Articles about Nasser Hussain

Born on March 28, 1968, Nasser Hussain is an Indian-born former English player, former captain of the England cricket team, and a cricket commentator. Born in Tamil Nadu, Hussain is a Shia Muslim and of a descendent of Muhammad Ali Khan Wallajah, the Nawab of Arcot State in the 18th century. He is the son of Raza Jawad Hussain, a Ranji cricket player from India, and brother of Mehriyar Mel Hussain, who is a former England domestic player. Regarded as one of the most successful Test captains, Hussain made his Test debut in 1990 against West Indies. Between 1990 and 2004, Hussain played 96 matches and scored 14 centuries with a batting average of 36.48. Between 1999 and 2003, he was the captain of the England cricket team for 45 Test matches. Under his captainship, England won 17 Test matches. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in 1989 and between 1989 and 2003 played 88 ODI matches, with a batting average of 30.29. He retired in 2004 from all formats of cricket. Following his retirement, he joined Sky Sports as a commentator. Hussain played a small role as himself in the 2011 Bollywood movie ‘Patiala House,’ along with actor Akshay Kumar. Hussain also authored an autobiography ‘Playing With Fire,’ in 2005.

Bairstow to join after second Test against India, ECB clarifies

30 Jan 2021

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Bairstow to join after second Test against India, ECB clarifies

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has clarified that wicket-keeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow will join the squad only after the second Test against India.

Australia beat England in 3rd T20I, become number one side

08 Sep 2020

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Australia beat England in 3rd T20I, become number one side

Australia beat England by five wickets in the final T20I at Southampton.

Buttler has two Tests to save his career: Darren Gough

13 Jul 2020

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Buttler has two Tests to save his career: Darren Gough

Former England bowler Darren Gough believes Jos Buttler would need to start scoring runs in order to keep his spot in the Test squad.

Gavaskar slams Nasser Hussain for his comments on Indian cricket

13 Jul 2020

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Gavaskar slams Nasser Hussain for his comments on Indian cricket

Legend Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his recent comments on Team India.

Archer's bowling action reminds me of Michael Holding: Ian Bishop

04 Jul 2020

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Archer's bowling action reminds me of Michael Holding: Ian Bishop

Former West Indian pacer Ian Bishop said Jofra Archer's bowling reminds him of the great Michael Holding.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

22 May 2020

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#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

Former England captain Nasser Hussain recently voiced his opinion on the long-standing debate of split captaincy.

Kohli an imposing character, won't give away anything: Nasser Hussain

13 May 2020

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Kohli an imposing character, won't give away anything: Nasser Hussain

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain believes split captaincy will not operate well in the Indian team.

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

19 Apr 2020

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'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

The 2002 NatWest series victory in England marked the beginning of India's golden period under Sourav Ganguly.

#ThisDayThatYear: Brian Lara breaks the world record with quadruple century

12 Apr 2020

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#ThisDayThatYear: Brian Lara breaks the world record with quadruple century

On April 12, West Indian legend Brian Lara became the only player in the history of Test cricket to touch the 400-run mark.

'Don't push Dhoni into retirement too early', says Nasser Hussain

11 Apr 2020

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'Don't push Dhoni into retirement too early', says Nasser Hussain

Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes there is a lot of cricket left in Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Forced break will help the players recoup, feels Shastri

28 Mar 2020

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Forced break will help the players recoup, feels Shastri

Indian cricket head coach Ravi Shastri believes the forced break, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, would have rekindle the energy levels of players.

England cricketers Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad involved in on-field spat

29 Dec 2019

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England cricketers Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad involved in on-field spat

England senior cricketers Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad were involved in an ugly on-field spat on Saturday in the ongoing first Test match against South Africa in Centurion.

Ashes 2019: Records which can be scripted in fourth Test

02 Sep 2019

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Ashes 2019: Records which can be scripted in fourth Test

England and Australia have been involved in a cracking Ashes 2019 series so far.

How much money would winners of the World Cup get?

17 May 2019

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How much money would winners of the World Cup get?

The World Cup is unquestionably the biggest event for any sport, and it is the same for cricket.

Nasser Hussain wants this 'special cricketer' in England squad

20 Feb 2019

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Nasser Hussain wants this 'special cricketer' in England squad

We all know what Jofra Archer is capable of. The talented Archer showed his promise while playing for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League 2018.

No regrets, decision was for team: Harmanpreet on Mithali's omission

23 Nov 2018

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No regrets, decision was for team: Harmanpreet on Mithali's omission

The decision to drop a player of Mithali Raj's caliber backfired during India's humiliating semi-final loss to England in the World T20 but skipper Harmanpreet Kaur said that she has "no regrets" as it was the decision taken keeping team's interests in mind.

#IndiaInEngland: Top 5 moments from previous tours

22 Jul 2018

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#IndiaInEngland: Top 5 moments from previous tours

Sparks are bound to fly when the greats clash on the field, and India-England matches are no different.

Pataudi lecture controversy: All you need to know

20 May 2018

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Pataudi lecture controversy: All you need to know

Controversy has been ruling the world of BCCI and CoA after former English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was selected to deliver the MAK Pataudi lecture.

Here's the complete list of commentators for IPL 11

07 Apr 2018

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Here's the complete list of commentators for IPL 11

The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick off on Saturday, with Mumbai Indians hosting MS Dhoni's returning Chennai Super Kings.

IPL 2018: Know everything that's been doing the rounds

01 Apr 2018

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IPL 2018: Know everything that's been doing the rounds

The Indian Premier League 2018 season kicks off from April 7 onwards.

Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

20 Feb 2018

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Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

Cricket like any sport has several rules, some are common others rarely come into use.

When does a cricket pitch become dangerous?

27 Jan 2018

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When does a cricket pitch become dangerous?

The Wanderers pitch, Johannesburg, where the third and final South Africa vs India Test is going on, is under fire for its quality.