Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar: ‘I heard Sachin was the god. I said this is a god?’

Shoaib Akhtar questioned whether Sachin Tendulkar was really a god when playing against him for the first time India Pakistan cricket

Shoaib Akhtar: “I heard Sachin was the god. I said this is a god? Iss ki kheriyat nahi (he won’t get spared). He didn’t recognize me, and I didn’t recognize him. But I wanted to get him out on the first ball and that happened”

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Legendary Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has admitted that he had doubts about whether iconic India batsman Sachin Tendulkar was a “god” when he first laid eyes on him.

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India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test Day 2: Kohli, Ishant put India within touching distance of massive win

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Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring his 27th Test century

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India captain Virat Kohli scored a superb 136 and Ishant Sharma took four wickets to leave their side within touching distance of a massive win over Bangladesh on the second day of the first-ever day-night Test in India.

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India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test Day 1: Ishant takes five as Bangladesh crumble in first-ever day-night Test in India

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Ishant Sharma finished with figures of 5-22 off 12 overs

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Ishant Sharma sliced through Bangladesh’s batting line-up with a five-wicket haul to put India in a commanding position on the opening day of the first-ever day-night Test match in India.

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BCCI refuse to comply with ICC’s IPL request

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The ICC wanted to see the Kolkata Knight Riders play an IPL match at Eden Gardens, but the BCCI opted not to change the tournament’s schedule

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have refused to tinker with the Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule to accommodate a request from the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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Lynn: I was worried I wouldn’t be able to represent Australia at the Champions Trophy

“It was the first thing that crossed my mind – possibly not being able to represent Australia in this Champions Trophy”

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Australia batsman Chris Lynn has revealed that he had doubts about whether he would be able to participate in the Champions Trophy after injuring his shoulder during the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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IPL 2017 2nd Qualifier: Karn’s four-for propels Mumbai Indians into IPL final

Karn was named Man of the Match for his figures of 4-16 off four overs

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The Mumbai Indians will take on the Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final after Karn Sharma’s four-wicket haul saw his side defeat the Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets.

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