IF YOU HAVE grown up watching a left-arm bowler by the name of Zaheer Khan, you certainly know that he was special. India is not a country known to produce good, fast bowlers. But in Zaheer, there was a complete bowler who could win you matches and he proved it more often than not.
ONE OF INDIA'S best left-arm fast bowlers of his time, Zaheer Khan is set to retire from international cricket, calling time on an illustrious career that spanned 15 long years.
AMID THE FOURS and sixes and the crowd cheering AB de Villiers at Green Park on Sunday, an anxious Amit Mishra patiently waited for his turn. The leg spinner was playing an ODI after a year, and he didn't disappoint himself or his team on what seemed like a confident comeback.
THE BCCI SAID ON FRIDAY it will address the concerns raised by Pepsi, the title sponsor of its flagship tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL).
ALBIE MORKEL, who was awarded man-of-the-match for his excellent bowling figures which helped South Africa beat India by six wickets on Monday, said that a few months back he thought he would never get the opportunity to play for his country again.
THE SOUTH AFRICAN BOWLERS may have been thrashed by the India A batsmen in a Twenty20 warm-up match in New Delhi on Tuesday, but J.P. Duminy is confident that they will be equal to the challenge when the series kicks off next month.
AMIT MISHRA at 32, seems to have rediscovered his bowling mojo, coinciding with the resurrection of his international career that at one time seemed to have gone off the rails.
THE SECOND EDITION of the Daredevils Corporate Cup, which commenced in Delhi on September 20, has attracted 24 teams who will battle over the next five weekends for the title. The inaugural match was played between Deloitte and Ernst & Young from Group A, followed by a match between Muthoot Group and Daikin from Group B on Palam Airforce sports ground.
FAST BOWLER Mohammad Shami is eyeing the home series against South Africa to make a comeback into the Indian team post his knee surgery.
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