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Zaheer Khan says Khaleel Ahmed bowled short in New Zealand; left-arm pacer needs to learn and adapt quickly at international level
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Zaheer Khan says Khaleel Ahmed bowled short in New Zealand; left-arm pacer needs to learn and adapt quickly at international level

In the past few years, India have tried a number of left-arm fast bowlers, including Barinder Sran and Jaydev Unadkat, the latest being Mohammed Khaleel, who has been dropped after an indifferent series in New Zealand.

Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin out of ICU after financial assistance from cricketing community
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Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin out of ICU after financial assistance from cricketing community

Former India cricketer Jacob Martin, who met with a serious road accident in December, is now out of danger and has been moved to general ward after spending nearly a month in Intensive Care Unit

Sourav Ganguly comes forward to help ailing former teammate Jacob Martin, tells his family they aren't alone
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Sourav Ganguly comes forward to help ailing former teammate Jacob Martin, tells his family they aren't alone

BCCI has also stepped in to help the former player get back on his feet by sanctioning Rs 5 lakh for his recovery.

India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah's unconventional bowling action makes it difficult for batsmen to pick him, says Bharat Arun
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India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah's unconventional bowling action makes it difficult for batsmen to pick him, says Bharat Arun

Jasprit Bumrah, who has so far taken eight wickets in the third Test against Australia here, has 47 Test wickets to his kitty after making his debut in January.

India vs Australia: Zaheer Khan says Virat Kohli doesn't need to tone down his aggression
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India vs Australia: Zaheer Khan says Virat Kohli doesn't need to tone down his aggression

Allan Border, Mike Hussey, Mitchell Johnson and even India's Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed their displeasure over Virat Kohli's on-field antics in the ongoing series Down Under.

Former India pacer Zaheer Khan appointed as Mumbai Indians' Director of Cricket Operations
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Former India pacer Zaheer Khan appointed as Mumbai Indians' Director of Cricket Operations

Zaheer Khan was also part of the Mumbai Indians in the IPL seasons 2009, 2010 and 2014.

Sourav Ganguly says if VVS Laxman had not scored 281 in Eden Test, he would not have been captain again
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Sourav Ganguly says if VVS Laxman had not scored 281 in Eden Test, he would not have been captain again

Sourav Ganguly also said that not including VVS Laxman in India's squad for 2003 World Cup was probably a mistake.

VVS Laxman says he wanted Indian team to return home after infamous Sydney Test during 2007-08 tour to Australia
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VVS Laxman says he wanted Indian team to return home after infamous Sydney Test during 2007-08 tour to Australia

Batting great VVS Laxman recollected how he wanted the Indian team to return home immediately after the infamous monkey-gate scandal at Sydney in 2007-08.

India vs Australia: Umesh Yadav will be hoping to resurrect standstill international career in upcoming series
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India vs Australia: Umesh Yadav will be hoping to resurrect standstill international career in upcoming series

From Umesh Yadav’s point of view though, at age 31, he isn’t getting any younger and has perhaps already hit his peak as a pacer. Somewhere in the dressing room, he will hoping to get into the mix of the three-pronged pace attack Kohli will play in the next four Tests.

India vs West Indies: Left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed brings much-needed variety to Virat Kohli's bowling attack
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India vs West Indies: Left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed brings much-needed variety to Virat Kohli's bowling attack

It would be no exaggeration to state that young Khaleel Ahmed seems to be the most exciting left-arm fast bowling prospect since Zaheer Khan.

Former India pacers Zaheer Khan, RP Singh sign up for second season of T10 League
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Former India pacers Zaheer Khan, RP Singh sign up for second season of T10 League

Joining Zaheer and Singh are Praveen Kumar, S Badrinath, and Reetinder Singh Sodhi, the organisers of the event said in a statement.

India vs West Indies: Khaleel Ahmed says he wants to pick as many wickets as possible leading up to 2019 World Cup
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India vs West Indies: Khaleel Ahmed says he wants to pick as many wickets as possible leading up to 2019 World Cup

Khaleel Ahmed made his debut during India's victorious Asia Cup campaign in Dubai and his ability to swing the ball at a fair pace impressed none other than stand-in captain Rohit Sharma.

Chris Gayle, Rashid Khan and Lasith Malinga among other stars to participate in second edition of T10 League
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Chris Gayle, Rashid Khan and Lasith Malinga among other stars to participate in second edition of T10 League

Eight teams have formed some of the best combinations from a pool of 64 top cricketers in the players' draft for T10 League – the limited ten-over format cricket – that will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

India vs Pakistan: Experienced MS Dhoni should bat at number four, says former fast bowler Zaheer Khan
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India vs Pakistan: Experienced MS Dhoni should bat at number four, says former fast bowler Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan said, "At No. 4, I do feel someone like MS Dhoni needs to give a go ahead because keeping the World Cup in mind, it's a very crucial position to soak in pressure and play according to the situation."

India vs England: Dinesh Karthik says he is nervous and excited to play Test series in England after 10 years
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India vs England: Dinesh Karthik says he is nervous and excited to play Test series in England after 10 years

Dinesh Karthik, who made his Test comeback against Afghanistan in June, will have big responsibility of filling up for one of India's finest wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, who is set to undergo shoulder surgery.

India vs England: Hot conditions may provide opportunity for visitors to play two specialist spinners, says Zaheer Khan
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India vs England: Hot conditions may provide opportunity for visitors to play two specialist spinners, says Zaheer Khan

"Yes, if conditions are hot, it may be difficult for fast bowlers but then you always have the option to play two specialist spinners. If the conditions remain like that, they (Indian team management) might be tempted to play two spinners," Zaheer Khan said.

From BS Chandrasekhar's historic spell to Zaheer Khan's fifer, top Test spells by Indian bowlers in England
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From BS Chandrasekhar's historic spell to Zaheer Khan's fifer, top Test spells by Indian bowlers in England

Here is a list of some of the best spells bowled by the Indian bowlers in England in Tests over the years.

India vs England: Zaheer Khan says visitors have strong bench strength in pace bowling despite injury concerns
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India vs England: Zaheer Khan says visitors have strong bench strength in pace bowling despite injury concerns

Former pacer Zaheer Khan believes that India has sufficient bench strength to make up for the absence of injured pace bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, at least for part of the upcoming five-Test series against hosts England.

NatWest Series Final: 16 years since India rode on Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh's heroics to build cricketing legacy
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NatWest Series Final: 16 years since India rode on Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh's heroics to build cricketing legacy

Sixteen years ago on this day, Sourav Ganguly-led Indian side won the NatWest tri-series playing one of the most dramatic finals against hosts England at The Lord's.

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly not in favour of ECB's proposed 100-ball cricket tournament
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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly not in favour of ECB's proposed 100-ball cricket tournament

Ganguly said, "The shorter the format gets, the difference between the very good and the ordinary becomes much lesser."