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  • ICC World Cup: A Dhoni special and India sail into the quarters 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    He delivers when the team needs him the most. We saw it in the 2011 World Cup final and we saw it today. MS Dhoni may not have an ODI century out of the subcontinent but if his 30s and 40s can contribute to the team retaining the Cup, no...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni demands more from allrounder Jadeja 8 hours 14 minutes ago

    Holders India marched into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with their fourth consecutive win but all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja's form with the bat has left captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni a worried man. Left-arm spinner Jadeja has three triple centuries in India's first-class cricket, but has scored 3, 2 and 13 in...
  • Kings of Cricket: India beat WI, enter World Cup quarters 9 hours 22 minutes ago

    A superlative bowling performance and a cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni eventually helped India muster a four-wicket win against the West Indies to notch their fourth consecutive 2015 World Cup win. ...
  • MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins 9 hours 28 minutes ago

    Perth: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday surpassed former skipper Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain in terms of ODI victories achieved on foreign shores. The four-wicket win over the West Indies in the cricket World Cup here was Dhoni's 59th while Ganguly had 58 victories under his belt. The current...
  • World Cup 2015: Twitter lauds quarter-finalists India 9 hours 29 minutes ago

    India rallied around swing bowler Mohammed Shami's three-wicket performance to beat the West Indies by four wickets and remain unbeaten and in first place in Pool B in the World Cup. Chasing West Indies' modest 182 all out, India scored 185 for six in 39.1 overs. The defending champions made heavy...
  • World Cup 2015: Dhoni credits bowlers in low-scoring win over WI 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    Perth: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for his bowlers after the Men in Blue earned a hard-fought win against the West Indies to move into the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup, here on Friday. Table-toppers India managed a four-wicket win at the WACA to keep a clean...
  • ICC World Cup: Bowlers, gutsy Dhoni edge West Indies; India in quarters 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    India, after bowling out the opposition for 182, needed a good batting performance to back up the bowlers but failed to do so on a lively WACA pitch. The ball moved around a bit more under lights, making life difficult for the Indian batsmen, and it was left to the...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni keeps without pads against West Indies 12 hours 59 minutes ago

    Perth: Once again bringing his street-smart side to the fore, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept for a few deliveries without pads as he gave his gear to Ajinkya Rahane standing at silly mid-off against Ravichandran Ashwin in the World Cup match against West Indies on Friday. It was one of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer 13 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time. Australia's former swashbuckling opener Adam Gilchrist, Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram and West Indies great Viv Richards are the other three nominees,...
  • World Cup: A foot in the quarters, India eye West Indies kill Yesterday

    The build-up to India vs West Indies Pool B battle on Friday has been far from ideal. An unwanted fall out between Virat Kohli and an Indian journalist has shifted focus away from the battle on the field. Hopefully, the face-off has ended with BCCI stepping in to officially warn Kohli...
  • World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni, says Jason Holder Yesterday

    Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected...
  • ICC World Cup: India get down to training before West Indies game 2 days ago

    Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli were seen sharpening their bowling skills during the training session. ...
  • World Cup: Can't do much when Gayle or De Villiers are in form: Dhoni 2 days ago

    Perth: There is not much the bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are on song, says India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the defending champions prepare to clash with the West Indies on Friday. South African captain De...
  • Aaqib Javed compares Dhoni with Pakistan legend Imran Khan 3 days ago

    "You can't have a team unless people have faith in each other and share secrets", said Javed. ...
  • World Cup: India can celebrate Holi, we will celebrate win, says Sammy 3 days ago

    Perth: Darren Sammy loves a laugh. He plays his cricket with a smile, and he seems never to take life seriously, except when his team is losing a game of cricket. At the Murdoch University ground on Tuesday (March 3), as his beloved West Indian side continued its preparations for Friday's...
  • Cricket World Cup: I am not at all surprised with India's turnaround, says Ravi Shastri 3 days ago

    Perth: India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities. India entered the quadrennial extravaganza following a winless tour Down Under and the defending...
  • ICC World Cup: Will Dhoni throw the Ashwin challenge at Gayle? 3 days ago

    The media may be peeved at MS Dhoni the late-comer, but he's making all the right moves on the turf that matters. Three wins in three matches, and India's World Cup defence well on its way. India stayed in Perth after having UAE for an evening snack, awaiting West Indies, who...
  • World Cup: What's the fuss about Dhoni turning up late 3 days ago

    There have been some write-ups on how India's captain is insensitive towards international media, and Indian media in particular, by coming late for a press briefing and how he made them wait for hours. Media is rather touchy and seems to be taking out on the captain. If indeed there are...
  • World Cup 2015: Few good training days better than many sessions, says Dhoni 4 days ago

    Perth: Indian team's irregular sessions may have surprised many but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that it is better to do three days of "high intensity" training rather than six days of "mediocre" workout to keep fresh in a marathon tournament like the cricket World Cup. The Indian team practiced two...
  • Kohli, Dhoni slide down; Shami gains 14 places in ODI rankings 4 days ago

    Brisbane: Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni slipped down the ladder to be fourth and 10th respectively, while Shikhar Dhawan retained his seventh spot in the latest ICC ODI batsmen's rankings released on Monday. In the ODI bowlers' chart, however, Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and Ravichandaran Ashwin made upward movements. While...
  • World Cup 2015: India relishing in the success of Jadeja, Ashwin 4 days ago

    It's been just over 28 months since the One-Day International rules were tweaked, again. One new ball per end, no more than four fielders outside the 30-yard circle at any stage of the innings, only a five-over Batting Power Play block after the mandatory Power Play in the first 10...
  • Virat Kohli will bring purpose to Indian captaincy: Kim Hughes 5 days ago

    Perth: Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli's elevation to captaincy should not only be in Tests but also across all formats to bring in more purpose to the top job. "Much as I admire Dhoni as...
  • World Cup: Is Dhoni right in saying India can't play Associates more? 5 days ago

    When Mahendra Singh Dhoni made an impassioned plea for India to not be made to play against associate nations beyond the ambit of ICC-conducted tournaments, you went, 'Come on'. Literally seconds earlier, the Indian captain had spoken at length about nurturing cricket in the smaller nations, and taking the sport...
  • A hat-trick of wins and India's best ever World Cup start 5 days ago

    Never before have India started a World Cup in such rip-roaring fashion. Not when they crashed into the final in South Africa in 2003. Not even when they conquered the world on their way to title triumphs in England in 1983 and in their own backyard four years ago. For the...
  • World Cup 2015: India go from butterfingers to electric-heels in the field 5 days ago

    Mumbai: It is one of the accepted truths of international cricket that fielding is not India's particular forte but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men have taken bold steps towards altering that reputation at the World Cup. Too often in the past, India's fast bowlers have been liabilities in the field, while during...
  • ICC World Cup: Please, no more ODIs for India, says MS Dhoni 6 days ago

    Perth: It is not often that Mahendra Singh Dhoni sticks his neck out on even the most mundane of issues. There is some sort of valve within him, some kind of auto, that takes over during press conferences in particular, and you can predict with almost 100 per cent accuracy...
  • World Cup 2015: India on the doorstep of quarters, Twitter celebrates 6 days ago

    Team India entered the Cup after a horrendous show in Australia, but now after consecutive wins against Pakistan, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, the defending champions are on the doorstep of entry into the quarter-finals. The Twitterverse lauded India's win, especially the bowling of offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who returned...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India inch closer to the quater-finals 6 days ago

    R Ashwin picked up his career best ODI figures of 4 for 25 as India thrashed UAE by 9 wickets to register their third big win of the tournament. ...