NASSER HUSSAIN

  • Alastair Cook should be replaced as captain: Nasser Hussain 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    London: Alastair Cook should be immediately taken out from captaincy ahead of the World Cup before time runs out, former England skipper Nasser Hussain had said. England's one-day series defeat in Sri Lanka was their fourth in a row under Cook, who scored 119 runs in six games. England went down...
  • No way back for Kevin Pietersen says Nasser Hussain October 7, 2014

    London: Nasser Hussain said there was "no way back" for Kevin Pietersen after England's all-time leading run-scorer launched his autobiography with blistering attacks on wicketkeeper Matt Prior and former coach Andy Flower. The South Africa-born batsman, axed by England earlier this year after the team's 5-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia, claimed...
  • England won't miss Cook as captain, says Nasser Hussain July 22, 2014

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95run defeat by India at Lord's on Monday condemned the side to its tenth Test without a win. Immediately after the match Cook said he had no intention of resigning and the England and...
  • Nasser Hussain questions English bowling on green pitch July 18, 2014

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain questioned Alastair Cook's seamers on what he thought was "one of the best day one pitches for bowling" in the second Test, on the opening day, against India at Lord's. Hussain wrote in the Daily Mail that England failed to capitalise in the first and...
  • Underpressure Alastair Cook faces biggest challenge: Nasser Hussain December 17, 2013

    Perth: Leading England out of their Ashes slump will be the biggest challenge of captain Alastair Cook's career, according to former skipper Nasser Hussain. After three series successes, England relinquished their grip on the urn on Tuesday when Australia recorded a third consecutive Test victory in Perth to establish an unassailable...
  • Nasser Hussain fears for 'bullied' England November 25, 2013

    Brisbane: Former England captain Nasser Hussain said Alastair Cook's men had been "bullied" after Australia won the first Ashes Test in Brisbane by the huge margin of 381 runs on Sunday. England, bidding to win a fourth successive Test series against archrivals Australia, started well by reducing the hosts to 132...
  • England will go after Aussies with bounce, says Nasser Hussain September 23, 2013

    London: Australia's batsmen could be fed a diet of bouncers after England named Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Chris Tremlett and Boyd Rankin in their Ashes squad on Monday, said former Test player Nasser Hussain. The tall quartet of pacemen are all capable of bowling at speeds in excess of 90mph...
  • Hussain takes a dig at Australia's team structure March 13, 2013

    Sydney: Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels the structure of the Australian team management is flawed and suspended vice-captain Shane Watson should have been involved in the decision-making process of the team. Australian cricket finds itself in the middle of a controversy following the one-match suspension of Watson, James Pattinson, Usman...
  • Botham, Hussain pay tributes to Tony Greig December 29, 2012

    London: Former England captains Ian Botham and Nasser Hussain have led the tributes to their late predecessor Tony Greig, who died on Saturday at the age of 66. The South Africaborn Greig, a swashbuckling middleorder batsman and mediumfast bowler, passed away at his home in Sydney, two months after being...
  • Hussain slams 'Godlike' India cricketers December 10, 2012

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain has questioned the "attitude" of some of India's "GodLike" cricketers, and also doubted their hunger to succeed in the longer version of the game. He handpicked some of Indian cricket's big names and questioned their commitment towards Test cricket in the wake of the India's...
  • Pick Wright over Bopara, urges Hussain September 11, 2012

    London: Nasser Hussain has urged Englands management to play Luke Wright in next weeks ICC World Twenty20 ahead of Ravi Bopara, whose recent efforts in all forms of the game since midJuly now read 0, 1, 3, 2, 16, 0, 6, 0 and 6. Bopara, 27, returned to Englands limitedovers set...
  • I didn't enjoy Vaughan as a captain: Anderson September 9, 2012

    London: England pace bowler James Anderson has launched a scathing attack on the captaincy of Michael Vaughan, who led his country's successful bid to regain the Ashes in 2005. Vaughan was widely regarded as a fine leader after revitalising England in the runup to their first Test series win over old...
  • England had no choice than to axe KP: Hussain August 13, 2012

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain admits the English selectors had to drop Kevin Pietersen for the crucial final Test against South Africa even though they will be weaker in his absence. Pietersen has been axed following a dramatic week which included allegations that the controversial England batsman sent text messages...
  • Don great, Sachin greatest: Nasser Hussain March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In the neverending debate on who among Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batsman of all time, former England captain Nasser Hussain Friday said his vote goes to the iconic Indian. "Sir Donald Bradman was great but for me the greatest batsman to have ever played...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on Govt over Delhi HC blast September 10, 2011

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Amar Singh, Nasser Hussain's comment on Indian players and more. ...