Saeed Ajmal

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Saeed Ajmal said : “Pakistan comprises of young players, England series will be difficult for them. It does not seem possible for Pakistan to win the series,” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Pakistan's bowling [unit] is very young. [Moreover], their test ranking is quite new. On the other hand, England are experienced. Pakistan can have trouble there" External link

geo-tv Monday, June 29, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Younis Khan ) : “I can say with conviction that no Pakistan player indulged in any activity that led to any match being lost just so that Younis Khan could be removed as captain. I played in those games and I know that no such thing happened as we all played to win the game,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal asserted : “He’s out today, he’s out ten years ago and he’s out after ten years,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : “I don’t know how the ball missed the wickets [in replays]. But he was [definitely] out and there is nothing much to debate about that. When I look at the replays I feel that they’ve probably missed one or so frames,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even today, the third umpire's decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal explained ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “More disappointing was that we lost the semifinal and it is obvious that Tendulkar’s 85 runs made all the difference. Even today, the third umpire’s decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team,” External link

india Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “It was straight in front and I was 100 percent sure he was out. Shahid Afridi, Kamran, Wahab and other players asked me was he (Tendulkar) out and I told them he is gone,” External link

india Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Even today, the third umpire’s decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even today, the third umpire's decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I was 110% confident when the referral was made that the batsman was out,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about James Anderson ) : "When they [England] took the new ball, Anderson came up to me and said ‘Are you ready for bouncers?’ and I told him that I don’t know English. I thought he is joking since I am a tailender and he would probably bowl straight and get me out," External link

tribune Monday, April 13, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “We have a strong squad for the upcoming season of PSL,” “As a coach, I will try to bring the team back on to the winning track. All the players in the team are like my kids and are my favourite” External link

tribune Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Reducing Test matches by one day could hurt the longest format of the game. Sponsors are also not going to be onboard with the idea. I believe that the ICC should try to maintain the traditional beauty of the game. The real essence of cricket is Test matches and it should be maintained in its true form,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, January 3, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Reducing Test matches by one day could hurt the longest format of the game. Sponsors are also not going to be onboard with the idea. I believe that the ICC should try to maintain the traditional beauty of the game. The real essence of cricket is Test matches and it should be maintained in its true form,” External link

tribune Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : “I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : "I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft," External link

news18 Friday, September 20, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : “I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 20, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : "I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft," External link

business-standard Friday, September 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am retiring today and at 40 years of age I thought it is now time for me to make way for younger players. I got this feeling I was being considered extra baggage even in domestic teams and I didn't want to go out losing my respect," External link

dnaindia Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about William Hussey ) : "I am retiring with a heavy heart because firstly I think the ICC's protocol is too harsh and if all bowlers today playing international cricket are tested I am sure at least 90 percent will fail to clear this protocol," External link

dnaindia Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “I will now concentrate on my assignments as a coach and on my cricket academy in Faisalabad,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:50:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : "I am quitting all forms of cricket after the current National Twenty20 tournament," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:14:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “It’s unfortunate that we haven’t had an offspinner since I was out, which is why I believe I still have a chance to make it,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:36:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my own abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 24, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I took 20 wickets in the T20 tournament in Multan. I was the leading wicket-taker in the competition. Even in the domestic T20s in England last year (for Worcestershire) I was among the best bowlers of the tournament. I don't know why these performances are not being considered," "I don't have any fitness concerns either as I have played both the domestic T20 and 50-over tournaments this year. I am working very hard for a comeback," External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "They told me I've got to prove my worth in domestic cricket. My performances in domestic cricket is in front of everyone, but still I am being neglected. Every bowler who had issues with his bowling action is back in the team. It is only me who is not being selected. It looks as if the whole idea behind the drive against chucking was to ban me," External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “In the past also having cricket series helped reduced tensions and I firmly believe there should be cricket between the two countries,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 1, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “In the past also having cricket series helped reduced tensions and I firmly believe there should be cricket between the two countries,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 30, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I have no intention to quit one-day or Twenty20 cricket at the moment. I have worked really hard to stage a comeback and my performance in the National T20 cup reflects that. I have proved my fitness in the National T20 Cup. I should be given a chance. If I fail to perform, I will walk away myself. The Board doesn't have a decent off-spinner it its entire domestic structure," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : "I have proved my form and fitness. I am not quitting and will keep playing domestic cricket. I have played a key role in so many victories, the board should give me a chance like the West Indies are giving to Sunil Narine," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I have no intention to quit one-day or Twenty20 cricket at the moment. I have worked really hard to stage a comeback and my performance in the National T20 cup reflects that. I have proved my fitness in the National T20 Cup. I should be given a chance. If I fail to perform, I will walk away myself. The Board doesn't have a decent off-spinner it its entire domestic structure," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : "I have proved my form and fitness. I am not quitting and will keep playing domestic cricket. I have played a key role in so many victories, the board should give me a chance like the West Indies are giving to Sunil Narine," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No one has contacted me from the PCB as of now regarding my retirement plan,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Pakistan don’t have any good off-spinners in whole domestic structure,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No one has contacted me from the PCB as of now regarding my retirement plan,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:00:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “Misbah uses spinners really well — better than he uses pacers — so I feel it will be a test of his captaincy as Pakistan will have to rely heavily on their pace attack if they are to do well against England,” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Amir ) : “The good thing for Pakistan is that their batting has clicked so far and the only worry is the openers,” “People think our bowling will do wonders in England but it is not as simple as it looks. Apart from Amir, I don’t think we have many good exponents of the new ball though Imran is decent” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I would urge Misbah to play with one batsman less and go for five frontline bowlers in the Lord’s Test because the openers struggled in the tour matches and Azhar Ali is capable of opening the batting,” “Pakistan have to take a gamble because they have a good chance of winning the Lord’s Test” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “The PCB should take interest in these tournaments and these tournaments should not be held in Ramazan only but also throughout the year and in 50-over format too as sponsors take a keen interest in these tournaments,” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Finally there is a biomechanics lab in Pakistan, something which should have been done a couple of years back. If we had this facility, I could have modified my action,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:26:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Hafeez and Azhar are the best choices to take over as captain,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:38:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal remarked : “We have a tough match ahead against environment challenges and it can only be won through strong teamwork,” “Earth Hour ensures that all of us are captains of this game” External link

tribune Saturday, March 14, 2015 3:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell," External link

geo-tv Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:56:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell,” External link

tribune Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:53:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal recalled ( about Steve Davis ) : “Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire,” External link

dawn Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:10:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “He has always had issues with us and even when we didn’t want him for a match no one listened to us,” External link

dawn Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:10:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Steve Davis ) : "Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Steve Davis ) : "Steve Davis has always had issues with us and even when we didn't want him for a match no one listened to us," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even at that time I remember Gautam Gambhir telling Sachin not to take a referral as it was a big out yet when the referral was taken it showed the ball going outside the leg-side and this raises lot of questions about this technology. After all this technology is also managed by human beings," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "The pressure of playing India in a World Cup is unlike playing in any other match and it gets to you on the field as well," "The expectations are so high from your family, friends, relatives and supporters. You can become a hero or a zero" External link

thenews-pk Sunday, February 15, 2015 6:25:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "The pressure of playing India in a World Cup is unlike playing in any other match and it gets to you on the field as well," "The expectations are so high from your family, friends, relatives and supporters. You can become a hero or a zero" External link

geo-tv Saturday, February 14, 2015 9:38:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Who doesn’t want to play in a mega event like the World Cup. I feel the same way. But even from here I would love to see our players finally beat India in a World Cup,” External link

gulfnews Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have a feeling this time history will change because this Indian team is undergoing lots of problems and don’t appear to have adjusted as yet to conditions in Australia,” External link

gulfnews Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am really delighted today at my action being cleared but I want to return to top cricket when totally comfortable I can repeat my old performances,” “It has been a hard time for me and it is not easy to have had my World Cup plans disrupted. But the bad times are now over and it is the start of a new phase of cricket for me,” External link

gulfnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 10:50:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “I am really happy that finally my action is clear and all the hard work has paid dividends. I have no intention to retire and I want to play for three to four years more for Pakistan,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am really delighted today at my action being cleared but I want to return to top cricket when totally comfortable I can repeat my old performances,” “It has been a hard time for me and it is not easy to have had my World Cup plans disrupted. But the bad times are now over and it is the start of a new phase of cricket for me,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have set my sights on the series against Bangladesh, but if Pakistan needed me during the World Cup, I am available to join the team,” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am thankful to my coaches ... for working tirelessly with me and remodeling my action,” “It was not an easy thing as I used to bowl 40 overs a day and practice very hard” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “If I had any retirement plans I would have quit when I was suspended last year,” “I want to play for another three-four years before quitting the game” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, February 7, 2015 1:20:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “earlier I used to bring my bowling arm from behind my body. Now it is more of side on. Likewise, my front foot used to be on the air but now I keep my delivery strike on the ground” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Saqlain Mushtaq ) : “Saqlain had motivated me highly and inspired me to bring in the changes in my action by going to the nets on daily basis to work for over three hours. He had said that with his new bowling action, he had bowled over 12,000 deliveries at the nets and played a couple of domestic matches,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:14:00 PM EAT



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Shahid Afridi told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Saeed Ajmal was batting with me. I told him to put bat on ball and get a single. I told him not to go for the sweep shot but he ended up playing one and lost his wicket. Ashwin was bowling well, he was getting some purchase from the track too,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Shahid Afridi said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “During the World Cup, he also looked scared of Saeed Ajmal,” “It’s not a big deal, players do feel the pressure at times and it becomes difficult” External link

india Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gautam Gambhir said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : "One battle which I thoroughly enjoyed was against Saeed Ajmal. Because Ajmal was probably one of the toughest off-spinners I have faced, especially under lights as we couldn't pick his Doosra. And the speed with which he used to bowl at, he was very very lethal," External link

tribune Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : "I told myself that I am going to start playing him (Ajmal) like a legspinner because his doosra was quite difficult to face and his offspinner was not that lethal. So I said I am going to try and hit him over cover consistently, and it just paid off. As soon as I negated his doosra, the potency of his threat became lesser and lesser," External link

irishsun Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “I told myself that I am going to start playing him (Ajmal) like a legspinner because his doosra was quite difficult to face and his offspinner was not that lethal. So I said I am going to try and hit him over cover consistently, and it just paid off. As soon as I negated his doosra, the potency of his threat became lesser and lesser,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Coming up against Ajmal, someone who I had enormous respect for. He got me out so many times throughout my career and I had a lot trouble facing him,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Jones said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Saeed has been our chief entertainment officer, and we have huge respect for him as a cricketer and a future coach,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:07:00 PM EAT

Wahab Riaz said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “In the UAE, spinners did well and we had Saeed Ajmal as the number one spinner. Ajmal is not here, so we each have more responsibility and everyone is trying to play his part,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:04:00 AM EAT

Wahab Riaz said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “In the UAE, spinners did well and we had Saeed Ajmal as the number one spinner. Ajmal is not here, so we each have more responsibility and everyone is trying to play his part,” External link

dawn Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:35:00 AM EAT

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Saeed Ajmal

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Saeed Ajmal said : “Pakistan comprises of young players, England series will be difficult for them. It does not seem possible for Pakistan to win the series,” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Pakistan's bowling [unit] is very young. [Moreover], their test ranking is quite new. On the other hand, England are experienced. Pakistan can have trouble there" External link

geo-tv Monday, June 29, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Younis Khan ) : “I can say with conviction that no Pakistan player indulged in any activity that led to any match being lost just so that Younis Khan could be removed as captain. I played in those games and I know that no such thing happened as we all played to win the game,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal asserted : “He’s out today, he’s out ten years ago and he’s out after ten years,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : “I don’t know how the ball missed the wickets [in replays]. But he was [definitely] out and there is nothing much to debate about that. When I look at the replays I feel that they’ve probably missed one or so frames,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even today, the third umpire's decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal explained ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “More disappointing was that we lost the semifinal and it is obvious that Tendulkar’s 85 runs made all the difference. Even today, the third umpire’s decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team,” External link

india Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “It was straight in front and I was 100 percent sure he was out. Shahid Afridi, Kamran, Wahab and other players asked me was he (Tendulkar) out and I told them he is gone,” External link

india Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Even today, the third umpire’s decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even today, the third umpire's decision baffles me. Maybe luck was with him that day and he went on play such a crucial innings for his team," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I was 110% confident when the referral was made that the batsman was out,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about James Anderson ) : "When they [England] took the new ball, Anderson came up to me and said ‘Are you ready for bouncers?’ and I told him that I don’t know English. I thought he is joking since I am a tailender and he would probably bowl straight and get me out," External link

tribune Monday, April 13, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “We have a strong squad for the upcoming season of PSL,” “As a coach, I will try to bring the team back on to the winning track. All the players in the team are like my kids and are my favourite” External link

tribune Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Reducing Test matches by one day could hurt the longest format of the game. Sponsors are also not going to be onboard with the idea. I believe that the ICC should try to maintain the traditional beauty of the game. The real essence of cricket is Test matches and it should be maintained in its true form,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, January 3, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Reducing Test matches by one day could hurt the longest format of the game. Sponsors are also not going to be onboard with the idea. I believe that the ICC should try to maintain the traditional beauty of the game. The real essence of cricket is Test matches and it should be maintained in its true form,” External link

tribune Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : “I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : "I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft," External link

news18 Friday, September 20, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : “I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 20, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal agreed : "I think those Sri Lankan players or foreigners who can come for the PSL matches should also tour with their national teams. And if anyone refuses to come with their teams they should not be included in the PSL draft," External link

business-standard Friday, September 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am retiring today and at 40 years of age I thought it is now time for me to make way for younger players. I got this feeling I was being considered extra baggage even in domestic teams and I didn't want to go out losing my respect," External link

dnaindia Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about William Hussey ) : "I am retiring with a heavy heart because firstly I think the ICC's protocol is too harsh and if all bowlers today playing international cricket are tested I am sure at least 90 percent will fail to clear this protocol," External link

dnaindia Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “I will now concentrate on my assignments as a coach and on my cricket academy in Faisalabad,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:50:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : "I am quitting all forms of cricket after the current National Twenty20 tournament," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:14:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “It’s unfortunate that we haven’t had an offspinner since I was out, which is why I believe I still have a chance to make it,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:36:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No matter what anyone says. No matter what anyone thinks. I have confidence in my own abilities and I know I deserve another shot at international cricket,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 24, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I took 20 wickets in the T20 tournament in Multan. I was the leading wicket-taker in the competition. Even in the domestic T20s in England last year (for Worcestershire) I was among the best bowlers of the tournament. I don't know why these performances are not being considered," "I don't have any fitness concerns either as I have played both the domestic T20 and 50-over tournaments this year. I am working very hard for a comeback," External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "They told me I've got to prove my worth in domestic cricket. My performances in domestic cricket is in front of everyone, but still I am being neglected. Every bowler who had issues with his bowling action is back in the team. It is only me who is not being selected. It looks as if the whole idea behind the drive against chucking was to ban me," External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “In the past also having cricket series helped reduced tensions and I firmly believe there should be cricket between the two countries,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 1, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “In the past also having cricket series helped reduced tensions and I firmly believe there should be cricket between the two countries,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 30, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I have no intention to quit one-day or Twenty20 cricket at the moment. I have worked really hard to stage a comeback and my performance in the National T20 cup reflects that. I have proved my fitness in the National T20 Cup. I should be given a chance. If I fail to perform, I will walk away myself. The Board doesn't have a decent off-spinner it its entire domestic structure," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : "I have proved my form and fitness. I am not quitting and will keep playing domestic cricket. I have played a key role in so many victories, the board should give me a chance like the West Indies are giving to Sunil Narine," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I have no intention to quit one-day or Twenty20 cricket at the moment. I have worked really hard to stage a comeback and my performance in the National T20 cup reflects that. I have proved my fitness in the National T20 Cup. I should be given a chance. If I fail to perform, I will walk away myself. The Board doesn't have a decent off-spinner it its entire domestic structure," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal added : "I have proved my form and fitness. I am not quitting and will keep playing domestic cricket. I have played a key role in so many victories, the board should give me a chance like the West Indies are giving to Sunil Narine," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No one has contacted me from the PCB as of now regarding my retirement plan,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Pakistan don’t have any good off-spinners in whole domestic structure,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “No one has contacted me from the PCB as of now regarding my retirement plan,” External link

tribune Tuesday, September 20, 2016 2:00:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “Misbah uses spinners really well — better than he uses pacers — so I feel it will be a test of his captaincy as Pakistan will have to rely heavily on their pace attack if they are to do well against England,” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Amir ) : “The good thing for Pakistan is that their batting has clicked so far and the only worry is the openers,” “People think our bowling will do wonders in England but it is not as simple as it looks. Apart from Amir, I don’t think we have many good exponents of the new ball though Imran is decent” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I would urge Misbah to play with one batsman less and go for five frontline bowlers in the Lord’s Test because the openers struggled in the tour matches and Azhar Ali is capable of opening the batting,” “Pakistan have to take a gamble because they have a good chance of winning the Lord’s Test” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “The PCB should take interest in these tournaments and these tournaments should not be held in Ramazan only but also throughout the year and in 50-over format too as sponsors take a keen interest in these tournaments,” External link

tribune Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Finally there is a biomechanics lab in Pakistan, something which should have been done a couple of years back. If we had this facility, I could have modified my action,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:26:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Hafeez and Azhar are the best choices to take over as captain,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:38:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal remarked : “We have a tough match ahead against environment challenges and it can only be won through strong teamwork,” “Earth Hour ensures that all of us are captains of this game” External link

tribune Saturday, March 14, 2015 3:23:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell," External link

geo-tv Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:56:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell,” External link

tribune Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:53:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "I am proud to be part of Worcestershire County Cricket Club and delighted to be coming back for a third spell," External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal recalled ( about Steve Davis ) : “Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire,” External link

dawn Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:10:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “He has always had issues with us and even when we didn’t want him for a match no one listened to us,” External link

dawn Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:10:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Steve Davis ) : "Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Steve Davis ) : "Steve Davis has always had issues with us and even when we didn't want him for a match no one listened to us," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "Even at that time I remember Gautam Gambhir telling Sachin not to take a referral as it was a big out yet when the referral was taken it showed the ball going outside the leg-side and this raises lot of questions about this technology. After all this technology is also managed by human beings," External link

rediff Monday, February 16, 2015 5:26:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "The pressure of playing India in a World Cup is unlike playing in any other match and it gets to you on the field as well," "The expectations are so high from your family, friends, relatives and supporters. You can become a hero or a zero" External link

thenews-pk Sunday, February 15, 2015 6:25:00 AM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : "The pressure of playing India in a World Cup is unlike playing in any other match and it gets to you on the field as well," "The expectations are so high from your family, friends, relatives and supporters. You can become a hero or a zero" External link

geo-tv Saturday, February 14, 2015 9:38:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “Who doesn’t want to play in a mega event like the World Cup. I feel the same way. But even from here I would love to see our players finally beat India in a World Cup,” External link

gulfnews Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have a feeling this time history will change because this Indian team is undergoing lots of problems and don’t appear to have adjusted as yet to conditions in Australia,” External link

gulfnews Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:08:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am really delighted today at my action being cleared but I want to return to top cricket when totally comfortable I can repeat my old performances,” “It has been a hard time for me and it is not easy to have had my World Cup plans disrupted. But the bad times are now over and it is the start of a new phase of cricket for me,” External link

gulfnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 10:50:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal told : “I am really happy that finally my action is clear and all the hard work has paid dividends. I have no intention to retire and I want to play for three to four years more for Pakistan,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am really delighted today at my action being cleared but I want to return to top cricket when totally comfortable I can repeat my old performances,” “It has been a hard time for me and it is not easy to have had my World Cup plans disrupted. But the bad times are now over and it is the start of a new phase of cricket for me,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have set my sights on the series against Bangladesh, but if Pakistan needed me during the World Cup, I am available to join the team,” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I am thankful to my coaches ... for working tirelessly with me and remodeling my action,” “It was not an easy thing as I used to bowl 40 overs a day and practice very hard” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “If I had any retirement plans I would have quit when I was suspended last year,” “I want to play for another three-four years before quitting the game” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:07:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, February 7, 2015 1:20:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “earlier I used to bring my bowling arm from behind my body. Now it is more of side on. Likewise, my front foot used to be on the air but now I keep my delivery strike on the ground” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said ( about Saqlain Mushtaq ) : “Saqlain had motivated me highly and inspired me to bring in the changes in my action by going to the nets on daily basis to work for over three hours. He had said that with his new bowling action, he had bowled over 12,000 deliveries at the nets and played a couple of domestic matches,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saeed Ajmal said : “I have no intention of retiring and want to play 3-4 more years for Pakistan,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:14:00 PM EAT



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Shahid Afridi told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Saeed Ajmal was batting with me. I told him to put bat on ball and get a single. I told him not to go for the sweep shot but he ended up playing one and lost his wicket. Ashwin was bowling well, he was getting some purchase from the track too,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Shahid Afridi said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “During the World Cup, he also looked scared of Saeed Ajmal,” “It’s not a big deal, players do feel the pressure at times and it becomes difficult” External link

india Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gautam Gambhir said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : "One battle which I thoroughly enjoyed was against Saeed Ajmal. Because Ajmal was probably one of the toughest off-spinners I have faced, especially under lights as we couldn't pick his Doosra. And the speed with which he used to bowl at, he was very very lethal," External link

tribune Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : "I told myself that I am going to start playing him (Ajmal) like a legspinner because his doosra was quite difficult to face and his offspinner was not that lethal. So I said I am going to try and hit him over cover consistently, and it just paid off. As soon as I negated his doosra, the potency of his threat became lesser and lesser," External link

irishsun Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “I told myself that I am going to start playing him (Ajmal) like a legspinner because his doosra was quite difficult to face and his offspinner was not that lethal. So I said I am going to try and hit him over cover consistently, and it just paid off. As soon as I negated his doosra, the potency of his threat became lesser and lesser,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Coming up against Ajmal, someone who I had enormous respect for. He got me out so many times throughout my career and I had a lot trouble facing him,” External link

tribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Jones said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “Saeed has been our chief entertainment officer, and we have huge respect for him as a cricketer and a future coach,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:07:00 PM EAT

Wahab Riaz said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “In the UAE, spinners did well and we had Saeed Ajmal as the number one spinner. Ajmal is not here, so we each have more responsibility and everyone is trying to play his part,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:04:00 AM EAT

Wahab Riaz said ( about Saeed Ajmal ) : “In the UAE, spinners did well and we had Saeed Ajmal as the number one spinner. Ajmal is not here, so we each have more responsibility and everyone is trying to play his part,” External link

dawn Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:35:00 AM EAT