Dhoni

  • Stats from Lord's: Ishant's first five-for in a winning cause and more 18 hours 47 minutes ago

    Statistical highlights from India's historic triumph on Monday that saw them beat England in a Test at Lord's for the first time since 1986 and second overall in 82 years. - India have produced a victory after failing to register a single win in their previous fifteen Tests overseas. The win...
  • Match-winner Ishant needed convincing to go short 19 hours 42 minutes ago

    London: Ishant Sharma's short-pitched barrage inspired India to victory at Lord's on Monday, but the tall right-arm seamer needed more than a little convincing from his captain to attempt the match-winning tactic. Sharma took career-best figures of 7 for 74 as India claimed a 95-run victory to go 1-0 up in...
  • India beat England at Lord's, make history Yesterday

    CNN-IBN's panelists discuss India's historic 95-run victory over England at Lord's that gave them a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. ...
  • Team India ends away-day blues, England winless in 10 Tests Yesterday

    London: India finally won their first away Test in more than three years as they defeated England by 95 runs at Lord's on Monday. Victory ended India's run of 15 successive Tests without an away win. This success, in the second Test of a five-match campaign, also put India 1-0 up in...
  • MS Dhoni instructed me to bowl bouncers, says Ishant Sharma Yesterday

    London: Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma credited captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for instructing him to bowl bouncers which helped India win the second Test at Lord's here Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. After drawing the first Test at Trent Bridge, India won the second match by 95...
  • It was a memorable win, we learnt from 2011 tour: MS Dhoni Yesterday

    London: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday termed the 95-run win over England, their first Test victory at the historic Lord's in nearly three decades, a "memorable" one and said the visitors had learnt from their disastrous 2011 tour. India rode on Ishant Sharma's inspired spell of fast bowling to...
  • Twitter reactions on India's historic Lord's win Yesterday

    London: Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne Monday said India "bullied and bounced" out England to earn their first win at Lord's since 1986. "Horrific hour for Eng. India bullied & bounced them out. Remember Eng won the toss on the greenest pitch ever & blew it, changes needed !!" tweeted Warne,...
  • 2nd Test: India beat England by 95 runs to break 28-year Lord's jinx Yesterday

    Team India registered a historic 95-run win over England on the fifth and final day of the second Test at Lord's here Monday. Led by a ferocious Ishant Sharma, who bounced out England's batsmen with some relentless short-pitched bowling, India bundled out England for 223 to pull off a huge...
  • India looking at a 300-plus target, says Pujara 2 days ago

    London: Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said that his side will be looking at a 300-plus target for England in the second innings. "Overall, if you see the match is evenly balanced. We just need to bat well tomorrow morning because the first session will be very crucial," said Pujara after...
  • ICC match referee rates Trent Bridge pitch as 'poor' 3 days ago

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that David Boon of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between India and England at Nottingham, has rated the pitch used at Trent Bridge as "poor". In accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch...
  • 2nd Test: Gary Ballance hundred cuts India's lead to 76 on Day 2 4 days ago

    Gary Ballance buried the criticism of his pre-match drinking binge with a fine century at Lord's on day two of the second Test against India, which took England within 76 runs of the visitors' first innings total of 295. Ballance scored 110 and added 98 in a fifth-wicket stand with Moeen...
  • 2nd Test: Rahane's ton rescues India to 290/9 on Day 1 at Lord's 4 days ago

    Ajinkya's Rahane's stellar hundred saved India the blushes on the opening day of the second Test against England, taking them to a respectable 290 for 9 after James Anderson gave England control on a green-top Lord's track. Rahane, batting at No. 4, scored 103 and shared a crucial 90-run partnership for...
  • Live Score: England opt to bowl against India, teams unchanged 5 days ago

    Toss: England opt to bowl against India. Both teams are unchanged from the first Test. Teams: India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni(w/c), Stuart Binny, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma England (Playing XI): Alastair Cook(c), Sam Robson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe...
  • AP court recalls bailable warrant issued against MS Dhoni 6 days ago

    Anantpur: A local court on Wednesday recalled a bailable warrant it had issued last month against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in connection with a complaint which accuses him of hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Dhoni's lawyers, Pankaj Bhagla and M Vishnuvardhan Reddy on Wednesday filed a "vakalatnama" before the sessions...
  • Cricket should be the focus for both teams: Kris Srikkanth 6 days ago

    Ahead of the second Test at Lord's, India have lodged a complaint against James Anderson for 'abusing and pushing' Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test. ...
  • Picking five bowlers is a positive move, says Dravid 6 days ago

    London: Former India captain Rahul Dravid termed Indian team management's decision to include five specialist bowlers as a positive move. "It is a very courageous move, a very positive move in my opinion," Dravid told reporters at the Laureus Academy function here on Thursday. "In the past, India have been a bit...
  • Jadeja did nothing wrong, Anderson was at fault: Dhoni 6 days ago

    London: The raging controversy over James Anderson's alleged altercation with Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday gained momentum with India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hitting out at the English fast bowler, stating that he was the one who crossed the line during the first Test. Anderson is said to have abused and pushed...
  • Dhoni right man to lead India, Virat's time will come: Dravid 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid said that there is no need to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni as suggested by former Australian skipper Ian Chappell because the team has "progressed" well under the able leadership of the Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batsman. "Dhoni is the right man to take India forward as we...
  • 2nd Test: England, India seek first win amid Jadeja-Anderson row 6 days ago

    Build-up to the Lord's Test is sure to fan the flames of aggression after the row involving James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja spilled over from the field to the match referee's room - turning into a round of allegations and counter-allegations between India and England on the eve of the...
  • England need to 'put wrongs right' in Lord's Test: Ballance 6 days ago

    London: England might have been rattled by their recent batting collapse but Gary Ballance believes his team will learn from the previous game and look to "put wrongs right" in the second Test against India, starting at Lord's on Thursday. Ballance said England must address their fragility, saying that it was...
  • Dhoni's quandary: Five bowlers or seven batsmen for Lord's 6 days ago

    Playing Stuart Binny almost backfired at Trent Bridge. Until the fifth day of the Test, India seemed to be playing with 10 men, with Binny hardly in the picture. Then came the debutant's 'Special Appearance', and the credits rolled smoothly for MS Dhoni's script. When Dhoni handed Binny his Test cap...
  • India unlikely to tinker with five-pronged attack at Lords 1 week ago

    London: Shrugging off selection headache, India took to the practice nets at Lord's on Tuesday and if indications are anything to go by, India are likely to continue with the five-pronged attack in the second Test against England starting Thursday. With five back-to-back Tests to be played in this series spanning...
  • Bring it on! Dhoni dares testing English wickets 1 week ago

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insists he wants his side exposed to classic English conditions during the remainder of the tourists' five-match series after the first Test at Trent Bridge ended in stalemate. On a pitch that was arguably slower and lower than many Indian surfaces, the tourists ground out a...
  • Kohli should replace Dhoni as Test captain: Chappell 1 week ago

    Former Australia captain Ian Chappell does not find Mahendra Singh Dhoni good enough to be India's Test captain, saying he was past his prime as far as leading the side and it was right time to hand the reins of the team to Virat Kohli. "I think it time for Dhoni...
  • Bowlers did a brilliant job on flat pitch, says Dhoni July 14, 2014

    Nottingham: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has lauded his bowling attack for their performance in the first Test versus England, which fizzled out to a tame draw on an unresponsive pitch. The visitors scored 457 and 391/9 in their two innings while the hosts were bowled out for 496 in their...
  • It was a good Test match for us, says MS Dhoni July 14, 2014

    Nottingham: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was happy with the way his team performed under pressure against England in the first Test that ended in a draw at the Trent Bridge on Sunday. "We needed a partnership this morning and we got it. It was a good Test match for us,...