Afridi brands Yousuf and Akhtar as ‘heckle and jeckle’

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“I don’t care about what they say”

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has branded former captain Mohammad Yousuf and pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar as ‘heckle and jeckle’ after they criticised his performance during the national team’s recent limited overs tour of South Africa.

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‘What do I make of the timing of this tour? Well, I think it’s absolutely stupid!’, says Geoffrey Boycott

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“I think these days it’s about money for all the countries”

“What do I make of the timing of this tour? Well, I think it’s absolutely stupid!” This was former England captain Geoffrey Boycott’s reaction to Australia’s limited overs tour of India, which consists of seven ODIs and a one-off Twenty20 International.

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‘As a fast bowler, I need to have a clear mind about what my priorities are’, says Umesh Yadav

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“Cutting down on pace never ever crossed my mind”

India pace bowler Umesh Yadav has been struggling with a stress reaction in his back as of late and revealed that he needs to “have a clear mind about what my priorities are”.

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