Free Press Journal
  • SRH have performed well even without Bhuvi: Pathan

    Mumbai : Former India pacer Irfan Pathan has heaped praise on the bowling attack of Sunrisers Hyderabad saying they have performed well even without their pace spearhead Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.

  • IPL 2018: Sunrisers Hyderabad have performed well even without Bhuvneshwar Kumar, says Irfan Pathan

    Mumbai: Former India pacer Irfan Pathan has heaped praise on the bowling attack of Sunrisers Hyderabad saying they have performed well even without their pace spearhead Bhuvaneshwar Kumar. “Sunrisers Hyderabad…the way they have performed without Bhuvaneshwar, who is a big bowler…According to me, in the Indian team, if anyone is at par with (Jasprit) Bumrah in ODI cricket, it is Bhuvaneshwar Kumar,” Pathan said when asked which is the strongest attack in

  • IPL 2018: These 10 marquee players weren’t picked at the auction this season

    Indian Premier League is back and it will be the eleventh season of the marquee T20 tournament. Before every IPL, the auction takes place to finalise squads (this year it was mega auction) and auctions are like the lottery, you win some, you lose some. International superstars eagerly wait for their name to be called up during the auction and how much they have earned and which team they

  • Cricket’s Lost Talents! Yusuf Pathan: From World Cup winner to life in wilderness

    What is the definition of success? How do you define a successful career? This question has been asked for centuries and we are still struggling to come up with an answer. Indian cricket has produced stalwarts such as Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar and now Virat Kohli, but it is humanly impossible to emulate them and many cricketers have fallen by the wayside and Yusuf Pathan is one of them.

  • Pope’s amazing 8 for 35 guides Australia to semis of U-19 WC

    Queenstown : Leg-spinner Lloyd Pope produced a dream spell of 8/35 as Australia defeated England by 31 runs in a dramatic fashion at the John Davies Oval here to march into the Super League semi-finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup.

  • Cricket’s lost talents: Irfan Pathan – India’s next Kapil Dev that never was

    Born in Baroda, Irfan Pathan was once considered India’s next Kapil Dev. In fact, comparisons had started a couple of years after his emergence. Irfan, 19, made his debut in the famous 2003 Adelaide Test, in which Team India made a history by winning the Test on Australian soil after 23 years. Though he failed to make an impact in the debut Test series, he had an amazing ODI

  • Yusuf Pathan hits hundred, but it’s brother Irfan who’s delighted; watch video

    Yusuf Pathan wouldn’t have asked for a better start to Ranji Trophy 2017-18 campaign with Baroda, as the hard-hitter hammered back-to-back centuries in the first match itself against Madhya Pradesh recently. In the first innings, Yusuf scored a blazing 111 while in the second he hit a fantastic 136. His knock in the second innings drew widespread applause, but it is brother Irfan’s celebration which is taking the internet by storm and

  • Eid Mubarak: Sports persons send out wishes on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha

    Muslims from all across the world are celebrating Id-ul-Zuha today. The festival which is also known as Bakr-Id is the second of the two Muslims holidays celebrated worldwide each year. As per the Islamic traditions, Eid-Al-Adha is celebrated two days after the beginning of the Hajj pilgrimage. Eid al-Adha begins with a prayer of two rakats, followed by a sermon. The start of this festival depends on the sighting of the new

  • Will always respond with dignity, love: Irfan Pathan tells trollers

    New Delhi: Indian pacer Irfan Pathan has often been on the radar of trolls on social media. Be it for posting a photograph with wife Safa Baig or celebrating Rakshabandhan, the Baroda cricketer has received backlash from various sections of the society. However, Pathan, one of India’s finest all-rounders, believes there’s no point responding to the ‘so-called haters’ as there’s no appeasing them all.

  • Now, Irfan Pathan trolled for celebrating Raksha Bandhan

    It just a few weeks ago that cricketer Irfan Pathan was trolled for posting a photo of his wife wherein his wife Safa Baig was seen showing her face and arms. Fans found the image ‘unislamic’ and mocked Irfan for being a Pathan and still failing to ask his wife cover her face and arms and also for allowing her to wear nail polish. Irfan posted the photo with his wife on

  • Playing chess, wearing nail paint, singing: Our celebs get trolled for unbelievable reasons

    It is a known fact that sexism is very much prevalent in our society. People through Twitter and Facebook have this morbid fascination to become moral guardians. They tell people how they should dress, what to eat and what not to eat. And the latest victim to this is cricketer Mohammad Kaif, who yesterday uploaded a picture of himself playing chess with his son on Facebook. Forgetting his achievements and the laurels

  • Off colour: Irfan Pathan trolled for posting image of wife with nail polish

    Getting trolled has become a part of celebrities’ lives and they must be used to it. The latest victim is Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan. Yes, the Baroda boy just posted a picture of him with wife Safa Baig on his Facebook page the message reads “This girl is trouble #love #wifey.” and after that hate message started flooding.

  • Gautam Gambhir blessed with a baby girl

    New Delhi : Seasoned cricketer Gautam Gambhir was blessed with a baby girl for the second time and he shared the news on micro-blogging site Twitter.

  • Chappell had no hand in hampering my bowling, says Irfan Pathan

    New Delhi : Rubbishing the popular perception that former India coach Greg Chappell ruined his career by promoting him as a top order batsman, veteran all-rounder Irfan Pathan cleared the air by saying that he was selected as a batsman for representing the country at the Under-15 level.

  • Lions hope Irfan will deliver goods

    Kolkata : Gujarat Lions have given a lifeline to the struggling career of Irfan Pathan and team Chief Executive Arvinder Singh said he has high hopes on the ‘veteran’ all-rounder to deliver the goods in the IPL.

  • Lifeline for Irfan as Lions sign him

    New Delhi : Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan got an IPL lifeline after the struggling Gujarat Lions roped him as Dwayne Bravo’s replacement.

  • Irfan Pathan and wife Safa Baig blessed with Baby Boy

    All rounder Irfan Pathan had a mixed year so far. But just when all seemed to be going downhill for the left-hander, he received the most beautiful news he could have wished for.

  • Fifer for Irfan

    Vadodara : After veteran RP Singh’s incisive spell in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final, it was time for another seasoned left-arm paceman Irfan Pathan to serve a reminder to the selectors with a five wicket haul as Baroda crushed Assam by 49 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Pathan recorded career-best T20 figures of 5/13 in four overs as Assam were restricted to 116 for 9 in 20 overs reply to Baroda’s decent score