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Pathan shines for Middlesex

May 26, 2005 21:54 IST

Irfan Pathan made a promising start to his first county appearance, scoring a crafty 41 and then taking two quick wickets for Middlesex in the four-day match against Sussex at Hove on Thursday.

The Indian pacer, who signed with Middlesex as a replacement for the injured South African paceman Nanty Haywards, came in to bat with his team on 290 for 7 and built partnerships of 33 and 45 runs respectively with P N Weeks (55) and M M Betts (36 not out) to take the totalto 401 in their first innings.

The left arm paceman then claimed two for 21 to leave Sussex struggling at 41 for three at lunch on the second day.

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Sub: Pathan Shines

Don't put too much pressure of expectations on Pathan. He is not god.


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Sub: irfan pathan

it was quite amusing for all us indians to find out why such a brilliant player like pathan had been left out of the Indian ...


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Sub: irfan pathan's performance

irfan pathan has again proved himself it was just an injury that hampered his performance he is not a one year wonder he is here ...


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Indian selectors should never kick any fast bowler out of the team after couple of failures when he had been the main striker for last ...


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Fine start by Irfan Pathan.


Posted by Dr. Cajetan Coelho




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