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Zaheer 'one of the quickest learners', says mentor Naik

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Zaheer Khan's mentor Sudhir Naik recalls his first memories of the left-armer who has announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket

Zaheer was the best bowler around in 2000

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Javagal Srinath discusses his time in the Indian team with Zaheer Khan, and his former team-mate's natural flair for coaching

'I was always trying and never gave up'

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Zaheer Khan's statement on his retirement from international and first-class cricket

Zaheer Khan set to announce international retirement

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

India seamer Zaheer Khan is set to announce his retirement from international and first-class cricket later today

The Zaheer Khan Guide to Building Bowling Stamina

2 years agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

It's well documented that Zaheer Khan returned to fitness in 2013 by attending a "performance camp" in France. What can you learn from how Zaheer did it to help you improve your bowling stamina? The exciting part for me is that he did it without the old fashioned mantra of "putting miles in your legs" and jogging. Show More Summary

Coaching the IPL: Despite the Hype, Traditional is Effective

3 years agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

If I was to ask you what you picture when you think of "swing bowling" what would you tell me? Zaheer Khan and Chaminda Vaas bowling in World Cups? Kapil Dev, Malcolm Marshall and Richard Hadlee bending the red ball round corners? Perhaps...Show More Summary

'I still have that hunger'

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Struggling to overcome a calf injury that kept him out of the Irani Trophy and possibly the first part of the Australian series, Zaheer Khan is determined to make a comeback. Speaking to the Mumbai Mirror, Khan wants to play for another 3-4 years and is motivated by the will to do well for the country. Bowling gives me that high. Show More Summary

Wrong to judge Zaheer by recent form

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Zaheer’s not the bowler that his recent form suggests. If Eden Gardens 2012 turns out to be the final Test of Zaheer Khan's career, it would be incorrect to judge him by his recent stats, says Karthik Krishnaswamy in the Indian Express. For most of MS Dhoni's tenure as captain, Zaheer has taken his wickets in carefully timed bursts. Show More Summary

Finn can test India

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

In the Daily Telegraph, Simon Hughes says Steven Finn, with his height, aggression and a bit of attitude can put the Indian batsmen on the back foot. A keen student of bowling and a quick learner, Finn has observed how Zaheer Khan uses...Show More Summary

Worries for India

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

India may have the firepower, on paper, to go all the way in the World T20, but MS Dhoni has to deal with problems aplenty, starting with his misfiring openers and an inconsistent Zaheer Khan at the death, writes Madhu Jawali in Deccan...Show More Summary

Dr. Madhumita Das: Using Cricket to Talk About Gender Equality

Zaheer Salim Khan credits his turnaround to a program that married the sport of cricket with lessons on gender equality. Called Parivartan, which in Hindi means "transformation."

How to Get a Repetitive Bowling Action

4 years agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Accuracy gets wickets: Glenn McGrath, Zaheer Khan, Veron Philander and many others at the highest level have proven the method. Alongside pace, there is nothing more important to the quick bowler. But accuracy is difficult. You have to run up and hit a very small target area time and time again. Show More Summary

Just Not Comfortable

Zaheer Khan's body language seems to sum up how the Indians are feeling about batting at present. They haven't figured out the bounce or the pace as yet, which is kind of strange given that it should come as no surprise. Makes you wonder...Show More Summary

India's bowlers should stir the batsmen

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

With Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma breaking the 150 kmph mark and Zaheer Khan looking like he has regained his best, India's seam attack appears capable of taking 20 Australian wickets. The batsmen have failed to show up though, andShow More Summary

An open letter to Agarkar and Zaheer

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

In Mid-Day, Shishir Hattangadi, the former Mumbai captain, responds to Ajit Agarkar's decision to return home from Cuttack after being dropped for the Ranji Trophy match against Orissa, and Zaheer Khan's ensuing criticism of the Mumbai...Show More Summary

An unconventional spearhead

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

With Zaheer Khan injured, and Ishant Sharma just recovering from injury, Praveen Kumar is India's No. 1 seamer at the moment. But can someone who is no more than medium-pace lead a pace attack? Karthik Krishnaswamy poses the question...Show More Summary

'Zaheer's bold and significant statement'

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Zaheer Khan said in an interview recently that Indian bodies are not designed for fast bowling. Makarand Waingankar, in the Hindu, writes of what he thinks of the statement and its possible implications for fast bowling. Now that injury...Show More Summary

India must learn to live without Zaheer - Ganguly

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sourav Ganguly talks to the Times of India about India's dismal tour of England, and says that India looked ordinary without Zaheer Khan. He said a captain is only as good as his team, and that he will not be involved in commentary regularly since he does not want to spend too much time away from home. I captained the side a long time ago. Show More Summary

A different India without Sehwag

5 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

All the talk heading into the second Test at Trent Bridge has been about the impact of India losing Zaheer Khan, but another man’s absence looms just as large, especially if Gautam Gambhir fails to recover from his elbow injury in time. Show More Summary

The wizard of wobble

5 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Praveen Kumar responded to Zaheer Khan’s absence in the Lord’s Test with a determined display of swing bowling that ended with a five-wicket haul and his name on the hallowed honour’s board. Writing in the Guardian, Rob Bagchi praises...Show More Summary

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