Pakistan legend Saqlain Mushtaq reveals which five captains Babar Azam should have tea with

Saqlain Mushtaq believes Babar Azam should have tea with Wasim Akram, Imran Khan, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and Andrew Strauss to talk about how to be a successful captain Pakistan cricket

Saqlain Mushtaq: “Obviously, there is a need for him to sit with the best [team] leaders; have a cup of tea with them and do some gossip with the intent to learn how to take along his team”

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Legendary Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq believes that Babar Azam should have tea with former captains Wasim Akram, Imran Khan, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and Andrew Strauss.

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Andrew Strauss reveals how becoming Muslim helped Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf become a legendary player

Andrew Strauss reveals how becoming Muslim and accepting Islam made Mohammad Yousuf a legendary player Pakistan cricket

Andrew Strauss: “He had a much different outlook on life and he went from averaging 40 over the space of three years to averaging 70 in Test cricket”

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Former England captain Andrew Strauss has revealed how becoming Muslim and accepting Islam helped Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf become a legendary player.

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Strauss to temporarily step down as England’s director of cricket

Andrew Strauss step down England director of cricket temporarily after wife diagnosed with cancer cricket

Andrew Strauss: “I need to be on hand to help her and the family through that”

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Former England captain Andrew Strauss will step down from his position as the country’s director of cricket on a temporary basis to be with his wife, who will be undergoing treatment for cancer.

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Pietersen: Stokes should not be allowed to play in the Ashes

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Kevin Pietersen: “From what we’ve seen on that coverage, that bloke doesn’t play for England again for a while”

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Kevin Pietersen believes that England all-rounder Ben Stokes shouldn’t be allowed to feature in the Ashes following his alleged involvement in a street brawl outside a night club in Bristol in September.

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Stokes not to be made captain in Root’s absence?

“Just as when Joe was made vice-captain, that doesn’t necessarily mean Ben is going to be a shoo-in to be England captain”

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England’s director of cricket Andrew Strauss has revealed that vice-captain Ben Stokes is not necessarily “going to be a shoo-in” should newly appointed Test captain Joe Root be unavailable for a match. Continue reading