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Shaun Pollock heaped praise on Devdutt Padikkal(File)

'Class, elegant, has got all the shots': Pollock bowled over by India youngster

PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 06:14 PM IST
  • IPL 2021: Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock was bowled over by RCB opener Devdutt Padikkal's batting. Padikkal slammed his maiden IPL hundred against Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai to help his side win by 10 wickets.
Shaun Pollock and Virat Kohli.(Getty/Reuters)
Shaun Pollock and Virat Kohli.(Getty/Reuters)

IPL 2020: ‘They have won, they could be celebrating but he is at the gym,’ Shaun Pollock recalls incident revealing Virat Kohli’s dedication

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 08:06 AM IST
IPL 2020: In a recent interaction on Cricbuzz, former South Africa Shaun Pollock said that it was former India captain MS Dhoni who brought the intensity to the Indian team as captain. Pollock added that Kohli has taken that intensity to the next level.
Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar batting for Mumbai Indians(Getty Images)
Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar batting for Mumbai Indians(Getty Images)

Sachin Tendulkar reveals what it’d be like to open with Rohit Sharma

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 09:50 PM IST
Here’s a thought. How would you react to the sight of Tendulkar and Rohit opening the batting for the Mumbai Indians?
File image of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma.(Twitter/Jasprit Bumrah)
File image of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma.(Twitter/Jasprit Bumrah)

Quick, skillful, tall: Shaun Pollock explains why India have one of the best pace attacks in the world

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Pollock, who has 421 Test wickets and 393 ODI scalps to his name, said India now have the luxury of picking and choosing fast bowlers according to the format.
FIle image of Shaun Pollock.(File)
FIle image of Shaun Pollock.(File)

Using saliva won’t pose any risk once you’re in a bubble: Shaun Pollock

Johannesburg | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 04:54 PM IST
England will make bio-secure arrangements to host the West Indies behind closed doors for a proposed three-Test series and Pollock said such environment would not require banning any activity.
Rajkot: Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bowls during a training session ahead of the second one day international cricket match against Australia at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, in Rajkot, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil) (PTI1_16_2020_000086A)(PTI)
Rajkot: Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bowls during a training session ahead of the second one day international cricket match against Australia at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, in Rajkot, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil) (PTI1_16_2020_000086A)(PTI)

We need an alternative to saliva: Jasprit Bumrah

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:31 AM IST
The new rule makes life tougher for the bowlers and Bumrah, like many former and current fast bowlers, feels there ought to be an alternative.
File photo of AB de Villiers of South Africa.(Getty Images)
File photo of AB de Villiers of South Africa.(Getty Images)

India vs South Africa: Can’t replace players like de Villiers, Amla & Steyn overnight, says Pollock

Vizag | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:28 AM IST
IND vs SA: Besides players opting for “greener pastures”, retirements by greats like AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn have also hurt the national team.
File image of former South Africa cricketer Hashim Amla.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of former South Africa cricketer Hashim Amla.(Action Images via Reuters)

‘Unreal career’: Legends laud Hashim Amla after star batsman calls time on illustrious career

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 08:38 AM IST
Amla, who scored over 18,600 runs recording 55 centuries and 88 half-centuries in the process, on Thursday, brought an end to his 15-year-old long stellar career.
South Africa's Imran Tahir celebrates taking the wicket of England's Captain Eoin Morgan for 57 runs during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between England and South Africa at The Oval in London on May 30, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP) /(AFP)
South Africa's Imran Tahir celebrates taking the wicket of England's Captain Eoin Morgan for 57 runs during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between England and South Africa at The Oval in London on May 30, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP) /(AFP)

England vs South Africa: Imran Tahir joins Pollock as South Africa’s second highest wicket taker in World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 07:52 AM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup: Tahir is now tied for the second most wickets picked by a South African in World Cup history, 7 behind the great Allan Donald who remains the most prolific Protea bowler in the showpiece event with 38 wickets to his name.
File picture of Dale Steyn(REUTERS)
File picture of Dale Steyn(REUTERS)

South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn on the cusp of beating Kapil Dev’s record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 09:03 AM IST
He became South Africa’s leading wicket-taker earlier in this series when he moved past Shaun Pollock’s tally of 421 wickets.
South Africa's Dale Steyn (L) celebrates after getting the wicket of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman during day one of the 1st cricket test match between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park cricket stadium.(AFP)
South Africa's Dale Steyn (L) celebrates after getting the wicket of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman during day one of the 1st cricket test match between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park cricket stadium.(AFP)

Dale Steyn surpasses Shaun Pollock, becomes South Africa’s leading wicket-taker in Tests

Centurion | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Zaman’s dismissal brought to an end more than three years of frustration during which the fast bowler missed no fewer than 27 Test matches because of injury.
File picture of Dale Steyn(REUTERS)
File picture of Dale Steyn(REUTERS)

There is a bigger goal than just breaking records: Dale Steyn

Dubai | By ANI
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2018 07:16 AM IST
The right-arm bowler had equalled Pollock’s record in his 88th Test, which he played against Sri Lanka in July 2018, but he remained out of action for the most part of the rest of 2018.
File image if South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn.(REUTERS)
File image if South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn.(REUTERS)

South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn has PAK in his sights as he guns for long-awaited record

Pretoria | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Steyn is level with former all-rounder Pollock on 421 Test wickets and, having played only six tests in the last three years due to injury, has been left tantalisingly close to capturing the outright top spot.
India's Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan's Asif Ali.(AP)
India's Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan's Asif Ali.(AP)

Yuzvendra Chahal reaches career high 8th in ICC rankings, Shikhar Dhawan drops four places

Dubai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 03:35 PM IST
Yuzvendra Chahal, Akila Dananjaya and Ravindra Jadeja have made big impacts, while number-one-ranked Jasprit Bumrah has achieved a career-high 841 rating points, which is the highest in ODI bowling since Shaun Pollock had 894 points in 2008.
Mumbai: Indian player Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of West Indies' batsman Kieran Powell.(PTI)
Mumbai: Indian player Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of West Indies' batsman Kieran Powell.(PTI)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli claims 7th Man of the Series award, equals Sourav Ganguly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 11:27 AM IST
Virat Kohli was in a brilliant form during the recently concluded ODI series and with 453 runs in five matches, he was unarguably the best choice to claim the Man of the Series award.
Dale Steyn has injured his groin playing for(Getty Images)
Dale Steyn has injured his groin playing for(Getty Images)

Dale Steyn faces another injury lay-off

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 03:32 PM IST
Dale Steyn has had a horrible run of injuries over the last two years, hampering his bid to become South Africa’s record test wicket-taker.
Kapil Dev also expressed delight at many kids taking up Golf seriously and trying to build a career out of it.(PTI)
Kapil Dev also expressed delight at many kids taking up Golf seriously and trying to build a career out of it.(PTI)

Kapil Dev wants Golf league on IPL lines

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2018 09:22 PM IST
Kapil Dev also expressed delight at many kids taking up Golf seriously and trying to build a career out of it.
South Africa’s Dale Steyn has taken 419 wickets in 86 Tests.(Reuters)
South Africa’s Dale Steyn has taken 419 wickets in 86 Tests.(Reuters)

South Africa’s Dale Steyn hopes to find place in starting XI for Sri Lanka Tests

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2018 01:46 PM IST
South Africa’s formidable pace attack means Dale Steyn will have to fight his way back into the Test XI. The Proteas face Sri Lanka in a two-match Test series, starting next month.
Dale Steyn suffered a heel injury during the first Test against India which ruled him out of the four-Test series against Australia.(REUTERS)
Dale Steyn suffered a heel injury during the first Test against India which ruled him out of the four-Test series against Australia.(REUTERS)

Dale Steyn joins Hampshire in bid to return to international cricket

AFP, London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 05:12 PM IST
Dale Steyn, who missed the series against Australia due to a heel injury, will play for Hampshire as he attempts to regain full fitness and come back to international cricket.
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