Zaheer Khan

  • Recovering Zaheer Khan may not feature in CLT20 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Veteran seamer Zaheer Khan feels India would struggle to make an impact overseas unless the batsmen raised their game and notch up big scores consistently. India's woeful run of form away from home continued as they were blanked 3-1 by England in the recently-concluded Tests series, with two matches...
  • Ranji Trophy starts Dec 7; Mumbai, Karnataka in Group A August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI tournament committee has decided to kick start the current domestic season with the Duleep Trophy starting October 15 while the prestigious Ranji Trophy will start from December 7 and continue till March 12. The Duleep Trophy will be a three-week affair from October 15 to November 3. With...
  • Zaheer Khan becomes an entrepreneur August 7, 2014

    The veteran pacer, who is striving for an India comeback, has launched a fitness centre in Mumbai called 'ProSport'. ...
  • It's frustrating to miss England series: Zaheer July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran pacer Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said it was disappointing to miss the England series due to the injury as he had undergone rigorous training sessions to be part of the squad. "I am missing playing cricket. I was preparing for English tour for a long time and that was...
  • Ishant Sharma: Leader of the attack or a worry? July 4, 2014

    Taking 20 wickets is often set as a marker to win Test matches, and a decent pace attack is expected to do that in helpful English conditions. That's precisely what could decide India's fortunes in the Test series against England, beginning July 9. Most of the pre-series build-up has...
  • Zaheer Khan eyes CLT20 route for India comeback July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Recovering from a muscle injury, veteran pacer Zaheer Khan is eyeing a comeback to competitive cricket for Mumbai Indians during Champions League T20 in early October, even though he was non-commital about his chances of making it to the World Cup squad in 2015. "The World Cup is a...
  • Ishant should step up during Test series: Zaheer June 30, 2014

    London: Veteran India pacer Zaheer Khan said that it was time Ishant Sharma should step up and spearhead the Indian bowling attack during the upcoming five-Test series against England, starting in Nottingham on July 9. Ishant, who is the only one out of the six front-line seam bowlers in the Indian...
  • I stopped stepping out of my house after IPL snub: Praveen Kumar May 11, 2014

    After missing out on initial IPL action, Praveen Kumar made an instant impact against Chennai Super Kings, albeit in a losing cause, but the Mumbai Indians medium-pacer said he still gets the goose bumps when he thinks about his snub during the February auctions. "I was very disappointed when I was...
  • IPL 7: Praveen Kumar replaces injured Zaheer Khan in Mumbai Indians squad May 8, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians have roped in Uttar Pradesh swing bowler Praveen Kumar as the replacement for the injured Zaheer Khan for the remainder of their campaign in the Indian Premier League. MI skipper Rohit Sharma tweeted Kumar's picture in the team's jersey and said, "Welcome mate good to have you!!!" A...
  • Injured Zaheer Khan to miss rest of IPL: Rohit Sharma May 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In another blow to Mumbai Indians' campaign in IPL-7, pace spearhead Zaheer Khan has been ruled out of the remainder of the tournament, according to skipper Rohit Sharma. Zaheer, who suffered a severe side strain after bowling just three deliveries of his final over in Mumbai's last game against Kings...
  • IPL 7: Zaheer Khan unlikely to play against Royal Challengers Bangalore May 5, 2014

    Mumbai Indians left-arm pace bowler Zaheer Khan is unlikely to play against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL clash at the Wankhede stadium Tuesday, after injuring his bowling arm in the previous game last Saturday. "Zaheer has strained his left latissmus dorsi muscle. He is...
  • Zaheer Khan deserves 2015 World Cup parting shot: Javagal Srinath April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Backing Zaheer Khan's inclusion in India's squad for the 2015 World Cup, former India pacer Javagal Srinath on Tuesday said the left-armer is an "automatic choice" for the tournament and should be given a parting shot if the speedster shows the passion to play. "Zaheer is a top class...
  • IPL 7: Shoddy Mumbai lose to RCB for second straight defeat April 20, 2014

    It won't be wrong to analyse that Mumbai Indians lost in the first 20 overs of their IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai on Saturday, as their 115 was never enough to challenge a batting-heavy RCB, who romped home by 7 wickets with 2.3 overs to spare. Mumbai were...
  • Zaheer Khan to lead Mumbai in T20 zonals March 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Pacer Zaheer Khan, who is not part of the India ODI or T20 squads, will lead Mumbai in the West Zone T20 League games to be played from March 30 to April 4. Mumbai selectors also included two India under-19 cricketers Sarfaraz Khan and Shreyas Iyer in the...
  • Zaheer still has a big role to play in Indian cricket: Wasim Akram February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan seamer Wasim Akram and former India bowling coach Eric Simons feel left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan still has a lot to offer to Indian cricket before he finally hangs up his boots. After spending close to a year away from the side, Zaheer made a comeback in South...
  • Zaheer Khan must contemplate future, says Dravid February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captain Rahul Dravid feels it is time for Zaheer Khan to start deliberating on his future as it would be difficult for the senior pacer to survive the rigours of five Test matches when India tour England later this year. Zaheer, who made a comeback to the Test...
  • Dhoni satisfied despite disastrous New Zealand tour February 18, 2014

    Wellington: Despite his team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand during the tour, India skipper MS Dhoni on Tuesday put up a brave front, saying it was "quite a good performance" by his team in the Test matches. It turned out to be a disastrous tour for India as they remained winless,...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After Brendon McCullum's historic triple century set India 435 to chase on Day 5, Virat Kohli struck his 6th Test hundred to earn India a draw. Day 4 round-up: Bowlers win you Test matches because you need 20 wickets to win...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 February 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brendon McCullum (281*) struck his second double ton of the series in a world record stand with BJ Watling (124) as India could take just one wicket on Day 4 of the 2nd Test, which ended with NZ 325 runs...
  • 2nd Test: McCullum ton erases India's lead on Day 3, NZ 6 runs ahead February 16, 2014

    New Zealand pressed the undo button on India's big 246-run lead on Saturday to move to 252 for 5, standing six runs ahead at close of play on day three of the second Test - thanks to Brendon McCullum's ninth Test century and his 158-run unbroken stand with BJ Watling. The...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 February 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: India drove themselves into a position of control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, thanks to Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century and his partnership with skipper MS Dhoni that gave India a 246-run...
  • Mohammad Shami is a 'match-winner' for Team India: Zaheer Khan February 8, 2014

    Auckland: Speedster Zaheer Khan on Saturday lauded his junior team-mate Mohammad Shami for his fiery spell on the third day of the first cricket Test against New Zealand, saying he is a "match-winner" for Team India. Shami put on display a fine exhibition of swing and seam bowling to take 3...
  • 1st Test: McCullum, Williamson tons take New Zealand to 329/4 on Day 1 February 6, 2014

    Auckland: Centuries by Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand take control on day one of the first Test against India at Auckland on Thursday. The Kiwis were 329 for 4 at stumps with McCullum unbeaten on 143 and Corey Anderson on 43. Williamson and McCullum engineered a crucial fightback...
  • Who can overturn India's winless run in overseas Tests? February 5, 2014

    The last time India toured New Zealand, they created history - breaking a 40-year jinx to win the series 1-0 after winning the Hamilton Test. But after being blanked 0-4 in the ODI leg of the current tour, the Indians will go into two-Test series as the second-best team -...