World Cup final, quips former England captain Nasser Hussain

When ace cricketer Virat Kohli switches to football for the Indian team's customary pre-match drill, he plays it as if it's the FIFA World Cup final or the FA Cup final, according to former England skipper Nasser Hussain.

Don’t push MS Dhoni into retirement, still has huge amount to offer to Indian cricket, warns Nasser Hussain
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Don’t push MS Dhoni into retirement, still has huge amount to offer to Indian cricket, warns Nasser Hussain

The doubting Thomases "should be careful" about what they wish for as there is no second coming for a once-in-a-generation player like Mahendra Singh Dhoni if people "push him into retirement", former England captain Nasser Hussain said on Saturday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former England captain Nasser Hussain calls for County Championship to be scrapped rather than be a curtailed affair
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former England captain Nasser Hussain calls for County Championship to be scrapped rather than be a curtailed affair

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that ECB should scrap the County Championships this season if the COVID-19 pandemic makes it a really curtailed affair.

Virat Kohli is 'boss' of Indian cricket, support staff there to take burden off him, says India coach Ravi Shastri
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Virat Kohli is 'boss' of Indian cricket, support staff there to take burden off him, says India coach Ravi Shastri

Head coach Ravi Shastri has called Virat Kohli the "boss" of Indian cricket and said the support staff is there to "take the burden off" the skipper.