CELKON MOBILE CUP 2013

  • Rohit Sharma enjoying his 'best and most satisfying phase' July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Rohit Sharma's success in the role of an opener has given a new lease of life to his international career and the promising batsman believes that the current run of form has been "the best and most satisfying phase" since he donned India colours. "From the point of view...
  • Fan gets 5year ban for hurling bottle during IndiaSL final July 15, 2013

    Port of Spain: The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has imposed a fiveyear ban on a spectator who threw a halffilled bottle on the field during the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup between India and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval on Thursday. Vijay Outim pleaded guilty to...
  • India are lucky to have a captain like Dhoni, says Laxman July 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Test batsman VVS Laxman was on Sunday effusive in his praise for India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who lead the national team to backtoback title triumphs at the Champions Trophy in England and Trination series in the West Indies. "His records (of winning all the world titles) speak for...
  • MS Dhoni one of the best finishers of the game: Sourav Ganguly July 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said his and the current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's combined success had put a lesserknown East Zone on the cricketing map of India. The iconic lefthander from Bengal was the most successful Indian skipper till Dhoni eclipsed him with all the world title wins...
  • Impossible to decipher Dhoni, says Gavaskar July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: MS Dhoni is the talk of the town after he clinched the sensational victory in the triseries final against Sri Lanka in the West Indies and Sunil Gavaskar has joined the bandwagon in praising the Indian skipper saying that even his close friends would not know him as...
  • The Dhoni phenomenon July 12, 2013

    Once again Mahendra Singh Dhoni proved there is simply no one on the planet to match him when it comes to chasing down a target. He took India to a thrilling victory in the final of the triseries with a calculated assault. ...
  • At times, you need to play boring cricket: Dhoni July 12, 2013

    Port of Spain: After guiding the team to an exciting trination ODI series triumph, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni made it clear that he is ready to play "boring cricket" while chasing low scores if it ensures a victory for his team. "At times in these low scoring matches, you need to...
  • Angelo Mathews suspended for two ODIs July 12, 2013

    Port of Spain: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been suspended for two ODIs while his players have been fined 40percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow overrate during their onewicket defeat against India in the final of the trination series here Thursday. ICC match referee David Boon imposed...
  • Dalmiya hails India's Triseries triumph July 12, 2013

    Kolkata: BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the trination series at Port of Spain. "Heartiest congratulations to the Indian cricket team for playing like true champions," Dalmiya said in a statement. "One anticipates a final to be a close affair but the team's ability...
  • Do not disturb, tweets MS Dhoni July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: After helping India to a thrilling win in the triseries final on Thursday against Sri Lanka, MS Dhoni has tweeted that he doesn't want to be disturbed in his off days. "Goodbye west indies,carrying fond memories back with me. DND as its vacation time. much needed time off," tweeted...
  • MS Dhoni is best finisher I have ever seen: Dilip Vengsarkar July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: After guiding India to a nailbiting victory over Sri Lanka in the triseries final on Thursday, MS Dhoni has again staked claim to the title of the bestever finisher in the history of ODI cricket. Former captain and chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar admits that he has not witnessed a...
  • Gains India made from the Caribbean triseries July 12, 2013

    After denying England their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title, India entered the low profile trination series as overwhelming favourites. With five consecutive wins en route the podium in England, India were expected to topple Sri Lanka and West Indies in the Caribbean, which they eventually did. After suffering two consecutive defeats,...
  • Team India rejoice on twitter after another title July 12, 2013

    Port of Spain: Indian cricketers took to social media to express their joy at lifting the Trination ODI series trophy and praise skipper MS Dhoni for steering the team home after a midinnings collapse. India beat Sri Lanka by one wicket to lift the title with Dhoni being the hero of...
  • MS Dhoni the best finisher in modernday cricket July 12, 2013

    It's not the first time that he has done it and it surely won't be the last. Although the situation was tailormade for MS Dhoni to smack the ball, he didn't have the licence to do so as wickets were tumbling at the other end. Clearly struggling with his hamstring...
  • I took a chance in the final over and it worked: MS Dhoni July 12, 2013

    Skipper MS Dhoni's lastover pyrotechnics were on show again as India clinched the Celkon Mobile Cup trination series trophy in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Thursday after edging Sri Lanka by one wicket. Chasing a modest target of 202 for victory, India were made to sweat right till the end with...
  • We were positive till the end, says Rohit Sharma July 12, 2013

    Rohit Sharma praised the Indian side for playing positively under pressure against Sri Lanka in the final of the triseries on Thursday. India bowled out Sri Lanka for 201 and then chased down the target with two balls to spare, thanks to a stellar show by the captain MS Dhoni. The...
  • Angelo Mathews rues batting failure after loss in final July 12, 2013

    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews lamented his side's batting display in the final as India narrowly beat them at Port of Spain, Trinidad to win the Celkon Mobile Cup trination series on Thursday. Put into bat, the Sri Lankans were bundled out for 201 in 48.5 overs, with Kumar Sangakkara's 71...
  • Triseries final: Dhoni clinches sensational win for India July 11, 2013

    Port of Spain: MS Dhoni smashed two sixes and a four in the final over off Shaminda Eranga to help India clinch yet another victory over Sri Lanka, this time in the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup at Port of Spain on Thursday. Chasing 201, India started slowly with Shikhar...
  • Confident India take on Sri Lanka in final July 11, 2013

    Bolstered by their dramatic comeback in the tournament, a rejuvenated India will be gunning for yet another title triumph when they clash with Sri Lanka in the final. ...
  • Dwayne Bravo takes blame for West Indies' exit from Triseries July 11, 2013

    Port of Spain: West Indies oneday captain Dwayne Bravo has taken the responsibility for his team's ouster from the Trination series and admitted that he is yet to get accustomed to his new role, which reflected on his side's performance in the tournament. On Tuesday, India beat Sri Lanka by 81...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, Triseries Final July 11, 2013

    Live updates from the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup between India and Sri Lanka to be played at the Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Preview: India began the tournament jetlagged, suffered two consecutive defeats and looked almost out of contention. But the world champions got their act...
  • Virat Kohli is an aggressive captain in Ganguly mould: Coach Sharma July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Noted coach Rajkumar Sharma, who played a pivotal role in shaping up Virat Kohli's career, feels that his ward's aggressive captaincy resembles a lot with Sourav Ganguly's methods but insisted that he should also learn the ropes from current skipper MS Dhoni. "Virat is an aggressive player by nature....
  • India vs Sri Lanka: what shapes up the triseries final July 11, 2013

    World champions India scripted a revival just in time to book a place in the Celkon Mobile Cup final on Thursday. A fiftyfifty record in the tournament two wins and two defeats isn't inspiring going into the decider, but India came back from two defeats in a row...
  • Llong, Nero to umpire at IndiaSL triseries final July 11, 2013

    PortofSpain: English umpire Nigel Llong and Trinidadian Peter Nero will officiate in the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup triSeries between India and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park oval here on Thursday. Joel Wilson, another umpire from Trinidad & Tobago, will handle TV replay duties and Nigel Duguid of Guyana...
  • BCCI may take disciplinary action against Jadeja, Raina: Sources July 10, 2013

    The BCCI has sought the team manager's report into the incident that took place during India's triseries match against West Indies. ...
  • MS Dhoni may play in Triseries final July 10, 2013

    Port of Spain: India and Sri Lanka meet yet again, this time in the final of the TriNation Series at Queen's Park Oval on Thursday, amid increasing speculation that MS Dhoni will be back to lead the World Cup and Champions Trophy holders. Dhoni sustained a right hamstring strain while batting...
  • India vs Sri Lanka: World champions favourite to win triseries final July 10, 2013

    Port of Spain: India began the tournament jetlagged, suffered two consecutive defeats and looked almost out of contention. But the world champions got their act in place to come back with two resounding wins, which earned them two bonus points and a clear entry into the final, where they meet...
  • Having turned it around, India now favourites to win the triseries July 10, 2013

    From losing two matches in a row to now becoming favourites to win the trination series, India have turned their fortunes around in the Caribbean like the champions are known to do. The reigning World Cup and Champions Trophy winners beat Sri Lanka in the last league game of the Celkon...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar swings India into triseries final July 10, 2013

    With the abundance of batting talent India have had at their disposal over the years, the dearth of a frontline fast bowler has always been India biggest bane. The men in blue have had many over the years who promised a lot, only to fizzle out or be mere shadows...