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Mohammed Azharuddin


Sunil Gavaskar questions KL Rahul's ascendancy to captaincy

January 23, 2022 3:09 pm

Speaking on KL Rahul’s ODI captaincy in the first two ODIs, Gavaskar said KL Rahul is out of ideas, whenever there is a partnership.

Mohammed Azharuddin bats for Rohit Sharma to be India's Test captain

January 23, 2022 2:38 pm

Azharuddin also said that if Rohit Sharma declined to be the Test captain, the mantle should go to Rishabh Pant.

Green Park Tales: From G Viswanath's dominance, Azhar hitting last of his 3 consecutive tons, to Afridi's 45-ball blitz

November 24, 2021 6:19 pm

Ahead of India vs New Zealand Test series, here we look at the last five extravagant tales held at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur

Friendly Match: Secretary XI beat President XI despite Sourav Ganguly half-century

December 24, 2020 8:11 am

Sourav Ganguly's unbeaten 53 went in vain as his team lost by 28 runs, with Mohammad Azharuddin (37) and Jaydev Shah (38) top-scoring for Secretary XI.

The gamble that paid off: Why Azhar bowled Sachin Tendulkar in the last over vs South Africa in 1993

November 25, 2020 2:48 pm

November 24, 1993: A gamble of epic proportions that somehow paid off! Why was it Sachin Tendulkar who bowled the last over though, when India had several overs from their frontline bowlers remaining?

The Forgotten Match: When Azhar hit 62-ball ODI hundred 31 years back

April 13, 2020 2:50 pm

A match that is significant in India's ODI history could not be seen by fans as the transmission link was lost during India's chase. With no one watching, Azhar scored a 62-ball-100, which was then the fastest century.

FIR against former cricketer Azharuddin for 'cheating' travel agent

January 23, 2020 3:12 pm

Azharuddin, however, dismissed the allegation as "baseless", and said he will file defamation case worth Rs 100 crore against the complainant

VVS Laxman inaugurates stand in Azharuddin's honour before Hyderabad T20I

December 06, 2019 8:05 pm

VVS Laxman cut the thread to mark the opening of the stand in Mohammed Azharuddin's honour in Hyderabad, former India off-spinner Noel David, Venkatpathy Raju and fast bowler Mohammed Siraj were also present on the occasion.

Sourav Ganguly played on his own terms, will be BCCI President in same way: Azhar

October 25, 2019 11:47 pm

Mohammed Azharuddin has supported BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's call for Day/Night Tests. "I am very happy Ganguly has become the BCCI president. He's one of the finest persons and an outstanding human being. He played cricket on his terms," he said.

Sania Mirza's sister Anam to marry Mohammed Azharuddin's son Asad, confirms tennis star

October 08, 2019 11:30 am

Sania Mirza has confirmed rumours that her sister, Anam Mirza, is set to marry Mohammed Azharuddin's son Asad.