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‘Rishabh Pant definitely overweight’: Ex-Pakistan captain's controversial take

Published on Dec 16, 2022 12:11 PM IST

Butt made these comments on his YouTube channel while analysing the India vs Bangladesh first Test match in Chattogram. Butt said Pant will be far more successful in executing the innovative shots that he tries to manufacture if he loses weight and gets fitter.

India's Rishabh Pant plays a shot during the first day of 1st Test match between Bangladesh and India, at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, in Chattogram on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)(BCCI Twitter)
India's Rishabh Pant plays a shot during the first day of 1st Test match between Bangladesh and India, at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, in Chattogram on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)(BCCI Twitter)

Iceland Cricket's Ashwin stat with Warne, Hadlee comparison goes viral

Following the crucial knock, Iceland Cricket shared a hard-hitting stat on Ashwin, comparing him with cricket legends like Richard Hadlee and Shane Warne, with immediately went viral all over social media.

Richard Hadlee; R Ashwin; Shane Warne
Richard Hadlee; R Ashwin; Shane Warne
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Kuldeep creates history, smashes Ashwin, Kumble's massive record in Bangladesh

Playing in his first Test match in 22 months - he last featured in a Test for India back in February 2021 - Kuldeep claimed his third five-wicket haul in red-ball cricket. He had earlier taken five wickets in an innings in Australia and against West Indies in India. This was also Kuldeep's career-best figures.

Kuldeep Yadav walks back with ball in hand after registering the best figures by an Indian in Bangladesh(Twitter/@debasissen)
Kuldeep Yadav walks back with ball in hand after registering the best figures by an Indian in Bangladesh(Twitter/@debasissen)
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 11:32 AM IST

Ex-India opener drops epic remark on cricketer who should have played T20 WC

Wasim Jaffer feels that Team India missed a trick by not picking the star bowler in the Indian squad for the ICC T20 World Cup.

Wasim Jaffer feels that Team India missed a trick by not picking the star bowler in the Indian squad for the ICC T20 World Cup. (Getty Images - AP)
Wasim Jaffer feels that Team India missed a trick by not picking the star bowler in the Indian squad for the ICC T20 World Cup. (Getty Images - AP)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 09:14 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Rahul Dravid reveals India's battle plan to qualify for 2023 WTC Final

India need to ensure that they win most of their remaining Test matches in the current WTC cycle while ensuring that they don't lose any of them as well.

India's coach Rahul Dravid during a practice session ahead of their first test cricket match against Bangladesh in Chattogram, Bangladesh, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Surjeet Yadav)(AP)
India's coach Rahul Dravid during a practice session ahead of their first test cricket match against Bangladesh in Chattogram, Bangladesh, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Surjeet Yadav)(AP)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 08:43 AM IST

India vs Bangladesh Highlights 1st Test: IND in driver's seat at end of Day 3

India vs Bangladesh Highlights 1st Test Day 3: Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill's century helped India set a target of 513 in Chattogram. Bangladesh to resume Day 4 on 42/0, with 471 runs needed to win the Test. 

India vs Bangladesh Live Score 1st Test Day 3(AP)
India vs Bangladesh Live Score 1st Test Day 3(AP)
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Before debut vs India, I was told '…ye mera pehla aur aakhri match hai'

The Pakistan legend made a rather explosive revelation as he recalled his international debut for the side in 2008.

Pakistan players(File)
Pakistan players(File)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 07:46 AM IST

‘Told Arjun, he must forget he’s Sachin Tendulkar's son. Gave feeedback to Yuvi'

Yograj Singh, who is legendary cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father, had trained Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun, prior to his Ranji Trophy debut.

Yograj Singh had trained Sachin Tendulkar's son prior to his Ranji debut(Yograj Singh Instagram )
Yograj Singh had trained Sachin Tendulkar's son prior to his Ranji debut(Yograj Singh Instagram )
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 09:24 AM IST
By, New Delhi

'You ask any player around the world, they would say PSL is the toughest'

Pakistan's wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan made a massive claim on PSL as he compared it with the Indian Premier League on Thursday.

Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 07:10 AM IST

U-25 Shalini Bhalekar Trophy: Raut, Jain star in Vengsarkar XI’s win

In another match, Jahangir Pithawala XI pocketed three points for taking the first innings lead against Lalchand Rajput XI, who got one point for a draw,

Representative image(Getty Images)
Representative image(Getty Images)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 10:42 PM IST

Kuldeep displays all-round might on day it mattered

Hits career-best 40 to take India past 400 with Ashwin before scalping four as Bangladesh slide to 133/8.

Kuldeep Yadav(ANI)
Kuldeep Yadav(ANI)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 10:01 PM IST
By, Kolkata

'There is no weakness in his bowling': Agarkar reserves high praise for IND star

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav shared 7 wickets with pacer Mohammed Siraj on the second day of the first Test match between India and hosts Bangladesh in Chittagong on Thursday.

India's Mohammed Siraj, second left, celebrates the wicket of Bangladesh's Litton Das (AP)
India's Mohammed Siraj, second left, celebrates the wicket of Bangladesh's Litton Das (AP)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 10:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

PCB chief selector said, 'If I face him in nets, he won't be able to dismiss me'

The former Pakistan cricketer made an explosive revelation about a remark made on him by Pakistan's chief selector in 2008 when the former was first called-up for the national team.

Saeed Ajmal(File)
Saeed Ajmal(File)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 08:15 PM IST

‘He has an incredible template’: Dravid's epic remark on IND star amid 1st Test

Indian head coach Rahul Dravid spoke at length about the batting icon, whose record speaks for itself.

Indian head coach Rahul Dravid interacts with the media (PTI)
Indian head coach Rahul Dravid interacts with the media (PTI)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 08:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Zimbabwe fielding coach Shepherd Makunura dies after long illness

At the time of his death, Makunura was also the head coach of Masvingo-based Southern Rocks, where he worked with some of Zimbabwe's leading cricketers like Sikandar Raza, Blessing Muzarabani, and Roy Kaia among others.

Shepherd Makunura(Twitter)
Shepherd Makunura(Twitter)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 07:26 PM IST

Karthik identifies IND star as a 'good weapon' in overseas Tests

Dinesh Karthik has said that the player will be a good option for India in the upcoming series against Australia at home as well.

Karthik said that the player is also going to be a potent weapon for India in their upcoming series against Australia. (Lal Singh)
Karthik said that the player is also going to be a potent weapon for India in their upcoming series against Australia. (Lal Singh)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 07:07 PM IST

Siraj reveals what he told Litton Das that led to batter's fury in 1st Test

Mohammed Siraj and Litton Das engaged in a war of words during the first Test of the series between India and Bangladesh in Chattogram.

Mohammed Siraj and Litton Das(Twitter)
Mohammed Siraj and Litton Das(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 07:41 AM IST

Ishan Kishan follows up on his ODI double ton with big hundred in Ranji Trophy

Jharkhand were 114/4 and reeling under pressure when Kishan came in to bat. He stitched a crucial 202-run partnership with Saurabh Tiwary(97 off 229 balls) to bail his side out of trouble.

Ishan Kishan(getty images)
Ishan Kishan(getty images)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 06:36 PM IST

Ex-Pakistan captain makes big ‘Mark Waugh’ statement on Shubman Gill

The former Pakistan skipper made a big statement on Shubman Gill after the Indian youngster was dismissed early in the first innings of the Test against Bangladesh.

Shubman Gill(AP)
Shubman Gill(AP)
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 02:58 AM IST

'Thank God Anderson is not from Pakistan': Ex-PAK star takes epic dig at PCB

England pacer James Anderson, who completed 20 years in international cricket on Thursday, has played 177 Test matches for the Three Lions.

England's James Anderson, center, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq(AP)
England's James Anderson, center, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq(AP)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 04:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Do you believe you can get a 100?': Tendulkar reveals honest chat with Arjun

India great Sachin Tendulkar reacted to his son Arjun's century on First-Class debut for Goa against Rajasthan on Wednesday.

Arjun Tendulkar; Sachin Tendulkar(Instagram/File)
Arjun Tendulkar; Sachin Tendulkar(Instagram/File)
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 04:49 AM IST

Watch: Siraj's perfect revenge after sledging event with Litton, Kohli joins in

India pacer Siraj and Bangladesh batter Litton Das were involved in a sledging episode which resulted in the latter's wicket off the very next ball. And when there is some chatter involving an Indian player, it is impossible to keep Virat Kohli away from it. He too joined the action.

Litton Das was dismissed by Mohammed Siraj
Litton Das was dismissed by Mohammed Siraj
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 06:03 AM IST

Watch: Umesh smokes 2 100m sixes, then sends stumps flying with 140kph scorcher

Umesh Yadav scored 15 off 10 balls with the help of 2 sixes and then sent Yasir Ali's leg stump cartwheeling during Day 2 of the India vs Bangladesh 1st Test.

Umesh Yadav was on fire with both bat and ball(Getty)
Umesh Yadav was on fire with both bat and ball(Getty)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 02:33 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch: Bangladesh keeper blasted for cheeky gesture before stumping Ashwin

While keepers teasing the batter by waiting to dislodge the bails is nothing new, Nural Hasan perhaps took a wee bit longer. In fact, Ashwin almost reached home. But thankfully, Hasan whipped the bails off just in time to send the India all-rounder back for a well-made 58.

Nurul Hasan waited a long time before the taking the bails off to stump Ashwin
Nurul Hasan waited a long time before the taking the bails off to stump Ashwin
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 06:10 PM IST

Shubman Gill told me 'agar tune 100 maar diya...': Shreyas Iyer's big revelation

Shreyas Iyer looked set for his 2nd Test century but missed it by 14 runs, getting castled by Ebadot Hossain for 86 early on Day 2 during the 1st India vs Bangladesh Test.

India's Shreyas Iyer is bowled for 86(AP)
India's Shreyas Iyer is bowled for 86(AP)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 01:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch: India get ‘5 penalty runs’ after Bangladesh's error results in rare event

In the 112th over of the innings which was bowled by Taijul Islam, R Ashwin got an edge off the second delivery and the ball went past first slip to the third man region. In the throw that followed, the ball hit the helmet placed behind the wicketkeeper and India were awarded five penalty runs.

As India's innings got underway on Day 2, what caught the attention of fans was the Men in Blue getting awarded with five penalty runs for Bangladesh's mistake in the field.(twitter)
As India's innings got underway on Day 2, what caught the attention of fans was the Men in Blue getting awarded with five penalty runs for Bangladesh's mistake in the field.(twitter)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 12:54 PM IST

'Dismissing Virat Kohli not my career highlight': Taijul Islam's bold remark

Getting the wicket of Virat Kohli is in the checklist of all bowlers, but apparently, it's not that huge a deal for Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam.

Taijul Islam was ecstatic at getting Virat Kohli's wicket(ANI)
Taijul Islam was ecstatic at getting Virat Kohli's wicket(ANI)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 11:26 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Donald issues public apology to Dravid for ‘ugly' behaviour, India coach reacts

Bangladesh bowling coach Allan Donaldo apologised to India head coach Rahul Dravid for his ‘ugly’ behaviour during an India vs South Africa ODI in Durban in 1997.

Allan Donald has aplogised to Rahul Dravid
Allan Donald has aplogised to Rahul Dravid
Updated on Dec 17, 2022 02:02 PM IST

I told her 'tomorrow is my debut'. When I woke up next day, she had passed away

Pakistan's star youngster Naseem Shah opened up on the tragic death of his mother, merely a day before the pacer was set to make his international debut.

Pakistan's Naseem Shah reacts after missing to take the catch of India's Virat Kohli during the T20 cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Pakistan, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)(AP)
Pakistan's Naseem Shah reacts after missing to take the catch of India's Virat Kohli during the T20 cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Pakistan, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)(AP)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 08:45 AM IST

‘Virat Kohli ke baad unhi ka number hai boss but he was dropped from the squad’

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif said Cheteshwar Pujara is second only to Virat Kohli in the current Indian Test side and he has forced the selectors to 'surrender'.

Virat Kohli batting with Cheteshwar Pujara (R)(AP)
Virat Kohli batting with Cheteshwar Pujara (R)(AP)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 09:29 AM IST
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