CricXtasy On The Spot with Wasim Jaffer

posted on 2018-10-25 19:03:02
posted by Yash Kashikar

In an exclusive conversation with CricXtasy, Wasim Jaffer spills the beans over his favourite song, favourite movie, best cricketing memory and much more.

Classy cover drives, picture-perfect straight drives, delicate flick of the wrists sending the ball towards the boundary line and the unending hunger for runs. Over the last 23 years, we have seen it all from a certain gentleman hailing from Mumbai who has conquered the Indian domestic circuit with utmost authority.  

As the veteran cricketer, gears up for yet another domestic season with Vidarbha, our correspondent, Yash Kashikar caught up with him for an exclusive rapid fire round. In the candid conversation, Jaffer spilled the beans over his favourite song, favourite actor, best cricketing memory and much more.

Q. Favourite ground?

Jaffer: Eden Gardens (Kolkata).

Q. Favourite holiday destination?

Jaffer: Switzerland.

Q. Favourite movie?

Jaffer: I like a lot of comedy movies so probably one of them.

Q. One song which is at the top of your playlist currently?

Jaffer: Nazm Nazm from  Bareilly Ki Barfi.

Q. Favourite actor?

Jaffer: Aamir Khan and Govinda.

Q. Best cricketing memory?

Jaffer: Double hundred against Pakistan at Kolkata. 

Q. The cricketer you grew up idolising? 

Jaffer: Sachin Tendulkar.

Q.  Best batting partner?

Jaffer: Virender Sehwag.

Q. Best batsman of modern day era- Virat Kohli/Joe Root/Steve Smith/ Kane Williamson 

Jaffer: Virat Kohli.

Wasim Jaffer and CricXtasy correspondent, Yash Kashikar share a Selfie moment after the conversation. 

Q. One bowler you love facing?

Jaffer: Anybody who gives me runs. (He chuckles)

Q. Toughest bowler you have faced till date?

Jaffer: Brett Lee.

Q. One superpower you would love to have?

Jaffer: I would like to be invisible. (Giggles)

Q. Any superstition?

Jaffer: I wear my protective equipment like the pads and gloves on the right side first. 

Q. How would you describe yourself in one word?

Jaffer: Laid-back.

Q. If you had to describe this conversation in one word, how would you do that?

Jaffer: Cool. 

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