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Ajay Devgn offers movie to Krunal Pandya

Staff Writer Updated: 5 April, 2019, 5:01 PM IST

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Ajay Devgn, who is one of the famous Bollywood actors, recently celebrated his 50th birthday. Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya whished the actor on his special day. Replying to his wish, Ajay offered him a film. Krunal had shared a picture of himself with the actor and wrote, "Singham, Superstar and my doppelganger. Happy birthday to one of my favourite actors @ajaydevgn #HappyBirthdayAjayDevgn." To which, Ajay Devgn replied, "Thanks Krunal.. Ek double role ki film saath mein karte hain!"

The conversation didn’t end here and Krunal Pandya agreed to feature in a movie alongside the veteran actor but he requested Ajay to support Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium. "Done! Par pehle aap Wankhede padhariye to cheer for @mipaltan phir film karte hain," read Krunal Pandya's reply.

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I like to play the helicopter shot a lot and will try to play the shot whenever I can – Rashid Khan

Staff Writer Updated: 5 April, 2019, 5:23 PM IST

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Sunrisers Hyderabad are leading the points table in the ongoing edition of the cash rich league. They defeated Delhi Capitals in their last game with Jonny Bairstow Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi playing crucial roles in New Delhi. While Bairstow batted fluently, Nabi and Rashid combined together to take three wickets of Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer.

In a video posted by the official website of IPL, Nabi asks Rashid about his preference when it comes to batting and bowling. “I love my bowling, but I like to play the helicopter shot a lot," responded Rashid. "The fans, they like it a lot too and want to see it in every game.

“I’ve been working hard on that and so far it has worked out well and I will try to play the shot whenever I can.”

Rashid revealed that his fitness is one of the reasons behind his everlasting energy. “The reason I am so energetic is my fitness and it helps enjoy the game game – batting, bowling or fielding," he said.

“You have to play consecutive games very quickly and you are travelling regularly also. So by staying fit it helps perform better during the games.”

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Mohammad Nabi is the reason behind Rashid Khan's success in shorter formats

Staff Writer Updated: 5 April, 2019, 5:12 PM IST

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Mohammad Nabi, who has been phenomenal for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, has revealed that he helps his national teammate Rashid Khan is setting up the field during the course of the matches.

“When Rashid and I play together, either in the national team or any other team, that is when I have to help him a little bit in terms of what the batsman is thinking or what kind of fields to set,” Nabi said during the post-match conference.

“Most of our (Nabi and Rashid) discussions is about placing the correct fielding positions,” he added.

Nabi has made his performance count since he was drafted in the playing XI. He took four wickets in the first match and accounted for 2 scalps in the second match against Delhi Capitals. The 34-yaer old also spoke about his game plan, stating that he doesn't go after wickets.

“If you bowl a lot of dot balls, then the batsman will definitely make a mistake. If you only chase wickets, you won’t get any wickets, and you’ll get hit.”

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Eoin Morgan describes the relationship between Warner and Bairstow in the best possible manner

Harshit Anand Updated: 5 April, 2019, 5:06 PM IST