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Mohammad Azharuddin (L) and Shubman Gill. (Getty Images)

'Even Azharuddin went through a similar phase': Former coach on Gill's struggle

UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 05:14 PM IST
  • India vs England: Gill's roller-coaster form reminds the ex coach of former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin.
Mohammad Azharuddin had to face ‘humiliation’ at the hands of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), after he was made to stand outside for an hour before being allowed to attend the Special General Meeting (SGM).(Twitter)
Mohammad Azharuddin had to face ‘humiliation’ at the hands of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), after he was made to stand outside for an hour before being allowed to attend the Special General Meeting (SGM).(Twitter)

Mohammad Azharuddin's interesting idea to help batsmen on 'rank turners'

UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:14 PM IST
  • Batsmen from both India and England struggled on the spinning surface of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the venue which hosted the third Test of the series.
Mohammed Azharuddeen with Dav Watmore (C) and Mohammad Azharuddin (R). (Getty Images.)
Mohammed Azharuddeen with Dav Watmore (C) and Mohammad Azharuddin (R). (Getty Images.)

This Azharuddeen is more about T20 panache

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 11:19 AM IST
  • 26-year-old Mohammed Azharuddeen's 37-ball century is only behind Rishabh Pant’s 32-ball effort for Delhi in the tournament.
Mohammed Azharuddeen is delighted scoring his century(BCCI)
Mohammed Azharuddeen is delighted scoring his century(BCCI)

Kerala’s Mohammed Azharuddeen lights up Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 37-ball ton

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 08:56 AM IST
  • Mohammed Azharuddeen, 26, slammed a 37-ball century, the joint-fastest by an Indian player in the format as Kerala gunned down Mumbai’s 197-run target.
Indian bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin, left, Jasprit Bumrah and Navdeep Saini, right, talk during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (AP)
Indian bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin, left, Jasprit Bumrah and Navdeep Saini, right, talk during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (AP)

`Every time we play with Australia, this happens`: Azhar on racism

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:45 AM IST
India vs Australia: Former captain Mohammad Azharuddin believes that hurling racial abuses on Indian players while playing in Australia has become "a regular affair" and urged the ICC to find a way to end this menace "forever".
File photo of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin(HT Photo)
File photo of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin(HT Photo)

Staying in bio-bubble won't affect performance of players, says Azharuddin

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:39 PM IST
A few players had likened the bio-bubble to five-star prisons. The players have complained of physical and mental fatigue by staying in a restricted environment.
Sachin Tendulkar at the Cricket World Cup 1996.(Patrick Eagar via Getty Images)
Sachin Tendulkar at the Cricket World Cup 1996.(Patrick Eagar via Getty Images)

‘Sachin created 100 per cent impact on game’: Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed explains why Tendulkar held ‘numero uno’ spot

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Former Pakistan pacer Aquib Javed, who had his fair share of duels with the little master said that Sachin rightfully ruled the game in his era.
A young-Sachin is applauded by England players as he walks off the field after a Test match.(Getty-Images)
A young-Sachin is applauded by England players as he walks off the field after a Test match.(Getty-Images)

‘I told Azhar that if I fail, I will never come back’: Sachin Tendulkar reveals conversation with Azharuddin that led to him opening for India

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:55 AM IST
Over the years, many former cricketers who were part of that squad have narrated the incident of what led to Tendulkar moving up the order. This time, Tendulkar himself explained what transpired after Navjot Sidhu informed the team of his stiff neck.
Former Indian cricketers Mohammad Azharuddin (left) and Saurav Ganguly(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Former Indian cricketers Mohammad Azharuddin (left) and Saurav Ganguly(Popperfoto via Getty Images)

Mohammad Azharuddin made Sourav Ganguly: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif credits Azhar for nurturing leaders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 11:16 AM IST
While paying a tribute to recently-retired legendary India wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni, former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif said Mohammad Azharuddin deserves a lot of credit for developing leadership qualities in someone like Sourav Ganguly, which later on helped Indian cricket get some outstanding leaders like Dhoni.
Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin.(AP)
Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin.(AP)

Azhar files police complaint against HCA member for alleged abuse of him

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Azharuddin, in the complaint, said that a committee member of the HCA had used “abusive” language against him and an employee of the association over an administrative matter, they said.
A dejected Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.(Getty Images)
A dejected Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.(Getty Images)

‘He would play me easily’: Shoaib Akhtar names India batsman who was difficult to play against

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 08:45 AM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin and VVS Laxman, the two Indian cricketers with the most silken wristwork wouldn’t be Akhtar’s pick either, and even though Virender Sehwag and MS Dhoni never had much trouble against Akhtar’s pace.
Calm down: Pakistan’s Inzamam Ul-Haq; wearing cap at right-centre; is restrained by officials during Sahara Cup cricket fracas.(Getty Images)
Calm down: Pakistan’s Inzamam Ul-Haq; wearing cap at right-centre; is restrained by officials during Sahara Cup cricket fracas.(Getty Images)

‘It was a shocking moment for all of us’: Vinod Kambli describes what happened during Inzamam’s altercation with fan

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 12:25 PM IST
In the second ODI, Inzamam was irked by a fan of Indian origin, who was constantly calling him names, and as Waqar Younis revealed, even made inappropriate comments directed at Mohammad Azharuddin’s wife.
Mohammad Azharuddin Captain of India Cricket Team.(HT Photo)
Mohammad Azharuddin Captain of India Cricket Team.(HT Photo)

‘I was struggling badly’: Mohammad Azharuddin reveals Zaheer Abbas helped him play more freely and how he repaid the favour

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 03:00 PM IST
He revealed in an interview that it was former Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas who gave him a valuable piece of advice that transformed his career.
File image of Ajinkya Rahane.(PTI)
File image of Ajinkya Rahane.(PTI)

‘Virat Kohli informed me he’s not fit’: When Ajinkya Rahane led India to Test win over Australia in 2017

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 08:24 AM IST
Ajinkya Rahane was named the captain of the team in the important match against Australia 2017. Recalling the moment, the batsman said that it was a special occasion for him to lead the Indian troops in the longest format.
An aerial view of deserted Kathipara flyover during an intensified lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease, in Chennai.(PTI)
An aerial view of deserted Kathipara flyover during an intensified lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease, in Chennai.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Days after intense Covid-19 lockdown, Chennai to open partially today and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Younis Khan had revealed that Mohammad Azharuddin had called him up before the last Test of the England series in 2016.(Getty Images)
Younis Khan had revealed that Mohammad Azharuddin had called him up before the last Test of the England series in 2016.(Getty Images)

Mohammad Azharuddin could be a reason behind Flower’s knife allegations against Younis Khan: Ex-Pak captain Rashid Latif

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 05:50 AM IST
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has added a whole new dimension to the matter by bringing former India skipper Mohammed Azharuddin in the equation.
File image of Rahul Dravid with Irfan Pathan.(Getty Images)
File image of Rahul Dravid with Irfan Pathan.(Getty Images)

‘Most, most underrated cricketer in the world’: Irfan Pathan explains why Rahul Dravid was a successful captain

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Rahul Dravid captained India in 79 ODIs out of which India won 42 matches, and lost 33 games, with a winning percentage of 56. He also captained India in 25 Tests in which he won 8, and lost 6, with a winning percentage of 32.00.
Harbhajan Singh celebrates a wicket(Twitter)
Harbhajan Singh celebrates a wicket(Twitter)

Azhar was having lunch; Sachin was bowling: Harbhajan Singh recalls net session in Mohali where he was spotted

Hindusan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Harbhajan Singh recalled that he was nervous when he was first asked to come up and bowl in the nets during a Test match in Mohali. His performance was noticed by Mohammad Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar.
Azharuddin rolls back the years.(HT Collage/Mohammad Azharuddin Twitter)
Azharuddin rolls back the years.(HT Collage/Mohammad Azharuddin Twitter)

‘Them wristy flicks’: Mohammad Azharuddin brings back memories as he has a knock after ages

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:39 AM IST
Ever since his retirement, Azhar has mostly been away from cricket. Barring a few unofficial matches for India Seniors, Azhar has kept his return to the cricket field limited.
Former India football captain, Chuni Goswami, with trainees of the Tata Football Academy on their trip to Norway in 1988.(Godfrey Pereira)
Former India football captain, Chuni Goswami, with trainees of the Tata Football Academy on their trip to Norway in 1988.(Godfrey Pereira)

Grace, glamour and Goswami: TFA cadets look back in wonder at the Chuni years

Hindustan Times, Mumbai/New Delhi | By Dhiman Sarkar and Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Goutam Ghosh and Godfrey Pereira, two from the first batch of the Tata Football Academy, remember their technical director.
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar batting against Pakistan.(Getty Images)
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar batting against Pakistan.(Getty Images)

Poll: Which one of these Sachin Tendulkar knocks in ODIs do you rate the highest?

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 03:19 PM IST
We have chosen five of Tendulkar’s most impactful knocks in ODIs. We are sure many of you will have a different opinion. You will be unhappy that we didn’t include the knock that you thought was more important or crucial. We apologise in advance.
Mohammed Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar after winning Bengal's Diamond Jubilee six nation tournament in Calcutta.(REUTERS)
Mohammed Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar after winning Bengal's Diamond Jubilee six nation tournament in Calcutta.(REUTERS)

‘If I fail I will never come back,’ Sachin Tendulkar reveals how he got the chance to open innings for India

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 08:14 AM IST
Tendulkar finished with 82 runs from 49 balls that included 15 boundaries and two sixes. And there was no looking back as he went on to play some classics at the top of the order for India as he finished his ODI career with 18,426 runs that included 49 hundreds and 96 fifties.
At least 86 Covid-19 patients have been cured and discharged in India till March 29, 2020.((ANI File Photo used for representational purpose only)
At least 86 Covid-19 patients have been cured and discharged in India till March 29, 2020.((ANI File Photo used for representational purpose only)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1 PM: On Mann ki Baat, PM Modi talks to cured Covid-19 patients and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
File image of Sourav Ganguly with Yuvraj Singh.(Getty Images)
File image of Sourav Ganguly with Yuvraj Singh.(Getty Images)

‘Please be professional’: Yuvraj Singh hilariously trolls Sourav Ganguly on Instagram

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 08:27 AM IST
Recalling the famous 1996 Lord’s Test, where he slammed a century on debut, Ganguly posted a photo alongside then teammate Rahul Dravid.
File image of Ravi Bishnoi(Getty Images)
File image of Ravi Bishnoi(Getty Images)

‘Cricket not about abusing, like to see BCCI take action’: Kapil Dev, Azharuddin want action against Under 19 players

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 10:43 AM IST
After Bangladesh won the final beating India by three wickets (via DLS) at the Senwes Park on Sunday, the players of the two teams were seen engaging in an exchange of words and even some pushing and shoving on the field.
India skipper Virat Kohli in action during a training session in Mumbai.(AP)
India skipper Virat Kohli in action during a training session in Mumbai.(AP)

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli set to surpass Rahul Dravid’s mark in illustrious ODI list led by Mohammad Azharuddin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 04:31 PM IST
IND vs AUS: Things aren’t going to be easy for India in the upcoming series as during the pre-match press conference, skipper Virat Kohli admitted that the present Australian team is stronger than the side which won the ODI series in India last year
Farah Khan and Sania Mirza at the wedding reception of Sania’s younger sister, Anam Mirza.
Farah Khan and Sania Mirza at the wedding reception of Sania’s younger sister, Anam Mirza.

Inside pics from Sania Mirza’s sister’s wedding reception: Farah Khan, Sangeeta Bijlani, Ram Charan attend

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 11:24 AM IST
At the wedding reception of Anam Mirza, younger sister of tennis ace Sania Mirza, a number of Bollywood and Telugu film industry stars were seen including filmmaker Farah Khan and actor Ram Charan.
Mohammad Azharuddin during the first day of the second test match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.(AP)
Mohammad Azharuddin during the first day of the second test match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.(AP)

Mohammad Azharuddin stand to be inaugurated before start of 1st Ind-WI T20I: Report

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 11:08 AM IST
An HCA official said that the stand above the V.V.S. Laxman pavilion will be named after the former skipper and will most likely be inaugurated by legendary Sunil Gavaskar.
Ambati Rayudu and Mohammad Azharuddin.(HT Collage)
Ambati Rayudu and Mohammad Azharuddin.(HT Collage)

‘Let’s not make it personal’: Ambati Rayudu responds to Azharuddin’s ‘frustrated cricketer’ remarks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 04:37 PM IST
In a fresh tweet, Rayudu said that the issue is bigger than the two players and asked Azharuddin to clean up things.
A portion of a stadium is seen illuminated with lights ahead of the first pink ball day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh at Eden Garden in Kolkata, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019(PTI)
A portion of a stadium is seen illuminated with lights ahead of the first pink ball day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh at Eden Garden in Kolkata, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019(PTI)

Din at the Eden: When big boys played under lights

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 09:38 AM IST
The first time the lights came on at a One-day International at Eden Gardens was at the Hero Cup semi-final on November 24, 1993.
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