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Saqlain helps Hauritz prepare for The Oval

Australia have drafted in Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistan and Surrey offspinner, to work with Nathan Hauritz in the build-up to the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval. Saqlain attended Australia's training session at The Oval on Monday where he is understood to have imparted advice on local conditions and the art of slow bowling.

Pakistan’s Saqlain Mushtaq made me a better bowler’

West Indies off-spinner Shillingford owes his success to a spin camp in Barbado Kolkata: Shane Shillingford says he owes his success to Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq. After attending a spin clinic conducted by Mushtaq in Barbados recently, he feels he has emerged a better bowler and at the Eden Gardens on Thursday, he destroyed India’s top order with a spell of four for 130, which included the prized wicket of Sachin Tendulkar.


Saqlain, the coach, in demand across globe

Saqlain Mushtaq, who baffled many a batsman with his ‘doosra’, is now passing on his bag of tricks to many talented cricketers in the UK. Saqlain runs his own cricket centre ‘Saqlain Mushtaq Cricket Academy’ at Leicestershire


Sachin Tendulkar's retirement a big loss to world cricket, says Saqlain Mushtaq

red for his 10-wicket match haul that was instrumental in his team handing a 12-run defeat to India in the 1999 Chennai Test match, said it was an "honour" playing against Sachin Tendulkar and he enjoyed bowling to the legendary batsman.

Windies Women’s spin duo hail work of Saqlain

RIDGETOWN, Barbados – West Indies Women’s spinners Anisa Mohammed and Shaquana Quintyne have identified the work they did with Pakistan spin bowling legend Saqlain Mushtaq a month ago, as the main reason for their recent bowling success.

Will definitely miss Saqlain Gazi

Sohag Gazi  the Bangladesh off spinner, admitted he will miss spin bowling consultant Saqlain Mushtaq as he prepares for the home series against New Zealand.

West Indies turn to Saqlain for spin lesson


camp outside Bridgetown in Barbados. Saqlain said he was “more than happy to come to the Carribbean” when Ottis Gibson, the West Indies coach, gave him a call and extended the invitation on behalf of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).


Former Pakistan Test star Saqlain Mushtaq opens Leicester academy

"I have established my coaching academy based in Leicestershire having settled down with my family in Evington," said Saqlain, who had a spell with Syston in the Everards Premier League in 2010.


Ahead of the 1997 county season, Surrey recruited two spinners – one from the Punjab, the other from Hove – who would spearhead the club’s most successful period in 40 years. Here, the “spin brothers” look back on their glory days spent together at The Oval.

Cricket needs another Shane Warne Saqlain Mushtaq

Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mustaq has said that international cricket is in dire need of a world class spinner on the lines of legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne.

A rare honour Surrey name a stand after Saqlain

Surrey have named a seating stand at The Oval after Saqlain Mushtaq, the Pakistani offspinner. Saqlain, who has represented Surrey for several seasons is the second overseas player after Sylvester Clarke to have a block named after him this season.

Saqlain Mushtaq can inspire West Indies' spinners, says Nikita Miller

Kingston Jamaica West Indies spinner Nikita Miller said the return of spin legend and coach Saqlain Mushtaq to the regional setup will help inspire their bowlers in the limited-overs series against England, starting Friday.

Badree praises Saqlain's influence

Samuel Badres the West Indies legspinner, has called Saqlain Mushtaq a calming influence on the side. The former Pakistan offspinner is here in Bangladesh for the World T20 as part of the West Indies coaching group.

ICC World Twenty 20 Saqlain Mushtaq's presence in Windies camp gives jitters to Pakistan

in an ICC World Twenty 20  match that could decide which team will advance to the semifinal, Saqlain Mushtaq helping West Indies' spinners has made Pakistan players and coach Moin Khan nervous.

Facing Saeed Ajmal should not be an issue for the West Indies Saqlain Mushtaq

Watching Saqlain Mushtaq bowl was always an experience. The former Pakistan off spinner was accurate, teased batsmen, stared at them, sledged them and bamboozled the very best with his invention, the doosra. 

Saqlain Mushtaq 'proud' to be associated with doosra

Off spinner's doosra has been a controversial topic and has attracted criticism from all corners. Some say it cannot be bowled without bending the arm. Spin legends like Bishan Singh Bedi have even called for a ban on doosra after Sri Lankan ace Muttiah Muralitharan retired and questioned its legality.

Saqlain factor spices up Pak Windies decider

The West Indies have an ace up their sleeve in Saqlain Mushtaq as the defending champions take on Pakistan in a make or break World Twenty 20 encounter in Dhaka on Tuesday today.

Unfair to blame spinners alone for England debacle Saqlain Mushtaq

Spin legend who last donned Pakistan colours in 2004, tells DNA that the tables could turn when Cook & Co tour India.

Saqlain Mushtaq advises bowlers to accept ICC’s 15 degree limit’ rule

Pakistani spin bowling legend Saqlain Mushtaq has said that players should move on accept the current rules of the ICC regarding 15 degrees of permissible straightening of the elbow joint for all bowlers in international cricket.

Saqlain Mushtaq: Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine are skilful cricketers

How was it working with the West Indies spinners leading up to and during the World T20 and your assessment of West Indies performance at that tournament?

Pakistan Board asks Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal's action after bowling action suspension

Pakistani cricket authorities have turned to former top spinner, Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal change his bowling action and make a comeback to international cricket.

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