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BCCI conducts two Level 2 coaching courses for India and domestic cricketers for first time
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BCCI conducts two Level 2 coaching courses for India and domestic cricketers for first time

The other attendees included former India players Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Abhinav Mukund, Ramesh Powar, former selector Sarandeep Singh, Wasim Jaffer and Vinay Kumar.

IPL 2021: Damien Wright to take charge as Punjab Kings' new bowling coach
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IPL 2021: Damien Wright to take charge as Punjab Kings' new bowling coach

The 45-year-old Wright was also the head coach of the Bangladesh U-19 cricket team and will help support the Punjab Kings squad under the guidance of head coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Anil Kumble.

'Don't have an idea': Ajinkya Rahane refuses to comment on 'communal selection' row surrounding Wasim Jaffer
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'Don't have an idea': Ajinkya Rahane refuses to comment on 'communal selection' row surrounding Wasim Jaffer

Jaffer, who quit as Uttarakhand coach owing to a dispute with the state association, has rejected the charge by the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand officials that he favoured Muslim players in the team.

'Did the right thing': Anil Kumble backs former Uttarakhand coach Wasim Jaffer over 'communal bias' row
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'Did the right thing': Anil Kumble backs former Uttarakhand coach Wasim Jaffer over 'communal bias' row

Jaffer resigned on Tuesday citing "interference and bias of selectors and the association's secretary for non-deserving players" as the reason.

'Absolutely wrong', Wasim Jaffer refutes claims of communal approach in team selection during stint as Uttarakhand coach
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'Absolutely wrong', Wasim Jaffer refutes claims of communal approach in team selection during stint as Uttarakhand coach

Wasim Jaffer said the charge that he favoured Muslim players, which was levelled by Cricket Association of Uttarakhand secretary Mahim Verma in a media report, had caused him immense pain.

India vs Australia: Teary-eyed Mohammed Siraj remembers late father during national anthem
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India vs Australia: Teary-eyed Mohammed Siraj remembers late father during national anthem

Mohammed Siraj, who made a startling debut in the second Test victory when he took five wickets, made the tough decision to stay with the Indian squad after his father died in November.

IPL 2020: Wasim Jaffer asks MI to take ‘couple of years off’ in cheeky tweet after franchise's title win
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IPL 2020: Wasim Jaffer asks MI to take ‘couple of years off’ in cheeky tweet after franchise's title win

Displaying the spirit of friendly competition, Kings XI Punjab batting coach Wasim Jaffer left an interesting tweet to congratulate Mumbai Indians after their fifth title triumph.

IPL 2020: Chris Gayle, Mujeeb Ur Rahman should feature in KXIP lineup soon, says batting coach Wasim Jaffer
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IPL 2020: Chris Gayle, Mujeeb Ur Rahman should feature in KXIP lineup soon, says batting coach Wasim Jaffer

KXIP have struggled so far, losing four of their five games, with death bowling proving to be their biggest concern.

'I was not that consistent at the international level', says Wasim Jaffer
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'I was not that consistent at the international level', says Wasim Jaffer

Jaffer feels BCCI should allow non-centrally contracted players to play outside India in other leagues.

Mumbai batsman Jay Bista gets No Objection Certificate from MCA ahead of likely move to Uttarakhand
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Mumbai batsman Jay Bista gets No Objection Certificate from MCA ahead of likely move to Uttarakhand

A source close to Bista said that the opener had an offer from Uttarakhand, which is now coached by domestic stalwart Wasim Jaffer and hence he applied for the NOC.

Prithvi Shaw needs to get more disciplined off the field to succeed, says Wasim Jaffer
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Prithvi Shaw needs to get more disciplined off the field to succeed, says Wasim Jaffer

After an impressive Test debut against the West Indies, Shaw was handed an eight-month ban for a doping violation.

Former India opener Wasim Jaffer backs Rohit Sharma to score double centuries in overseas conditions
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Former India opener Wasim Jaffer backs Rohit Sharma to score double centuries in overseas conditions

Jaffer opined that Rohit is vulnerable in the initial 40 minutes, but if he manages to settle on the crease, he can make double centuries anywhere in the world.

Wasim Jaffer picks Virat Kohli over Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma as India's best white-ball cricketer
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Wasim Jaffer picks Virat Kohli over Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma as India's best white-ball cricketer

Wasim Jaffer showed little hesitation in naming Virat Kohli as the best white-ball cricketer, who already has 43 ODI centuries to his name.

Wasim Jaffer wants BCCI to scrap Hazare, Duleep and Deodhar Trophy this season to free up calendar
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Wasim Jaffer wants BCCI to scrap Hazare, Duleep and Deodhar Trophy this season to free up calendar

Jaffer wants a rejigged domestic season to ensure that the players get enough breaks and are not rushed into tournaments.

Wasim Jaffer says disallowing use of saliva will make life more difficult for bowlers, calls for more balance between bat and ball
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Wasim Jaffer says disallowing use of saliva will make life more difficult for bowlers, calls for more balance between bat and ball

Former India opener Wasim Jaffer feels that the ICC guidelines banning the use of saliva to shine the ball to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic would make the life of bowlers difficult and urged the world body to ensure a balance between bat and ball.

MS Dhoni wanted to earn Rs 30 lakh and live peacefully in Ranchi, reveals former teammate Wasim Jaffer
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MS Dhoni wanted to earn Rs 30 lakh and live peacefully in Ranchi, reveals former teammate Wasim Jaffer

Dhoni, who has captained India to the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 50-over World Cup titles, is a revered figure in world cricket but Jaffer said once he had told him that all he wanted was to "make 30 lakh from playing cricket".

'It is time to move on': Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from all forms of game
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'It is time to move on': Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from all forms of game

Jaffer has played 31 Tests and scored 1,944 runs with an average of 34.11. He has five hundreds and 11 fifties in the longest format, with 212 as his highest score.

India vs New Zealand: Wasim Jaffer says bouncing back in second Test will be tough unless visitors post big total on board
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India vs New Zealand: Wasim Jaffer says bouncing back in second Test will be tough unless visitors post big total on board

Wasim Jaffer, a domestic cricket giant, says unless the Indian batsmen build on their starts and put a big total on the board, bouncing back in the Test series against New Zealand will be extremely difficult.

IPL: Wasim Jaffer appointed Kings XI Punjab' batting coach for 2020 season
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IPL: Wasim Jaffer appointed Kings XI Punjab' batting coach for 2020 season

A top source in the franchise confirmed his appointment and Jaffer's name also figured in the official support staff list posted on the team's website.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Vidarbha batsman Wasim Jaffer becomes first cricketer to make 150 appearances in tournament
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Vidarbha batsman Wasim Jaffer becomes first cricketer to make 150 appearances in tournament

Jaffer who has been an important part of the title-winning Vidarbha team in the last two years, achieved the rare distinction during their Group A opener against Andhra Pradesh.