Mohammad Azharuddin

Don't know what's Yo-Yo test but Yuvraj Singh should be back, says Mohammad Azharuddin

Don't know what's Yo-Yo test but Yuvraj Singh should be back, says Mohammad Azharuddin

Yuvraj Singh may be out of contention for the national team and not a regular in his state side's ongoing Ranji Trophy campaign, but there has never been a dearth of support for India's star allrounder, and he has found more of that from former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin. 

Nov 10, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
IND vs AUS 2017: MS Dhoni leapfrogs Mohammad Azharuddin to become fifth highest run-getter across all formats for India

IND vs AUS 2017: MS Dhoni leapfrogs Mohammad Azharuddin to become fifth highest run-getter across all formats for India

Earlier, during India's Tour of Sri Lanka, Dhoni had overhauled Azharuddin's 9378 runs in terms of ODI cricket. His 87-ball knock of 67 runs in the third ODI match against the Islanders at Pallekele made him the fourth highest run-scorer among Indian batsman in the 50-over format.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin questions R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja's omission from India's squad for Australia series

Mohammad Azharuddin questions R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja's omission from India's squad for Australia series

Azharuddin questioned the 'resting' tactics of the Indian board, considering the importance of the series against Australia.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
SL vs IND: MS Dhoni goes past Mohammad Azharuddin to become fourth-highest run-getter in ODIs for India

SL vs IND: MS Dhoni goes past Mohammad Azharuddin to become fourth-highest run-getter in ODIs for India

Dhoni laced together four boundaries and one over-the-rope shot to notch up his 65th ODI fifty, equalling the record set by Kumar Sangakkara. Both are the only wicketkeepers to smash 18 ODI fifties against an opposition. Interestingly, either did against either country.

Aug 27, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leads Team India to first ever overseas clean sweep in series of three or more matches

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leads Team India to first ever overseas clean sweep in series of three or more matches

India is now the team to win the most number of Test matches in Sri Lanka. They have nine such victories to their name. Adding to it, this was Team India's fifth consecutive Test victory over the Sri Lankan side, and all came under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.

Aug 14, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Ravi Shastri has statistics to back his claims on Team India's performance, says Kapil Dev

Ravi Shastri has statistics to back his claims on Team India's performance, says Kapil Dev

However, while Sourav Ganguly reckons that Team India's true test is yet to come, especially when the squad travels to South Africa and then to England; Mohammad Azharuddin felt that Shastri's words are more of 'disrespectful'.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin lashes out at Ravi Shastri for praising Virat Kohli-led Team India

Mohammad Azharuddin lashes out at Ravi Shastri for praising Virat Kohli-led Team India

There has largely been a speculation among cricket analysts saying that the true test for Team India would be when they would take on the South African and the English track. But Azharuddin was tight-lipped on this matter. "We will have to wait and watch. Sri Lanka has been a poor side," he said.

Aug 11, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Mohammad Azharuddin

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Mohammad Azharuddin

He now stands at position five on the list of 'Fewest innings to ten Test hundreds as captain'. Don Bradman leads the chart with 26 innings, followed by Mahela Jayawardene (36). Aussie captain Steve Smith stands at third position with only 37 innings. Kohli missed the mark by just one, to fourth-placed Steve Waugh.

Jul 29, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan need to be wary of 'dangerous' MS Dhoni, says Aamer Sohail

2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan need to be wary of 'dangerous' MS Dhoni, says Aamer Sohail

Ahead of India's much-awaited game against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy, fans and cricketers across the world have been giving their opinions regarding the high-voltage encounter.

Jun 02, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma will struggle at opening spot, says Mohammad Azharuddin

ICC Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma will struggle at opening spot, says Mohammad Azharuddin

As far as India's chances of defending the title are concerned, the ex-captain said that he will be disappointed if the Men in Blue return empty handed.

May 19, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin is the best skipper to have led the Indian cricket team, says Arjuna Ranatunga

Mohammad Azharuddin is the best skipper to have led the Indian cricket team, says Arjuna Ranatunga

The veteran left-hander, who is a World Cup winning skipper for Sri Lanka, picked Mohammad Azaharuddin as India's best skipper till date.

May 02, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Indian Premier League 10: Mohammad Azharuddin calls MS Dhoni's sacking as RPS captain a 'third-rate decision'

Indian Premier League 10: Mohammad Azharuddin calls MS Dhoni's sacking as RPS captain a 'third-rate decision'

Steve Smith, the Australian captain was soon announced his replacement for the 10th season of Indian Premier League.

Feb 20, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin turns 53: When former Indian skipper hit Lance Klusener for five consecutive boundaries in Tests

Mohammad Azharuddin turns 53: When former Indian skipper hit Lance Klusener for five consecutive boundaries in Tests

A wizard with the bat, Azhar was acclaimed for his wristy strokes and leg-side play, something that put him alongside Greg Chappell and Zaheer Abbas.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar recalls his magical final over against South Africa in 1993 Hero Cup; gives credit to lucky mongoose — VIDEOS INSIDE

Sachin Tendulkar recalls his magical final over against South Africa in 1993 Hero Cup; gives credit to lucky mongoose — VIDEOS INSIDE

Tendulkar had failed with the bat but skipper Mohammad Azharuddin gave him the task to bowl the last over.

Jan 28, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin moves to High Court after HCA president nomination gets rejected

Mohammad Azharuddin moves to High Court after HCA president nomination gets rejected

The rejection had come in the wake of Azhar`s failure to give any proof over removal of his BCCI ban and if he was a valid voter or not.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin's nomination for HCA President rejected

Mohammad Azharuddin's nomination for HCA President rejected

Azharuddin was banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the match-fixing scandal that was unearthed in 2000.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin files nomination for Hyderabad Cricket Association top job

Mohammad Azharuddin files nomination for Hyderabad Cricket Association top job

Azhar applied for president's post after incumbent Arshad Ayub quit office following the Supreme Court verdict on Lodha committee reforms.

Jan 10, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Lokesh Rahul becomes second Indian batsman to be dismissed on 199 after Mohammad Azharuddin

Lokesh Rahul becomes second Indian batsman to be dismissed on 199 after Mohammad Azharuddin

Virat Kohli, R Ashwin and other players in the dressing room couldn't believe Rahul's dismissal, as the batsman himself was on his haunches at the crease for some time before walking back to the pavilion.

Dec 19, 2016, 12:16 PM IST
150 Stumpings, 9000 Runs, Most Sixes for a Captain: MS Dhoni on record breaking spree against New Zealand in Mohali

150 Stumpings, 9000 Runs, Most Sixes for a Captain: MS Dhoni on record breaking spree against New Zealand in Mohali

In terms with innings, he is the third fastest Indian and sixth overall to reach the 9000 ODI runs.

Oct 23, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
India vs New Zealand, Kanpur Test: BCCI invites Mohammad Azharuddin for India's 500th Test

India vs New Zealand, Kanpur Test: BCCI invites Mohammad Azharuddin for India's 500th Test

The upcoming match against New Zealand at Kanpur will mark India's 500th game in the traditional format.

Sep 16, 2016, 21:08 PM IST