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.
30 Jan 2021Sports
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.
08 Sep 2020Sports
Australia beat England by five wickets in the final T20I at Southampton.
13 Jul 2020Sports
Former England bowler Darren Gough believes Jos Buttler would need to start scoring runs in order to keep his spot in the Test squad.
13 Jul 2020Sports
Legend Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his recent comments on Team India.
04 Jul 2020Sports
Former West Indian pacer Ian Bishop said Jofra Archer's bowling reminds him of the great Michael Holding.
22 May 2020Sports
Former England captain Nasser Hussain recently voiced his opinion on the long-standing debate of split captaincy.
13 May 2020Sports
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain believes split captaincy will not operate well in the Indian team.
19 Apr 2020Sports
The 2002 NatWest series victory in England marked the beginning of India's golden period under Sourav Ganguly.
12 Apr 2020Sports
On April 12, West Indian legend Brian Lara became the only player in the history of Test cricket to touch the 400-run mark.
11 Apr 2020Sports
Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes there is a lot of cricket left in Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
28 Mar 2020Sports
Indian cricket head coach Ravi Shastri believes the forced break, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, would have rekindle the energy levels of players.
29 Dec 2019Sports
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.
02 Sep 2019Sports
England and Australia have been involved in a cracking Ashes 2019 series so far.
17 May 2019Sports
The World Cup is unquestionably the biggest event for any sport, and it is the same for cricket.
20 Feb 2019Sports
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.
23 Nov 2018Sports
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.
22 Jul 2018Sports
Sparks are bound to fly when the greats clash on the field, and India-England matches are no different.
07 Apr 2018Sports
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.
01 Apr 2018Sports
The Indian Premier League 2018 season kicks off from April 7 onwards.