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Cricket Nirvana – Latest Interviews http://www.cricketnirvana.com/index.html http://content.cricketnirvana.com/images/const/cricket_nirvana_logo.png 247 142 Get the latest international Cricket News and Updates Read news about International Ongoing and Upcoming Cricket matches & schedules along with exclusive cricket scoop News on Cricket Nirvana Cricket teaches me life lessons: Ashwin http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/December/interviews-20101224-5.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/December2010/ASHWIN061010_65X73.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>At 24 he is a qualified engineer, an indispensable cog in his state team and has been an important member of the most successful team of world’s biggest Twenty20 extravaganza. Though still in its infancy stage, his international career too, has taken off in the right direction.</p> Fri, 24 Dec 2021 10:02:13 GMT I haven't done anything magical: VVS Laxman http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/November/interviews-20101112-5.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/November2010/SACHINLAXMAN121110_65X73.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Unlike some of the stalwarts he has shared the Indian dressing room with, VVS Laxman doesn't know how it feels to play in a Test match in his own city. After Friday, Laxman will have his bit to contribute, if playing at home ever becomes the subject of conversation with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly or Virender Sehwag. Before ending a long wait, Laxman spoke to HT.</p> Fri, 12 Nov 2021 17:28:15 GMT A star in the making http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/November/interviews-20101111-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/November2010/jaidevunadkat111110_65x73.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Modern Indian cricket is rife with stories of kids from small towns coming through the ranks and making it big. One such story is that of Jaydev Unadkat, a 19-year-old fast bowler from a little known town of Porbandar in the interiors of Saurashtra.</p> Thu, 11 Nov 2021 19:30:20 GMT Ponting reflects on the 'harsh' defeat http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/October/interviews-20101014-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/October2010/PONTING141010_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>For all his undeniable ability as a batsman and struggles in managing a team in transition, Indian fans will remember Ricky Ponting as a man who could never lead his team to victory in a Test in India.</p> Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:59:42 GMT Keeping the game pure is everyone's responsibility: Lorgat http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/October/interviews-20101005-2.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/October2010/LORGAT051010_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>'The ICC chief says onus of ensuring that the game is clean does not lie only with the ICC. The players and every country's cricket board have a big role to play.'</p> Tue, 05 Oct 2021 12:16:07 GMT I'm not meant for Test cricket: Tait http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/September/interviews-20100915-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/September2010/STAIT150910_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>He’s built like an ox and hurls the ball faster than anyone else. Yet, Shaun Tait doesn’t want to play Test cricket. Yes, he’s had his share of problems and injuries, but is that the only reason he gave up? Did he try hard enough to come back or chickened out for an easier option—T20 and ODI. We put all these uncomfortable to the man himself.<br />  </p> Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:50:18 GMT It's impossible to eradicate corruption from cricket: Hayden http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/September/interviews-20100907-1.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/September2010/hayden_070910.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>It's virtually impossible to safeguard against corruption in cricket. This statement from Matthew Hayden might smack of cynicism, but the former Australian opener has strong logic to back it up. Excerpts from an interview: <br />  </p> Tue, 07 Sep 2021 17:23:32 GMT IPL mess is no setback for Champions League http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/August/interviews-20100813-5.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial//sraman130810_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>The CEO of Champions League talks about the preparations for the tournament and what they’re expecting out of the big league to be played in South Africa.</p> Fri, 13 Aug 2021 17:20:19 GMT 'Inzy's boys don't support Younis' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/August/interviews-20100813-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/August2010/ZABBAS130810_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Former captain Zaheer Abbas reveals more shocking demons in Pakistan cricket</p> Fri, 13 Aug 2021 11:41:36 GMT Some things you just can't control: Sreesanth http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/July/interviews-20100713-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/July2010/sreesanth130710_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Though frustrated and disappointed with his never-ending injury streak Sreesanth is still positive about making yet another comeback.</p> Tue, 13 Jul 2021 13:55:42 GMT Lanka series a test of my character: Sreesanth http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/July/interviews-20100709-3.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/July2010/sreesanth_090710.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>In Zaheer Khan’s absence Sreesanth has a great responsibility of spearheading India’s pace attack in Sri Lanka Test series, and the fast bowler is ready for the challenge.</p> Fri, 09 Jul 2021 09:52:53 GMT Ridiculous to judge a player on T20 performance: Gambhir http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/July/interviews-20100708-2.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/July2010/gautam110310_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>People don't really see the big picture, just live in the moment. I had one bad tournament, the T20 World Cup and that made people forget the two years before that</p> Thu, 08 Jul 2021 12:50:25 GMT 'Olympic dream a distant one' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/June/interviews-20100628-5.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial//johnbuchanan280610_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>John Buchanan feels ICC needs to put in the hard yards to realise the dream</p> Mon, 28 Jun 2021 13:41:07 GMT I'm confident of making a comeback: Irfan http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/June/interviews-20100618-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/June2010/irfanpathan180610_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>I'm still 25 and I’m sure I'll make a comeback into the Indian team soon</p> Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:31:50 GMT Muralitharan eyes 800 Test scalps http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/June/interviews-20100614-3.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/June2010/muralitharan140610_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is gearing up to go where no bowler has gone before — 800-Test wicket mark before calling it quits</p> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:47:27 GMT I'll go for wickets in WC T20: Chawla http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/April/interviews-20100420-3.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/April2010/piyushchawla200410_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Leg spinner Piyush Chawla hopes to come good for India during the World T20 Championship</p> Tue, 20 Apr 2022 13:34:39 GMT Crisis taught me never to be complacent: Gambhir http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/March/interviews-20100311-2.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/March2010/gautam110310_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Nothing comes easy when you're playing for your country, feels Gautam Gambhir</p> Thu, 11 Mar 2022 19:07:16 GMT 'Attack the Proteas' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/February/interviews-20100214-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/February2010/EPRASANNA050210_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Prasanna feels spinners' role in the middle-over management will be crucial</p> Sun, 14 Feb 2022 17:27:29 GMT Sangakkara's form gives us lot of heart: Ness http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/January/interviews-20100121-12.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/January2010/nesswadia210110_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>We felt captaincy was putting pressure on Yuvraj’s batting, says Ness Wadia</p> Thu, 21 Jan 2022 16:11:56 GMT Test cricket is soul of the game http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/January/interviews-20100115-9.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/January2010/kirsten050110_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>India coach Gary Kirsten feels it should be made sure that India doesn't play less and less of Test cricket as Test is the soul of cricket</p> Fri, 15 Jan 2022 11:40:23 GMT Fielding is all about comfort and fun: Young http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2010/January/interviews-20100107-2.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/January2010/mikeyoung301209_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Coaching is not about drills but building a relation with players, believes Young</p> Thu, 07 Jan 2022 09:55:38 GMT Smiling assassin http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2009/December/interviews-20091230-8.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/December2009/MURALI081209_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>If I were to play cricket all over again, I’d like to be Wasim Akram, said Murali</p> Wed, 30 Dec 2021 10:50:56 GMT 'Cricket lives in my heart' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2009/November/interviews-20091115-4.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/November2009/SACHIN151109_145X165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Sachin credits his coach Achrekar and brother Ajit for the player he is today</p> Sun, 15 Nov 2021 10:19:13 GMT 'I'm up for spin challenge' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2009/November/interviews-20091104-1.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/November2009/hussey231009_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>He will not take Indian medium-pacers any lightly, says Michael Hussey</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2021 16:39:20 GMT 'I'll target best batsmen' http://content.cricketnirvana.com/interviews/international/2009/October/interviews-20091024-10.html <img src="http://content.cricketnirvana.com//Userfiles/image/editorial/October2009/johnson231009_145x165.jpg" height="66" width="66" border="0" alt="" align="left" hspace="5" /><p>Mitchell Johnson also has serious ambition of opening Aus batting in ODIs</p> Sat, 24 Oct 2021 09:53:23 GMT