Mohammad Azharuddin
Cricketer
Mohammad Azharuddin
Mohammad Azharuddin pronunciation is an Indian politician and former cricketer. He was an accomplished batsman and captained the Indian cricket team for much of the 1990s, until being banned for his involvement in a match-fixing scandal. A member of the Indian National Congress, Azharuddin won from the Moradabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
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Mohammed Azharuddin to contest Lok Sabha polls from West Bengal - Zee News
Google News - about 3 years
Times of India Mohammed Azharuddin to contest Lok Sabha polls from West Bengal Zee News New Delhi: Former India captain and current Lok Sabha MP Mohammed Azharuddin, in all likelihood, would contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from a constituency in West Bengal. Azharuddin, who formally joined Congress in Ferbruary, 2009, had ... Metamorphosis of the Bengali- From left Wing to Nationalism AgainOneindia Former cricketer Azharuddin to contest LS polls from West BengalIBNLive Azharuddin all set to contest LS polls from West BengalHindustan Times Economic Times all 15 news articles »
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Azhar expresses desire to coach India
The Times Of India - about 4 years
Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has expressed his desire to coach the India cricket team in future if the BCCI approaches him with an offer.
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Team India has no direction, says Mohammad Azharuddin
The Times of India - about 4 years
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Life ban on Mohammad Azharuddin illegal: Andhra HC
The Times of India - over 4 years
Life ban on Mohammad Azharuddin illegal: Andhra HC
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MS Dhoni should be careful with comments: Mohammad Azharuddin
The Times of India - over 4 years
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Dhyan Chand should get Bharat Ratna before Sachin: Azharuddin
Central Chronicle - almost 5 years
Dharamsala: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin says Sachin Tendulkar deserves to be conferred with the Bharat Ratna, but wants hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand to be the first sportsperson to be bestowed with the country`s top civilian honour. “Sachin should be conferred with Bharat Ratna honour. I have never say no to this but hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand should be the first sportsperson to be conferred the award,” Azhar said here on Friday. “Dhyan Chand played under British Raj and one should take into account the kind of atmosphere he played under. No proper hockey stick was there…no proper grounds were there.” “If you look at his achievements under that particular period, he should be the first one to be conferred with the honour. He was a great player,” he said on the sidelines of a an exhibition match between the Indian and British Parliamentarians. The 38-year-old Tendulkar has to his name most of the batting records in Test and ODI cricket, including being the h ...
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Mohammad Azharuddin proud of Rahul Dravid's achievements
Daily News and Analysis - almost 5 years
Azharuddin was the Indian captain when Dravid made his debut at Lords in June 1996, and scored 95 in his maiden knock.
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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill - Economic Times
Google News - over 5 years
Another former captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, now a Congress MP, hoped the bill will improve sports in the country. "You got to make sure this bill proves to be good for sports. We have a lot of good sportspersons who suffer because of many indifferent
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Blueprint available for India's resurgence - Cricketnext.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The darkness of match fixing took away the weight of experience with Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja and Nayan Mongia, yet much confidence was invested in these two. They were allowed the space to grow, mature on their experiences of different
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Five Reasons Why RP Singh Was Really Selected For The Fourth Test At The Oval! - SB Nation
Google News - over 5 years
With Harbhajan Singh back home and Amit Mishra soon to unmask his inner Mohammad Azharuddin and swapping his bowling for batting as a result, India were falling woefully short on the spin front. RP was India's go-to slow bowler; he tried to get the
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USEFUL SPECTACLE - Calcutta Telegraph
Google News - over 5 years
Nor does it include people like Mohammad Azharuddin, the former Indian cricket captain, convicted of match fixing by the Board of Control for Cricket in India and banned for life from the game, but now the Congress MP from Moradabad
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Lakme Fashion Week Day 4: Around the world - Daily News & Analysis
Google News - over 5 years
Raageshwari Loomba, pretty as a picture in a beige Neeta outfit was heard raving about the show. Shama Sikander played the showstopper for her own show which saw Mohammad Azharuddin, Alex O'Neil, Nisha Jamvwal and Yuvika Chaudhary attend
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How did Indian bowling get so poor? - Cricketnext.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Our fathers swore by Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Viswanath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Mohammad Azharuddin. Their fathers thought as much about Vijay Manjrekar and Vijay Hazare. In all these years if the myriad generations of cricket lovers in this country have
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Clarke's catches, and Johnson's joy - ESPNcricinfo.com
Google News - over 5 years
... in 1924-25) and 266 in his last (against England at The Oval in 1934); and India's Mohammad Azharuddin made 110 on his Test debut (against England in Calcutta in 1984-85) and 102 in his last match (against South Africa in Bangalore in 1999-2000)
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Best way is to rotate players: Neil Foster - Daily News & Analysis
Google News - over 5 years
Mohammad Azharuddin came into the side and scored three consecutive centuries. My strongest memory is that it is very difficult place for a pacer. You had a good time in 1987 World Cup as well? I always enjoyed being in India
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So near and yet... - ESPNcricinfo.com
Google News - over 5 years
Some consolation for Indian fans were centuries by Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin and Navjot Sidhu. Lucky numbers for Mark Butcher, who scored his maiden Test hundred in his 13th Test, against South Africa at Headingley
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Series Spinwash - SkySports
Google News - over 5 years
On a flat pitch, England's seamers looked innocuous as India's captain Mohammad Azharuddin scored a serene 12th Test century. He had been under pressure following poor personal and team performances on his side's recent visit to South Africa but his
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mohammad Azharuddin
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    He led the team to victory in 90 ODIs, the highest until surpassed by M.S. Dhoni on 2 September 2014. His 14 test match wins as captain was a record until it was beaten by Sourav Ganguly, who has 21 test match wins to his name. Azharuddin was accused and found guilty of match-fixing in the match-fixing scandal in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details Then South African captain Hansie Cronje indicated that Azharuddin was the one to introduce him to the bookies. The ICC and the BCCI banned Azharuddin for life based on a report by the Central Bureau of Investigation. On 8 November 2012, a Divisional Bench consisting of Justice Ashutosh Mohunta and Krishna Mohan Reddy of the Andhra Pradesh High Court revoked the ban imposed. Azharuddin was a middle-order batsman. He was known for a graceful and fluid batting style. John Woodcock, a cricket writer, said of him, "It's no use asking an Englishman to bat like Mohammad Azharuddin. It would be like expecting a greyhound to win the Epsom Derby." Retired cricketer Venkataraghavan stated that "Azharuddin had the best wrists in the game".
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    He won the Indian general election, 2009 from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. Azharuddin was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1986. and he was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991 Azharuddin married Naureen in 1987 had two sons with her.
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    Azhruddin formally joined the Indian National Congress party on 19 February 2009.
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  • 2000
    Azharuddin was implicated in a cricket match-fixing scandal in 2000 and was banned by BCCI for life.
    More Details Hide Details On 8 November 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted the ban describing it as "unsustainable". Azharuddin was born in Hyderabad to Mohammad Azizuddin and Yousuf Sultana on 8 February 1963.He attended All Saints High School, Hyderabad and graduated from Nizam College, Osmania University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1996
    In 1996, he divorced her and married actress Sangeeta Bijlani. The marriage ended in a divorce in 2010 reportedly due to Azhar's alleged affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta, which was declined by the player.
    More Details Hide Details His younger son Ayazuddin died in a road accident in 2011. A Bollywood film Azhar, directed by Tony D'Souza, was based on his life. The film featured Emraan Hashmi as Mohammad Azharuddin, Nargis Fakhri as Sangeeta Bijlani and Prachi Desai as first wife Naureen. It was released on 13 May 2016.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    Azharuddin became the captain of the Indian team succeeding Krishnamachari Srikkanth in 1989.
    More Details Hide Details He led the Indian team in 47 Test matches and 174 One Day Internationals.
  • 1984
    Azharuddin made his debut for the Indian cricket team in Test cricket in 1984 against England at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 31 December 1984. and hit three centuries in his first three matches.
    More Details Hide Details Azharuddin scored a total of 22 centuries in test cricket, at an average of 45 and seven in ODIs at an average of 37. As a fielder, he took 156 catches in ODI cricket. He played 99 test matches with a highest score of 199, scored against Sri Lanka.
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  • 1963
    Born on February 8, 1963.
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