Saba Karim

Domestic performance more important than IPL for ODI selection, say former BCCI selectors

Domestic performance more important than IPL for ODI selection, say former BCCI selectors

Nitish Rana, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant have been some of the top performers this IPL season.

Apr 29, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
IND vs ENG, 3rd T20I: Batting sensation Rishab Pant makes debut, becomes youngest Indian T20I player — PHOTO

IND vs ENG, 3rd T20I: Batting sensation Rishab Pant makes debut, becomes youngest Indian T20I player — PHOTO

He shot to fame after hitting 308 off 326 balls against Maharashtra in a Ranji Trophy match last October.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
India vs England: Saba Karim trolled Inzamam-ul-Haq on Day 2 of Mohali Test – Read how!

India vs England: Saba Karim trolled Inzamam-ul-Haq on Day 2 of Mohali Test – Read how!

During discussion after Day 2 of the ongoing India-England Test, former Indian cricketer Saba Karim recalled one of the rare run-out incidents of his career.

Nov 28, 2016, 10:08 AM IST
Saba Karim reveals how previous selection committee took tough calls for the sake of Indian cricket

Saba Karim reveals how previous selection committee took tough calls for the sake of Indian cricket

He along with other selectors focussed on bringing in fit and skillful youngsters to replace experienced seniors to make the transition phase of Indian cricket smooth.

Nov 18, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
Revealed: Why MS Dhoni's place in ODI, T20I teams is safe even if Virat Kohli takes over captaincy

Revealed: Why MS Dhoni's place in ODI, T20I teams is safe even if Virat Kohli takes over captaincy

Some feel the right-hander has lost his ability to explode in the final overs of the match.

Sep 25, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
Suggested BCCI to have pink ball games in Ranji Trophy: Selectors

Suggested BCCI to have pink ball games in Ranji Trophy: Selectors

Sitting alongside chief coach Anil Kumble, selectors Vikram Rathour and Saba Karim confirmed the development.

Sep 10, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
BCCI to appoint new national selectors on the basis of interview: Report

BCCI to appoint new national selectors on the basis of interview: Report

The present norm of appointing a selection committee is through recommendations from zones, with the BCCI top brass finalising the panel.

Sep 08, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Waqar, Murali to oversee CAB`s bowlers hunt

Aiming to churn out future players for the national team, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Saturday unveiled Vision 2020 - an initiative which will see Pakistan pace legend Waqar Younis and Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan nurturing young bowling talents from West Bengal.

Mar 15, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Saba Karim looks forward to `big challenge`

Terming his new job as a selector from East Zone as a "big challenge", former India stumper Saba Karim Thursday expressed happiness over his appointment and said he is looking forward to the new challenge.

Sep 27, 2012, 23:55 PM IST

Saba Karim looks forward to `big challenge`

Terming his new job as a selector from East Zone as a "big challenge", former India stumper Saba Karim Thursday expressed happiness over his appointment and said he is looking forward to the new challenge.

Sep 27, 2012, 23:47 PM IST

Latif rates Boucher among top five wicketkeepers in history

He was struck in the left eye by a bail as he stood up to to spinner Imran Tahir. This freak accident, which now threatens vision in his affected eye, resulted in his decision to retire from all forms of cricket.

Jul 16, 2012, 13:40 PM IST

Boucher fearing over ‘left eye removal’ following freak injury in tour match

"He has already lost 30-40 per cent of the eye, and there are no guarantees he will be able to keep the rest of it,” the Daily Mail quoted a close friend of Boucher, as saying.

Jul 15, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

De Villiers excited, confident over new role as keeper

AB de Villiers is excited to be keeping wicket for South Africa in next week’s first Test following the freak injury that ended regular keeper Mark Boucher’s career.

Jul 14, 2012, 12:43 PM IST

I always try and wear helmet while keeping: De Villiers

"It was a freakish accident that happened and I will definitely have a helmet on, like always. I had it on the whole Indian Premier League and I``ll keep doing the same.”

Jul 13, 2012, 16:03 PM IST

Boucher should have wore a helmet, feels Saba Karim

If anyone in the Indian cricket fraternity can understand Mark Boucher`s pain of calling it quits after serious eye injury, it is former India stumper Saba Karim.

Jul 10, 2012, 19:56 PM IST

These days a wicketkeeper has to be a good batsman: Karim

Former India stumper Saba Karim on Friday said that a present day wicketkeeper in international cricket necessarily needs to be an accomplished batsman also.

Oct 21, 2011, 16:55 PM IST