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Ex-India keeper names opener who can replace Pujara in South Africa Tests

  • Following the culmination of the India-New Zealand Test series, former wicketkeeper opined that star Indian opener is more than capable of replacing Cheteshwar Pujara at the no.3 spot.
Mumbai, Dec 03 (ANI): India's Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill during the first day of the 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand, at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Mumbai, Dec 03 (ANI): India's Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill during the first day of the 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand, at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Dec 07, 2021 11:00 PM IST
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‘England should not have too many expectations, need to be extremely sensitive'

  • The Ashes: Former India player Saba Karim, while talking about Ben Stokes' comeback following a long break, opined that the England team management needs to deal with things with utmost care and sensitivity.
'One doesn't know what transpired': Saba Karim urges England to not have 'too many expectations' from comeback man Ben Stokes during The Ashes vs Australia(HT COLLAGE)
'One doesn't know what transpired': Saba Karim urges England to not have 'too many expectations' from comeback man Ben Stokes during The Ashes vs Australia(HT COLLAGE)
Published on Nov 26, 2021 04:10 PM IST
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‘That did not happen, which is why we are out of the tournament’

  • Former India wicketkeeper-batsman, while analyzing India's T20 World Cup 2021 campaign, listed two reasons why the Virat Kohli-led side failed to live up to the promise.
'Which is why we are out of the tournament': Ex-India player lists 2 main reasons behind team's failure at T20 World Cup(AP)
'Which is why we are out of the tournament': Ex-India player lists 2 main reasons behind team's failure at T20 World Cup(AP)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 04:02 PM IST
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'Women's IPL will happen but having stronger domestic structure more important'

“'Going forward, yes, BCCI will be looking at organising women's IPL but I also feel that it is more important to have very stronger domestic structure so that it keeps throwing up younger talent who can play at that level.”
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 05:08 PM IST
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'MI are lucky to have someone like him who can anchor the innings': Saba Karim

Former India cricketer Saba Karim heaped praise on the Mumbai Indians batsman and also mentioned that the team relies heavily on him.
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 08:03 AM IST
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Saba Karim explains why India batsman is 'still an unfinished product in T20s'

Saba Karim opined that Delhi Capitals skipper Pant has to improve his shot selection and situational awareness.
Saba Karim: File photo(Hindustan Times)
Saba Karim: File photo(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 01:04 PM IST
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'If you are a batsman-captain, your first role is to make runs'

  • Former India cricketer Saba Karim stated that “there's a need for improvement” in the IPL captain's batting. 
'If you are a batsman-captain, your first role is to make runs': Saba Karim says IPL stalwart needs 'improvement in batting'(IPL)
'If you are a batsman-captain, your first role is to make runs': Saba Karim says IPL stalwart needs 'improvement in batting'(IPL)
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 09:17 PM IST
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Karim says BCCI not letting players compete in foreign T20 leagues helped India

  • The BCCI organises one of the biggest T20 leagues in the word – the Indian Premier League – but doesn’t allow its players to take part in global T20 tournaments.
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Published on Aug 22, 2021 07:44 AM IST
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'If we make playing XI of multi-format players, no country can compete with us'

Saba Karim highlighted that the players who showed good form in white-ball cricket are now getting opportunity to play the longest format as well.
Saba Karim praises Team India's batting(HT Collage)
Saba Karim praises Team India's batting(HT Collage)
Updated on Aug 21, 2021 05:32 PM IST
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Karim picks India's squad for the T20 World Cup, leaves out star batsman

  • Only the Indian Premier League 2021 remains before the perennial tournament and selectors will be keeping a keen eye on several players.
Saba Karim picks India's squad for T20 WC. (AP/PTI)
Saba Karim picks India's squad for T20 WC. (AP/PTI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2021 07:09 AM IST
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'Bowling is little strong, but batting fragile': Karim points out SL's weakness

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Former India cricketer Saba Karim remarked that the Sri Lanka batting order looks fragile and may leave a lot to be desired.
India vs Sri Lanka: 'Their bowling is little strong, but batting is fragile': Saba Karim explains why SL may struggle against India.(Hindustan Times)
India vs Sri Lanka: 'Their bowling is little strong, but batting is fragile': Saba Karim explains why SL may struggle against India.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 18, 2021 12:02 PM IST
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‘He richly deserves this chance’: Saba Karim

Several media reports have claimed that opener Shubman Gill could miss the whole of England Tests owing to an injury and standby Abhimanyu Easwaran could make it to the main squad.
Saba Karim: File Photo(Hindustan Times)
Saba Karim: File Photo(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 01:56 PM IST
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'India's chances in the T20 World Cup will get doubled if he is fit'

Former India cricketer Saba Karim opined that India’s chances of winning the T20 World Cup will be 'doubled' if Hardik Pandya reaches the peak of fitness by then.
File image of Saba Karim.(HT Photo)
File image of Saba Karim.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2021 11:16 PM IST
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'Ravi Shastri has done a commendable job in last two years'

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Saba Karim believes Shastri has been commendable in the past two years as a coach and said that India have won almost every bilateral series and managed to reach the WTC final as well.
File image of India coach Ravi Shastri.(Getty Images)
File image of India coach Ravi Shastri.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 13, 2021 07:24 AM IST
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Conditions are tough: Karim names Indian batter who has to play 'mentor's role'

  • "The conditions are tough there for batting and if you have an opening partnership there and your top-order clicks, you create a brilliant platform to put up a big score," Karim said.
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 08:50 PM IST
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Ex-India cricketer shares views on the impact of Shubman Gill's injury

  • Former India cricketers said that there is no need for the board to send in new openers to replace the injured Shubman Gill as there are enough players in the squad.
Ex-India cricketer shares views on the impact of Shubman Gill's injury.(Getty Images)
Ex-India cricketer shares views on the impact of Shubman Gill's injury.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 02:03 PM IST
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'No need to create such insecurity': Saba Karim on India's openers dilemma

Several reports claimed that coach Ravi Shastri wanted Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal to fly to England to be Gill's replacements.
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 08:55 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Former India wicketkeeper explains how Virat Kohli can win ICC trophies

  • Former India wicketkeeper-batsman believes with right balance and proper implementation of plans, Virat Kohli and Co. can win multiple ICC trophies across formats.
Former India wicketkeeper explains how Virat Kohli (in frame) can win ICC trophies.(Getty Images)
Former India wicketkeeper explains how Virat Kohli (in frame) can win ICC trophies.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 06, 2021 03:10 PM IST
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'Surprised to see Shubman Gill hide his injury': Saba Karim

Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim questioned how Shubman Gill's injury escaped the eyes of Indian medical team.
File image of India's Shubman Gill.(AP)
File image of India's Shubman Gill.(AP)
Published on Jul 05, 2021 12:14 PM IST
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'They’ve plenty of match-winners, power-hitters who can hit sixes': Saba Karim

Saba Karim has picked his favourite team in the upcoming ICC event. The former wicketkeeper-batsman has preferred defending champions West Indies, slightly ahead Virat Kohli-led Team India.
Saba Karim: File photo(Hindustan Times)
Saba Karim: File photo(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 01, 2021 11:27 PM IST
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'In real test, the famed batting faltered': Ex-WK on India's 'big question mark'

  • "Unfortunately, when there came a real Test in extreme conditions, the famed batting line-up faltered," said former wicketkeeper Saba Karim after India's loss in the World Test Championship final.
Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane could not cross 50 in the WTC final. (Getty Images)
Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane could not cross 50 in the WTC final. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 30, 2021 09:05 PM IST
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Karim says one particular player had 'biggest role' in India reaching WTC final

  • There have been many contributing factors to India's success in the longest format of the game in recent times. However, the contribution of one player has been immense in the last two series.
Saba Karim talks about the WTC final and Pant's role in India's success. (PTI)
Saba Karim talks about the WTC final and Pant's role in India's success. (PTI)
Updated on May 21, 2021 07:30 AM IST
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Former wicketkeeper names 'premier pace bowler' of Indian team

  • Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim lavished praise on the Indian pace unit, while pointing 'a premier pace bowler' who will be important for the team's success in the World Test Championship final.
India's deadly fast-bowling trio consisting of Ishant Sharma (left), Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah (right) (HT Collage.)
India's deadly fast-bowling trio consisting of Ishant Sharma (left), Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah (right) (HT Collage.)
Updated on May 12, 2021 01:42 PM IST
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'That too against Andre Russell': Karim names ‘most brilliant spell’ of IPL 2021

  • "The sort of batsman Andre Russell is, if he had struck two or three sixes in that over, the equation of the match would have changed in KKR's favor,' added Karim.
Saba Karim and Andre Russell.(PTI/IPL)
Saba Karim and Andre Russell.(PTI/IPL)
Published on May 07, 2021 05:19 PM IST
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IPL 2021: Saba Karim joins Delhi Capitals as head of talent search

Delhi Capitals is at the second position in the points table and will take on Punjab Kings on Sunday at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
File image of Saba Karim(HT Photo)
File image of Saba Karim(HT Photo)
Published on May 02, 2021 04:33 PM IST
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Always felt that he has not been treated properly: Karim on India's match-winner

  • He has been lauded by critics and fans alike for his stupendous contribution to Indian cricket in recent series.
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 02, 2021 07:50 AM IST
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BCCI Cricket Operations chief Saba Karim asked ‘to resign’

The Board has not issued a formal statement on the matter but it is learnt that it was not satisfied with Karim’s planning for domestic cricket.
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File image of Saba Karim.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 12:16 PM IST
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Not considering any change in Ranji format, says Saba Karim

“No, we haven’t send any proposal (to change the format of the tournament). I am not aware of any such thing and have not done that,” Karim told IANS.
Saba Karim during Hindustan Times HT MSSA Best School Cricketers 2018.(Hindustan Times)
Saba Karim during Hindustan Times HT MSSA Best School Cricketers 2018.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 27, 2020 01:44 PM IST
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Ex-cricketer Saba Karim’s son arrested for negligent driving, injuring a woman

The woman, who was hit by Fidel Saba’s car while crossing road on Tuesday morning, has suffered fractures on her hips and shoulder and is undergoing treatment at Jaslok Hospital.
Former Indian cricketer Saba Karim outside Gamdevi Police station in Mumbai, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, after his son was held for rash and negligent driving.(HT Photo)
Former Indian cricketer Saba Karim outside Gamdevi Police station in Mumbai, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, after his son was held for rash and negligent driving.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 11:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByFaisal Tandel, Mumbai

BCCI appraisals: KVP Rao tears into Saba Karim, rejects promotion

Rao went on to add how his administrative capabilities were ignored and if they were taken into account, it would have come to the fore why he deserved an elevation.
A general view of the BCCI logo(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
A general view of the BCCI logo(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 03:02 PM IST
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