DHONI

  • Problems persist for Dhoni in Tests but can win World Cup: Sourav Ganguly 8 hours 45 minutes ago

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who won the World Cup for India in 2011 after 28 long years, should stay at the helm for the team to defend their title in the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. During the Test series in England, which...
  • Australia should be prepared to face aggressive India: Virat Kohli 14 hours 33 minutes ago

    For the first time in 22 years, the Indian team is embarking on a Test tour of Australia without greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble and Virender Sehwag but unperturbed by that, star batsman and captain for the first Test Virat Kohli said they...
  • We can beat Australia in their own backyard, says Virat Kohli Yesterday

    Mumbai: Set to embark on a gruelling Test tour of Australia starting December 4, star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said India will play aggressive and positive cricket in their four-match series and his young side can beat the Aussies in their own backyard. "We are confident of our ability and...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni goes hunting for bats ahead of Australia tour 3 days ago

    Meerut: Recuperating from his thumb injury, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is making himself battle-ready for the upcoming tour of Australia and the Indian skipper was seen spending long hours selecting bats. Dhoni, who missed the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka has also been ruled out of the first Test in Brisbane...
  • MS Dhoni's stand on Gurunath Meiyappan contradicted by report 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's stand that Gurunath Meiyappan was a "mere cricket enthusiast" supporting Chennai Super Kings has been contradicted by the Justice Mudgal IPL probe committee report. The report, which was partly made public on Monday, has said that investigations have confirmed that Meiyappan was a team...
  • Suresh Raina does a MS Dhoni, becomes co-owner of a HIL team 5 days ago

    Lucknow: Following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) after he was named on Monday as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise. Raina's association with HHIL comes closely on the heels of...
  • Looking to make a comeback, World Cup hopes alive: Yuvraj Singh 1 week ago

    Out-of-favour batsman Yuvraj Singh vows to make a quick comeback to the Indian team and said he is very much looking forward to play in the 2015 World Cup. Yuvraj, who last played for India in a T20 international in April 2014, said: "I am playing domestic cricket and hope to...
  • Dhoni's absence drives away fans from Ranchi ODI 1 week ago

    Ranchi: With Ranchi's famous son MS Dhoni out of action with an injury, the buzz is missing ahead of the fifth and final ODI between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday. Despite the match being held on a Sunday, the swanky JSCA International Stadium Complex would remain empty in Dhoni's absence,...
  • India look to continue dominance, Sri Lanka to salvage pride November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Having already pocketed the series, a rampaging India would like to continue their dominance as a hapless Sri Lanka look to salvage some pride during the penultimate game of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) rubber at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Led by the flamboyant Virat Kohli, India have outplayed...
  • IPL Mess: Will the truth ever come out? November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court said it will go through the Mudgal committee report and examine whether it could be made public or parts of it should be withheld. ...
  • KL Rahul, Naman Ojha, Karn Sharma included in India's Test squad for Australia November 10, 2014

    India captain MS Dhoni will miss the first Test on the tour of Australia due to injury while Karnataka's in-form young opener KL Rahul, talented Railways legspinner Karn Sharma and Madhya Pradesh wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha have made it to India's 19-member Test squad for the four-Test tour. Dhoni has been...
  • SC adjourns hearing on Mukul Mudgal IPL spot-fixing report to November 14 November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing on Justice Mudgal Committee report on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing to November 14. The judges have not read the report yet. According to sources, N Srinivasan is ready to contest elections for the post of BCCI president. Srinivasan is ready with three sets...
  • IPL Scandal: Will Mudgal committee report be an eyewash or eye opener? November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the IPL spot-fixing case on Monday after the Justice Mukul Mudgal-led committee probing the case submitted its final report on November 3, but will it be an eye opener or an eyewash? The sealed envelope in possession of the court could lay bare many...
  • Rahul Dravid backs Team India to lift 2015 World Cup November 7, 2014

    Bangalore: Former captain Rahul Dravid on Thursday said that Team India are one of the strong contenders for the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand as the team has the "advantage of playing five bowlers" in a match. "India are one of the strong contenders for...
  • Dhoni's guidance crucial for bowlers in Australia tour, says TA Sekhar November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils manager and former India pacer TA Sekhar said on Thursday that guidance of skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be crucial in determining the performance of the young Indian pace attack on the forthcoming tour of Australia in December and the subsequent 2015 ICC World Cup. "We have...
  • Australia tour would be good preparation for World Cup: MS Dhoni November 6, 2014

    Dubai: Confident about defending the World Cup, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the upcoming tour of Australia would be a great opportunity for his already well-prepared side to hone its skills further ahead of the mega-event to be played Down Under next year. India will launch their title defence against...
  • Dhoni leads ICC's ODI side, no Indian in Test team November 5, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Wednesday named captain of the ICC's ODI Team of the Year but none of the Indian players found berth in the governing body's 'Test Team of the Year' led by Sri Lankan Angelo Mathews. The ICC cricket committee headed by former India captain Anil Kumble on...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins ICC People's Choice Award November 5, 2014

    India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has won this year's People's Choice Award. He now becomes only the fourth cricketer to win this coveted prize after Sachin Tendulkar, who was the first-ever recipient in 2010, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, who won it in 2011 and 2012, and India captain Mahendra Singh...
  • KL Rahul, Naman Ojha cross fingers as India pick squad for Australia November 4, 2014

    KL Rahul and Naman Ojha are two names who have done most things right at the most opportune moment, and on Tuesday, when the BCCI selectors sit down in Chennai to pick India's Test squad for Australia, they will have their fingers crossed. With 1545 runs in 11 first-class matches...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 3, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • One India player, MS Dhoni's conflict of interest mentioned in Mudgal report: sources November 3, 2014

    The final IPL spot-fixing probe report submitted to the Supreme Court by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee on Monday contains the name of one India national player, while also highlighting the conflict of interest of India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has also learnt...
  • Lanka series perfect for World Cup preparation, says Kohli November 1, 2014

    Cuttack: Relishing the prospect of leading the side in the the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the hastily-planned series would be an exciting one, especially with World Cup spots up for grabs. Terming the series very exciting, Kohli said the Indian team...
  • MS Dhoni is an amazing captain and a strong leader: Adam Gilchrist October 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist on Friday said he did not agree with his countryman Ian Chappell's demand for Mahendra Singh Dhoni relinquishing Test captaincy and hand over the reins to Virat Kohli. "I have said it number of times before that I am very impressed with Dhoni right from...
  • MS Dhoni told me there's nothing 'lucky or unlucky': Pankaj Singh October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Pankaj Singh might not be best pacer that India has ever produced but no one can ever question the commitment of this lion-hearted bowler from Rajasthan. But if you speak to Pankaj about being distinctly unlucky during his debut Test match against England at Southampton, the lanky bowler will...
  • Will captaincy weigh on just back-in-form Virat Kohli? October 28, 2014

    Once again Virat Kohli is at the helm of Team India. Once again he will be under the 'captaincy' pressure. And once again it will be a test for India's first-in-line to throne to sustain his recently-gained form against the West Indies after a long lean slump. India decided to rest...
  • Learnt from Dhoni, Virat to play game that suits me: Robin Uthappa October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa has come out as a completely changed batsman this season and the Karnataka opener attributes his consistent scores on "staying true to his skills" just like India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. "I believe that I have evolved as a batsman. I have learnt enough...
  • MS Dhoni and Sahara buy Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League October 25, 2014

    India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of the new Ranchi franchise of the Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled on Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, the inaugural champions of HIL, were scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey...
  • Dhoni doing a good job but my favourite captain is Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh October 25, 2014

    Out of form and striving for a comeback to India's ODI set-up, Yuvraj Singh says he 'flourished' the most under Sourav Ganguly who is also his favourite among the captain's he played under. Talking to The Indian Express at the Idea Exchange event, Yuvraj touched subjects on and off the field,...