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India favourite to win ICC World Cup: Mohammad Azharuddin

India will begin their campaign at the World Cup with a clash against South Africa on June 5 at Southampton. 

May 14, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Gautam Gambhir, Navjot Singh Siddhu, Azharuddin: List of cricketers who have also played on the political pitch

Here are some cricketers who have turned politicians.

Mar 22, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

Greg Chappell did not know how to run international team: V.V.S. Laxman

Laxman, in his recently launched autobiography '281 And Beyond', reveals that under the former Australian coach team India was divided into two or three factions and there was a serious trust deficit.

Dec 02, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Congress makes former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin Telangana working president, announces new appointments

The Congress on Friday announced several new party appointments. Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin was appointed as the working president of the party`s Telangana unit.

Nov 30, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Gautam Gambhir slams cricket administrators after Azharuddin rings Eden Gardens bell

Azharuddin had been accused of match-fixing in the early 2000s. The Hyderabad batsman featured in 99 Test matches and 334 ODIs for India before the BCCI banned him over the match-fixing scandal. 

Nov 05, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Virat Kohli moves closer to break Sachin Tendulkar's record against West Indies

Rahul Dravid enjoys the 3rd spot with 1348 runs, while Sourav Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin round off the top five, having scored 1142 and 998 runs respectively. 

Oct 17, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Keep Ashwin, Kuldeep in Test XI, go with 3-2 bowling combination: Azhar

Azhar, who was part of the Indian side that beat England in their own backyard in 1986, said it was India's best chance to trump England in the five-match Test series starting next week in Birmingham as the Virat Kohli-led side is strong in all departments of the game.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Wasim Jaffer, India's top domestic cricket batsman, going strong at 40

This was Jaffer's eighth score of 200 or more, and first since 2009.

Mar 16, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

Mohammad Azharuddin dismisses HCA charges, writes to BCCI

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Saturday dismissed the charges levelled against him by the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) president G Vivek and said he has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) about the developments in HCA.

Jan 13, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Mohammad Azharuddin barred from attending SGM, slams Hyderabad Cricket Association

The former India captain was initially not allowed to attend Sunday's SGM because of his alleged "association with an unofficial cricket body" as mentioned by HCA president G Vivek

Jan 08, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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