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Shadab Khan speaks about sudden resignation of head coach Misbah ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis(Getty Images)

‘Sudden resignation of Misbah, Waqar not ideal situation’: Shadab Khan

PTI | , Karachi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 10:55 AM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday announced that Misbah and Waqar have resigned and that former Pakistan Test players, Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq would be interim coaches for the time being.
Saqlain Mushtaq(Screengrab)
Saqlain Mushtaq(Screengrab)

Saqlain explains difference between India and Pakistan cricket teams

UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2021 07:27 AM IST
  • Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq explained the difference between India and Pakistan cricket teams after their recent series against Sri Lanka and England respectively.
Saqlain Mushtaq(Getty Images)
Saqlain Mushtaq(Getty Images)

'How did ICC experts reach this conclusion?': Saqlain wants a rule change

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Saqlain, who is presently head coach at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s High Performance Centre in Lahore, said the 15-degree elbow rule of ICC is discouraging youngsters from taking up the art of off-spin bowling.
Twenty-six men cricketers were invited to the National High-Performance Camp in Lahore(Twitter)
Twenty-six men cricketers were invited to the National High-Performance Camp in Lahore(Twitter)

26 men cricketers included for Pakistan's High-Performance Camp

ANI | , Lahore
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 10:09 PM IST
The High-Performance Camp has been devised to ensure international cricketers and top-performers of the 2020-21 domestic season who are not part of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 continue to train in a competitive environment.
Virender Sehwag remains India's first triple-centurion in Tests. (Getty Images)
Virender Sehwag remains India's first triple-centurion in Tests. (Getty Images)

'Before Viru, only Sir Viv played that brand of cricket': Saqlain hails Sehwag

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 03:12 PM IST
  • Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has lavished praise on Virender Sehwag and credited the former India batsman for changing the landscape of Indian batting with his style of play.
Saqlain Mushtaq served as England’s spin consultant.(Getty Images)
Saqlain Mushtaq served as England’s spin consultant.(Getty Images)

PCB reprimands Saqlain Mushtaq for praising MS Dhoni on his Youtube channel

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 09:45 PM IST
The board has reminded Saqlain, who is the head of international players development at the High Performance Centre, that he is a board employee and can’t post videos on YouTube.
File image of MS Dhoni.(Getty Images)
File image of MS Dhoni.(Getty Images)

‘Sorry but BCCI didn’t treat MS Dhoni the right way’: Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 10:23 AM IST
MS Dhoni retirement: Saqlain Mushtaq said millions of Dhoni’s fans would have wanted to see him in the Indian jersey for one last time before he hung his boots.
File image of Sachin Tendulkar.(Getty Imnages)
File image of Sachin Tendulkar.(Getty Imnages)

Sachin Tendulkar’s back spasm was maybe a psychological tactic against Pakistan: Saqlain Mushtaq on 1999 Chennai Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 07:10 AM IST
Remembering that iconic Test match which Pakistan won by 12 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq said the back spasm was probably Sachin’s tactic to apply psychological pressure on the Pakistan bowlers.
Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar batting together for India.(Getty Images)
Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar batting together for India.(Getty Images)

‘I don’t rate Sehwag’s 309 at Multan, Sachin’s 136 much better: Why Saqlain holds Tendulkar’s Chennai epic in high regard

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:48 PM IST
Saqlain Mushtaq rated Sachin Tendulkar’s fighting knock at the Chepauk over Virender Sehwag’s brutal triple century in Multan, saying Sachin’s 136 came in much tougher conditions

Had to hide my wife in the cupboard of my hotel room: Pakistan’s Saqlain Mushtaq narrates hilarious story from 1999 World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 08:04 PM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board had suddenly asked the players to send their family back in the middle of the tournament during 1999 World Cup. Saqlain, who refers to himself as someone who doesn’t like to change things much, had decided not to follow that particular rule.
R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.(PTI)
R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.(PTI)

No bowler better than him in home conditions: Saqlain Mushtaq’s huge praise for Indian spin wizard

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 02:39 PM IST
Pakistan spin legend Saqlain Mushtaq, who was recently appointed as  PCB’s Head of International Player Development, gave his view on off-spinners Nathan Lyon and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Saqlain Mushtaq.(Getty Images)
Saqlain Mushtaq.(Getty Images)

Babar Azam’s calmness gives him edge over Virat Kohli: Saqlain Mushtaq

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 09:18 PM IST
Babar and Kohli are two of the finest batsmen of the current generation and of late there have been plenty of parallels drawn between the two.
Virat Kohli of India plays against a match against Pakistan.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli of India plays against a match against Pakistan.(Getty Images)

Virat Kohli is XI players in one; getting him is like bowling out India: Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 10:46 AM IST
“Yes, he’s (Virat Kohli) the No 1 player in the world. But if you put your plan, imagination, feeling, and passion into the ball, you are no less,” said Saqlain Mushtaq.
Saqlain Mushtaq celebrates a World Cup hat-trick.(Getty Images)
Saqlain Mushtaq celebrates a World Cup hat-trick.(Getty Images)

On this day: Saqlain Mushtaq grabs second ODI hat-trick

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 05:13 PM IST
Saqlain picked up the wickets of tail-enders Henry Olonga, Adam Huckle, and Pommie Mbangwa to claim his second ODI hat-trick.
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq.(Corbis via Getty Images)
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq.(Corbis via Getty Images)

PCB appoint Saqlain Mushtaq, Grant Bradburn in High Performance roles

Lahore | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 03:10 PM IST
In addition to the two former Test cricketers, LUMS graduate Asser Malik, who has a wide-ranging experience with various multi-national companies, has been confirmed as High Performance Operations Manager.
Saqlain was involved with the England cricket team as a spin consultant(Getty Images)
Saqlain was involved with the England cricket team as a spin consultant(Getty Images)

Former spinner Saqlain Mushtaq set for another coaching role

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 11:47 PM IST
Saqlain is set to get an important posting at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s High-Performance Centre.
File image of Harbhajan Singh.(AP)
File image of Harbhajan Singh.(AP)

No one could pick his doosra: Harbhajan on Pakistan off-spinner

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 01:39 PM IST
Saqlain had an impeccable record in ODIs as well, averaging more than 2 wickets per match for the majority of his career. He also took a hat-trick in Pakistan’s 1999 ICC World Cup campaign, which ended in a defeat in the final to Australia.
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq and Sachin Tendulkar.(File)
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq and Sachin Tendulkar.(File)

When Saqlain Mushtaq sledged Sachin Tendulkar only to never sledge him again

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 06:16 PM IST
In one of his early battles with Tendulkar during the Sahara Cup in Canada, Saqlain thought it would be a good idea to sledge the champion batsman. As it panned out, the wily off-spinner sledged to never sledge the then Indian captain again.
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq and Sachin Tendulkar.(Getty/Reuters/HT Collage)
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq and Sachin Tendulkar.(Getty/Reuters/HT Collage)

‘Was scared to bowl him doosra’ - Saqlain Mushtaq recalls dismissing Sachin Tendulkar in 1999 Chennai Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 01:39 PM IST
“God was on my side that day. I did not think that I will get the Master blaster (Sachin) out. But when god has plans, you can’t beat that,” Saqlain Mushtaq said.
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)

Sourav Ganguly sent me food: Inzamam says cricket and religion don’t mix, rubbishes Danish Kaneria claims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 09:53 PM IST
“I am not ready to accept that we have such small hearts that we did a thing like this, that we didn’t accept someone. I think Pakistanis have big hearts and we can accept everyone in our hearts,” Inzamam said.
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar(AP Photo)
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar(AP Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: A giant missed opportunity, says Pramila Jayapal on cancelled meeting with S Jaishankar and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 08:59 PM IST
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Sourav Ganguly and Saqlain Mushtaq(AP and Getty Images)
Sourav Ganguly and Saqlain Mushtaq(AP and Getty Images)

‘He sat with me for 40 minutes and...’: Saqlain Mushtaq reveals interesting anecdote when Sourav Ganguly ‘won his heart’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 09:52 PM IST
Saqlain Mushtaq also hailed Sourav Ganguly’s leadership qualities and stated he will take the sport forward in India.
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq(Getty Images)
File image of Saqlain Mushtaq(Getty Images)

Saqlain Mushtaq applies for U-19 team head coach’s job, to appear for interview on Monday

Karachi | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 05:09 PM IST
The off-spinner, who is an ECB Level-3 coach, has already worked with the New Zealand, Australian, West Indies and Bangladesh national senior teams as their spin consultant or coach.
England's Moeen Ali, left, and Adil Rashid, center, listen to spin bowling consultant Saqlain Mushtaq.(AP)
England's Moeen Ali, left, and Adil Rashid, center, listen to spin bowling consultant Saqlain Mushtaq.(AP)

Saqlain Mushtaq gets extension as England spin consultant

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 05:35 PM IST
Saqlain Mushtaq, who bagged a total of 496 Test and one-day wickets for his country, has never been engaged by the Pakistan Cricket Board to work on the support staff of the Pakistan team.
A file picture of Arjun Tendulkar.(HT Photo)
A file picture of Arjun Tendulkar.(HT Photo)

ICC World Cup 2019: Arjun Tendulkar helps England ahead of Australia clash

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Arjun Tendulkar ran in fast and bowled at the England batsmen on the eve of their big-ticket clash against arch-rivals Australia.
Mitchell Starc dismantles the stumps of Sheldon Cottrell.(Screen Grab)
Mitchell Starc dismantles the stumps of Sheldon Cottrell.(Screen Grab)

WATCH: Gayle, Russell, Brathwaite, Holder, Cottrell all gone - Starc shatters World Record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Mitchell Starc ended with outstanding figures of 5/46 and played a pivotal role in Australia’s 15-run win over Windies in their second group stage match.
Anil Kumble celebrates with his teammates after picking up 10 wickets against Pakistan.(HT Photo)
Anil Kumble celebrates with his teammates after picking up 10 wickets against Pakistan.(HT Photo)

7th February 1999: When Anil Kumble scored a perfect 10 against Pakistan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Anil Kumble’s astonishing figures read 74/10 and he joined former England cricketer Jim Laker as the only bowlers to have taken ten wickets in an innings of a Test.
Cricket - England v India - Third Test - Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain - August 20, 2018 India's Virat Kohli(REUTERS)
Cricket - England v India - Third Test - Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain - August 20, 2018 India's Virat Kohli(REUTERS)

Virat Kohli comes close to Sachin Tendulkar, says Saqlain Mushtaq

Southampton | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 03:48 PM IST
England’s spin consultant Saqlain said that India’s turnaround in the five-match series would largely boil down to how Kohli leads the batting line-up.
A look at the pitch and weather conditions at Trent Bridge ahead of the third Test between India and England.(Twitter)
A look at the pitch and weather conditions at Trent Bridge ahead of the third Test between India and England.(Twitter)

India vs England: Weather adds to Virat Kohli’s headaches ahead of Third Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 02:52 PM IST
In the second Test at Lord’s, the weather played a major role with India having to bat in overcast conditions in both innings while the English team got the best of conditions and piled the agony on the Indian bowlers.
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