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Khaleel Ahmed hopeful of making the cut as deadline nears for World Cup squad selection

Khaleel Ahmed was once a top contender to be India's back-up pacer at the upcoming 2019 World Cup, however, poor outings against Australia and New Zealand in the away series dented his hopes of making the cut in the final 15-man squad. Despite all ...
Sunday, April 14, 2019

Watch – Khaleel Ahmed Clears Tim Seifert's Timbers with a Beauty

During the first game in Wellington, NZ wicketkeeper-batsman, Tim Seifert gave them a brilliant start. He scored 84 off 43 balls before Khaleel Ahmed broke his stumps. Also, the animated celebration from the pacer showed how much of importance that ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Asia Cup 2018: Khaleel Ahmed becomes 222nd ODI player to play for India, all ...

Khaleel Ahmed became India's 222nd ODI player after he was included in the starting eleven in India's opening Asia Cup 2018 match against Hong Kong. The national selectors earlier on 1 September announced India's squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Who is Khaleel Ahmed, India's Debutant at Asia Cup?

A 20-year-old from Rajasthan is Indian cricket's latest prospect for filling the spot of a left-arm seamer in the ODI team. Ignoring the likes of Jaydev Unadkat and Barinder Sran, the selectors gave Khaleel Ahmed from Tonk his maiden senior team call ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

It was an emotional moment watching match on TV gifted by Khaleel Ahmed, says ...

As Khaleel Ahmed received his ODI cap No.222, it made for the moment the rookie had dreamt of since he decided to make a career out of a piece of leather. The left-arm bowler scalped three wickets, out of which two came at a crucial juncture when it ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Asia Cup 2018 - India vs Pakistan: Khaleel Ahmed emulates idol Zaheer Khan on ...

Moments after being picked in the Indian squad for the ongoing Asia Cup in the UAE, left-arm fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed had said that the legendary Zaheer Khan was his idol and he wished to emulate the former India pace spearhead when given a chance ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Khaleel Ahmed - 5 things to know about India's 222nd ODI player

Khaleel Ahmed was handed his maiden ODI cap by India's stand-in-captain Rohit Sharma at Dubai ahed of the team's tournament opener against Hong Kong. The left-arm paceman thus became the 222nd player to represent India in one-day internationals.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

From Tonk to Team India – Khaleel Ahmed's Rise Through the Ranks

Saturday, September 1 2018 will now be inscribed in Khaleel Ahmed's memories for the rest of his life. The tall paceman from Tonk, a small town in Rajasthan, was the only new face in the 16-man India squad announced by the MSK Prasad-led selection ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Who is Khaleel Ahmed?

When the Indian team for the Asia Cup was announced earlier this month, the only new face was Khaleel Ahmed, the left-arm fast bowler from Rajasthan. Khaleel, 20, has played only two first-class games but has mainly played limited-overs games for ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018