Mahendra Singh Dhoni

  • Shah Rukh Khan performs at IPL gala dinner; lauds Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni for their sporting spirit on Twitter 16-04-2014 09:11 PM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who is also the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, along with 'Chennai Express' co-star Deepika Padukone wowed fans with their performance at the Pepsi IPL Gala Dinner in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The actor was quick to take to Twitter to thank Shane, Virat and...
  • MS Dhoni wary of Sri Lankan spinners in World Twenty20 final 05-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Mirpur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has pointed to Sri Lankan spinners as the ones to watch out for when the two teams clash in the final of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. Spinners Rangana Herath and Sachithra Senanayake have done exceptionally well in the...
  • MS Dhoni on the cusp of becoming the first captain to win three World Cups 05-04-2014 06:24 PM

    Mirpur: In sublime form through the tournament, India would be aiming to become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title for a second time but a gutsy Sri Lanka stands in the way in what promises to be an exciting summit clash between the subcontinental rivals on Sunday....
  • Dhoni pays Rs 20 crore income tax in 2013-14 28-03-2014 05:25 PM

    Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has paid Rs 20 crore income tax in 2013-14 to retain his pole position as the highest individual tax payer in the Bihar and Jharkhand region, a senior Income Tax official said on Friday. Dhoni has paid an income tax worth Rs 20 crore...
  • MS Dhoni has done nothing wrong and is innocent: BCCI tells Supreme Court 28-03-2014 11:55 AM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that the allegations that have been made against Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the context of an investigation into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are false. The Indian captain has also...
  • Batting hasn't been tested as yet, says MS Dhoni 23-03-2014 11:28 PM

    Mirpur: With top order clicking for India consistently, not many of their batsmen have got a chance to bat so far in the World Twenty20 but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the batsmen will be tested in the coming games. India beat West Indies by seven wickets on Sunday following...
  • World Twenty20: Chris Gayle a threat as upbeat India run into West Indies 22-03-2014 08:17 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • Warm-up loss could affect Pakistan against India, says Inzamam 20-03-2014 10:16 AM

    Karachi: Furious with the Pakistan cricket team after its heavy loss against South Africa in a warm-up match, former captain Inzamam-ul Haq feared the defeat will bog the side down in its much-anticipated World Twenty20 Championship opener against arch-rivals India. Pakistan's batting collapsed miserably for 71 as they prepared for...
  • Dhoni's return doesn't make a difference, says Hafeez 19-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Pakistan's T20 skipper initiated the mind games ahead of mouth-watering 'Super 10' opener against India in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. MS Dhoni wasn't part of the India squad that played the Asia Cup and lost to a Shahid Afridi-inspired Pakistan in the final over. But the India...
  • Zee rebuts Dhoni's allegations, says moved SC with evidences 18-03-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: After India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni filed a Rs. 100 crore defamatory suite against Zee network for maligning his image in a news related to the IPL scandal, Zee rebutted Dhoni's allegations saying that it never targeted any individual or showed any programme targeting any individual. Zee said...
  • World T20 warm-up: Malinga's four-for hands SL five-run win over India 17-03-2014 10:43 PM

    Mirpur: Indian team's batting woes continued in the familiar sub-continental conditions as they lost their opening warm-up tie of the ICC World T20 against Sri Lanka by five runs on Monday. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 153 for six and then bowled out India for 148 in exactly 20 overs....
  • BCCI to speak to coach Duncan Fletcher on team's poor run: sources 13-03-2014 07:35 PM

    Stung by the growing calls for sacking the Indian coach, the BCCI, it seems, has finally woken up and has decided to speak to Duncan Fletcher shortly - sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has learnt the board has decided to speak to the under-fire Fletcher on the sidelines of the forthcoming...
  • MS Dhoni, Duncan Fletcher to avoid media again 12-03-2014 10:55 AM

    The World Twenty20 is an opportunity for the Team India to return to winning ways after defeats at the hands of South Africa, New Zealand and in Asia Cup. But skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not have to explain anything to the media before the team leaves for Dhaka on...
  • MS Dhoni-led Team India to leave for T20 World Cup on March 14 10-03-2014 08:49 PM

    Mumbai: The under-fire Indian squad, which flopped in the just concluded Asia Cup in Bangladesh, is set to depart from on Friday for the ICC World T20 Championship, scheduled in the same country from March 16. India open their campaign, to regain the title that they won in its inaugural...
  • Dhoni's return crucial for India's World T20 campaign: Vengsarkar 07-03-2014 08:52 PM

    Mumbai: Though disappointed at the India's pathetic performance over the last few months, former skipper Dilip Vengsarkar is optimistic about the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side's chances in the upcoming ICC World T20 championship in Bangladesh. The Indian team has lost successive Test and ODI rubbers to host nations South Africa...
  • Pandove questions Srinivasan at BCCI Working Committee meet on India's overseas defeats 28-02-2014 08:37 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Former BCCI treasurer and Punjab Cricket Association secretary MP Pandove on Friday was the only member in the BCCI working committee to raise questions about India's disastrous performance in the recently concluded series in South Africa and New Zealand. India lost both Test and ODI series in both countries....
  • MS Dhoni not the only casualty as injuries mar Asia Cup 2014 24-02-2014 04:53 PM

    Injuries to star players, including India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, have taken the sheen off the Asia Cup which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday. New entrants Afghanistan appear the only injury-free side as the other four teams struggle to field their best players for the 11-match tournament, billed...
  • Replace defensive MS Dhoni with aggressive Virat Kohli: Ian Chappell 23-02-2014 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels Virat Kohli should replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India's Test captain as the incumbent is defensive and lets the game "meander along like an absent-minded professor strolling in the park". Writing in a column for 'ESPNCricinfo', Chappell argued for Kohli's elevation as...
  • Virat Kohli-led India squad departs for Asia Cup 23-02-2014 10:53 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket squad, led by Virat Kohli in the absence of injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, departed on Sunday for the Asia Cup competition in Bangladesh starting on February 25. Dhoni has been ruled out of the tournament after the wicketkeeper-batsman sustained a Grade I left side-strain...
  • Dhoni's India slammed after New Zealand tour flop 18-02-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: India's latest away series defeat at the end of a dismal tour of New Zealand triggered calls on Tuesday for a change in leadership and a warning that financial muscle does not translate to on-field success. A majestic triple century from Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum in the...
  • Does Team India have no faith in reserve players? asks Sunil Gavaskar 03-02-2014 12:56 PM

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has come down heavily on the lack of flexibility shown by Indian thinktank while selecting the playing elevens on the country's tour of New Zealand, where the world champions have been hammered 4-0 in the five-match ODI leg. Writing in his column for a national...
  • Ishwar Pandey answers Dhoni with a three-wicket haul 02-02-2014 02:56 PM

    Whangarei: The lanky Ishwar Pandey finally got a chance to play a match on this tour of New Zealand in a two-day tour game and his three-wicket haul in 14 overs would surely make him happy after waiting in the wings for three weeks since India landed in this country....
  • India floored by 'Bond' factor in New Zealand 01-02-2014 10:43 AM

    Wellington: A fired up New Zealand on Saturday turned their sights towards the upcoming two Tests against India, bursting with confidence after exceeding expectations by dominating the one-day series. The first Test starts in Auckland next Thursday, with New Zealand already plotting to continue the barrage of short-pitched deliveries which...
  • Livid Dhoni blames pacers for NZ series loss 28-01-2014 03:49 PM

    Hamilton: A dejected India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday held the poor performance of his pacers responsible for the visitors' humiliating 0-3 ODI series loss against New Zealand. Trailing 0-2, India lost the fourth ODI by seven wickets against New Zealand here on Tuesday to slump to their second...
  • India stay alive in New Zealand but still questions to answer 26-01-2014 08:14 AM

    After losing comprehensively in South Africa and beaten decisively in the first two ODIs in New Zealand, India were desperate to reverse the tide in the third match in Auckland. And they came close to doing so, courtesy some gutsy batting by Ravichandran Ashwin (65 off 46) and Ravindra Jadeja...
  • MS Dhoni is all-in-one, says Navjot Singh Sidhu 24-01-2014 09:58 AM

    Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday described Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as "all-in-one" but appeared in favour of separate captains for the three versions of the game. "Dhoni (is) sarva byapi (omnipresent)... He is all-in-one," Sidhu told reporters in Ranchi. Comparing Twenty20, 50-over game and Tests with...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi questions MS Dhoni's cult status 21-01-2014 10:31 PM

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi on Tuesday alleged bias in BCCI's remuneration policy and questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cult status. Bedi said logic defies the difference in salary of some of the cricketers. "Can you compare Cheteshwar Pujara and Suresh Raina? If you can't compare, then...
  • Dhoni becomes first Indian keeper to cross 300 dismissals 19-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Napier: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper and the fourth overall to effect 300 dismissals in One Day Internationals when he caught a Ross Taylor nick in the opening ODI against New Zealand here on Sunday. Prior to the series, Dhoni had 299 dismissals (220 caught...
  • Former India players 'surprised' at Gautam Gambhir's exclusion 17-01-2014 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: Former India opener and chairman of DDCA selection committee Chetan Chauhan expressed his "shock and disappointment" at the exclusion of senior opener Gautam Gambhir from the 30-member probables list for the World T20 in Bangladesh. "I am surprised and shocked that Gautam is not there in the 30-member...
  • MS Dhoni wary of 'fantastic' New Zealand 13-01-2014 01:37 PM

    Auckland: India arrived in New Zealand for their first tour in four years on Monday, with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying he will not be taking the "fantastic" Black Caps lightly. India will play two Tests and five one-dayers against the New Zealanders, in a tour itinerary shortened by one...