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‘Tough opposition, great captain’: Shoaib Akhtar’s huge praise for Sourav Ganguly

Pakistan pace bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar praised former India captain Sourav Ganguly in his recent Instagram post.
Shoaib Akhtar with Sourav Ganguly. File image.(Shoaib Akhtar/Instagram)
Shoaib Akhtar with Sourav Ganguly. File image.(Shoaib Akhtar/Instagram)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 09:04 AM IST
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England vs Pakistan: Shan Masood emulates Saeed Anwar’s feat to end 24-year long wait

Eng vs Pak: The great Saeed Anwar, who charmed cricket fans and pundits world over with his elegant strokeplay in the 1990s was the last Pakistani opener to reach the three-figure mark in England. 
Saeed Anwar (left) and Shan Masood (right) scored centuries against England in England as openers, 24 years apart from each other.(Twitter/PCB)
Saeed Anwar (left) and Shan Masood (right) scored centuries against England in England as openers, 24 years apart from each other.(Twitter/PCB)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 07:56 AM IST
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‘Would cry in the showers’: Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq opens up on nepotism accusations

When Imam was first picked for the Pakistan national team for an ODI tour in Sri Lanka, the batsman faced multiple accusations of nepotism from various corners of social media.
File image of Imam-ul-Haq.(AP)
File image of Imam-ul-Haq.(AP)
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 12:29 PM IST
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The 90s T20 XI with players who never played T20 cricket

We present to you 11 players from the 1990s – a decade widely considered the best era of cricket – who have never played T20 cricket in their career – in any form – but with what they brought to the table, could have made for a rather emphatic T20I team.
(L to R): Javagal Srinath, Michael Bevan, Curtly Ambrose, Saeed Anwar and Ajay Jadeja are some of the entires.(HT Collage)
(L to R): Javagal Srinath, Michael Bevan, Curtly Ambrose, Saeed Anwar and Ajay Jadeja are some of the entires.(HT Collage)
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 06:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAditya Bhattacharya

On this day: Saeed Anwar’s record 194 overshadowed Rahul Dravid’s maiden ODI ton

Saeed Anwar gave a pasting to the Indian bowlers scoring 194 off 146, a record that stood for 13 years.
Saeed Anwar loved batting against India(PCB Twitter)
Saeed Anwar loved batting against India(PCB Twitter)
Updated on May 21, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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On this day: Wasim Akram claims second ODI hat-trick of his career

Wasim Akram wreaked havoc on the Aussie batsmen as he went on claim his second ODI hat-trick during the final of the Austral-Asia Cup.
A file photo of Wasim Akram.(Twitter)
A file photo of Wasim Akram.(Twitter)
Updated on May 04, 2020 05:17 PM IST
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‘He was supposed to drop the catch,’ Anil Kumble reveals startling details of historic 10-wicket haul against Pakistan

Former India leg-spinner Anil Kumble revealed that the Indian team had planned to let go of catches from other bowlers when he had picked up 9 Pakistani wickets back in 1999 in New Delhi
Anil Kumble being chanted by team mates after a Ten Wicket bowling spell against Pakistan in the Capital -(HT Photo by HC Tiwari.)
Anil Kumble being chanted by team mates after a Ten Wicket bowling spell against Pakistan in the Capital -(HT Photo by HC Tiwari.)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 06:16 AM IST
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Shahid Afridi hosts dinner for Michael Holding in Karachi

Holding is also expected to attend the third ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at National Stadium in Karachi on October 2.
Afirid with Michael Holding(Shahid Afridi/ Twitter)
Afirid with Michael Holding(Shahid Afridi/ Twitter)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 03:55 PM IST
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BCCI posts iconic video to celebrate Venkatesh Prasad birthday - Watch

The aforementioned video is part of the 1996 World Cup when India took on Pakistan in Bangalore.
File image of Venkatesh Prasad(Getty Images)
File image of Venkatesh Prasad(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 02:55 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Azam ends search for special one

Babar Azam makes you sit up and take note not with his technique. What takes your breath away though is that single-minded determination to take Pakistan across the line
Pakistan's Babar Azam celebrates after a World Cup match(Action Images via Reuters)
Pakistan's Babar Azam celebrates after a World Cup match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 26, 2020 09:28 PM IST
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Birmingham | BySomshuvra Laha

ICC World Cup 2019: Cricket in the time of conflict

ICC World Cup 2019: For perhaps the first time in the lead-up to a World Cup game against Pakistan, the unnecessary pressures have been self-inflicted.
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Pakistan cricket fan "Chacha Cricket", AKA Chacha Sufi Jalil (L) and Indian cricket fan Sudhir Gautam wave flags.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 11:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Manchester | ByAditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli becomes first Indian batsman to complete hat-trick of centuries in ODIs

Virat Kohli achieved the feat as he strolled to his 39th century during the third ODI encounter between India and West Indies in Pune on Saturday.
Virat Kohli raises his bat after scoring his century against West Indies.(PTI)
Virat Kohli raises his bat after scoring his century against West Indies.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 08:55 AM IST
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September 18, 1997: When Sourav Ganguly slayed Pakistan, with the ball

Sourav Ganguly nabbed five wickets as the fourth seamer and Pakistan collapsed from 87/2 at one stage to 148 all out, losing the match by 34 runs.
India's Sourav Ganguly reacts to bowling out Abdul Razzak of Pakistan at the Sahara Cup Cricket tournament in Toronto.(AFP/Getty Images)
India's Sourav Ganguly reacts to bowling out Abdul Razzak of Pakistan at the Sahara Cup Cricket tournament in Toronto.(AFP/Getty Images)
Published on Sep 18, 2018 12:11 PM IST
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September 16, 1996: India start Toronto sojourn with comprehensive win over Pakistan

For such a high profile match, only 750 spectators turned up at the Toronto Cricket Club.
File image of former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.(Popperfoto/Getty Images)
File image of former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.(Popperfoto/Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 01:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Fakhar Zaman slams double ton as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe to take 4-0 ODI series lead

Fakhar Zaman smashed 210 not out from 156 deliveries to take Pakistan to their highest total in ODIs, before bowlers skittled Zimbabwe out for 155.
Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan batsman to score a double century in ODIs.(AFP)
Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan batsman to score a double century in ODIs.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 08:40 PM IST
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Fakhar Zaman becomes first Pakistan batsman to score double century in ODIs

Fakhar Zaman surpassed Saeed Anwar’s previous record for Pakistan of 194 and also became the first player from the country to score a double hundred in ODI cricket.
Fakhar Zaman surpassed Saeed Anwar’s previous record for Pakistan of 194 and also became the first player from the country to score a double hundred in ODI cricket.(AFP)
Fakhar Zaman surpassed Saeed Anwar’s previous record for Pakistan of 194 and also became the first player from the country to score a double hundred in ODI cricket.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 05:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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