In a reside session at Helo App, the previous Uttar Pradesh cricketer stated: “Sourav Ganguly is the best Indian captain and he’s led the country to several glories under his leadership.”
The 39-year-old cricketer from Allahabad (UP) additionally wished the followers Ramadan Mubarak and expressed his disappointment about Covid-19 scenario that has gripped your entire world. He urged everybody to observe the rules issued by the federal government to forestall the unfold of lethal coronavirus pandemic.
Talking about his achievements in worldwide cricket, Kaif stated he all the time dreamt of taking part in for India and sharing the dressing room with the legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid was no much less an achievement.
“Being a small-town boy, I had a desire to play for Team India and I achieved it. People from UP didn’t use to get too many chances in cricket, but there have been quite a few players from my state who played for India. My father also played cricket, so I too followed his footsteps,” Kaif stated.
‘Earned a reputation in fielding’
Kaif grew to become a family identify in Indian cricket for his athleticism and good fielding expertise on the bottom. He was usually hailed as among the best fielders throughout his time and that introduced the perfect out of him.
“People recognised me for my fielding skills, I got a lot of respect in the team for that. I also got respect for my fielding, from Sachin, Ganguly. That respect used to motivate me to do more,” added Kaif.
‘Ajay Jadeja & Yuvraj Singh greatest fielders India had’
Talking about among the greatest fielders within the Indian facet Kaif named the likes of Ajay Jadeja, Mohammed Azharuddin, Robin Singh, Yuvraj Singh. In the present Indian facet, Kaif had reward for Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya.
“Ajay Jadeja and Yuvraj Singh are the best Indian fielders according to me. Mohammad Azharuddin and Robin Singh were also brilliant fielders. In the current Indian side, Ravindra Jadeja has been outstanding as a fielder. He’s kept improving himself,” Kaif stated.
Talking extra about among the world-class fielders in cricket, Kaif stated, “Apart from Jhonty Rhodes, Virat Kohli is a good fielder, AB de Villiers does some awesome diving. Hardik is a good player, if he can maintain his fitness he could be a brilliant all-rounder and can do wonders.”
Epic response to Nasser Hussain
Talking about his response to former England captain Nasser Hussain for the latter’s verbal volleys throughout the Natwest Trophy 2002 ultimate, Kaif stated, “I used to talk a lot so that his concentration drops. He called me a ‘bus driver’ during the game. So after winning the game for my team, I replied to him, ‘it’s not a bad innings for a bus driver?’.”
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