INDIAN TEAM

  • MoS Home to lead Indian team in disaster conference in Bangkok June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction to be held in Bangkok beginning Sunday. India will showcase the steps taken by the Government in evacuating nearly a million people during the cyclone 'Phailin' that...
  • Dhoni captain in Kapil's greatest alltime Indian team August 15, 2013

    Greater Noida: He can walk into any Indian team on a given day but former India captain Kapil Dev decided to keep himself "out" of the bestever Indian ODI lineup which he feels should be led by another limitedovers legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The World Cupwinning captain's team of 12 has...
  • Force India 'emotionallly destabilised' in Bahrain April 21, 2012

    Paris: It is now apparent that this weekend's Bahrain GP is not about Formula One anymore. The ever intensifying protests against the government have completely overshadowed the race. Among the teams, Force India literally felt the impact of the strife after a firebomb exploded near the vehicle that was carrying...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? February 24, 2012

    CNNIBN EditorInChief Rajdeep Sardesai asks why we are reluctant to the accept the idea that the seniors are being rotated, in the light of the uproar caused by MS Dhoni's comments on the issue. ...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? February 24, 2012

    Hello and welcome once again to DRS where I, in a freewheeling manner, talk about issues relating to the world of cricket. And what would cricket be without controversies? The latest of course, being reports of a rift in the team. Between Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the one side and...
  • Team manager denies DhoniSehwag rift February 24, 2012

    Sydney: After the BCCI, now the India team manager has denied there is any rift in the Indian team, rubbishing speculation over differences between MS Dhoni and Virender Sehwag on the reasons for following the muchdiscussed rotation policy adopted by the Indian management. Even as reports came in that the BCCI...
  • Watch: I am always motivated to play, says Sachin September 1, 2009

    It has been 20 years since Sachin Tendulkar made his debut for India but his drive hasn't diminished one bit, he says CNNIBN special that his desire and hunger to keep performing hasn't diminished one bit so what keeps him going? Who are his heroes? Where does the motivation come...
  • Ordered: 15 eggs a day for underweight India rugby team July 31, 2009

    Chennai: India's unfancied rugby sevens side must bulk up if they hope to make an impact at next year's Commonwealth Games, eating seven meals and at least 15 eggs a day, the country's South African coach said on Friday. "I have told them (his players) they must eat at least 15...
  • Four Indian fencers, coach diagnosed with swine flu July 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Four Indian fencers and a coach have tested positive for swine flu on their return home from an international competition in Singapore. A 34strong Indian team returned on Wednesday after participating in the Junior Asian and Cadet Championship (July 1521) and the members were screened for swine flu. They...
  • Hockey blues: Indian women fail in Olympic qualifier April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Stung by a bribery scandal, Indian hockey's bad days are far from over as after the men, the women's team also failed to qualify for the Beijing Olympics. They were thrashed 04 by the US in a qualifying tournament in Russia on Thursday. It was the third successive defeat...
  • Tendulkar turns mentor for a young side February 8, 2008

    Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar has always relished being a mentor to upcoming players but during the current OneDay International triangular series in Australia he has to shoulder that burden to a greater degree in the absence of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid. Though Sachin may be shortest of all the Indian players...
  • Fan breaks security, hugs Dhoni May 6, 2007

    Kolkata: An eccentric cricket fan broke security cover to hug cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Sunday. A ruckus was created as the overenthusiastic teenage girl broke the security cordon, hugged Dhoni passionately and then tried to kiss him as the cricketer boarded the...
  • Hockey team for Azlan Shah on Sunday April 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team for the Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia will be selected on Sunday. The team, currently camping at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bangalore, will go through selection trials on April 21 and 22. The team will be announced on April 23. The Azlan...
  • Videocon drops ads by Dravid, Dhoni March 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Following Sansui and LG Electronics, consumer durables major Videocon also decided to stop telecasting the advertisements featuring Indian cricketers. Videocon chief on Thursday said it would pull off advertisements featuring Indian skipper Rahul Dravid and stumper M S Dhoni to save damage to the brand in the face of...
  • WC sponsors count lost millions March 25, 2007

    Mumbai: The fans are angry and the Indian cricket management is baying for blood. But in money terms, it's the sponsors who stand to lose the most due to Team India's early exit from the World Cup. India's World Cup hopes were crushed after Sri Lanka beat them by 69 runs...
  • Team retraces steps from Tver to Panaji November 13, 2006

    Moscow: A 14member Indian team will undertake a 12,000km journey from Tver town to Panaji, retracing the footsteps of the first Russian to travel to India in the 15th century. The 45day expedition, led by experienced traveler Phalguni Matilal, will be flagged off at noon on Monday in Tver from the...