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  • World Cup: Pace trio should play less domestic games, says Dhoni Yesterday

    Melbourne: The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of their pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian bowlers ready to exploit chink in Australian armour 3 days ago

    This tournament has thrown enough surprises over the past month and a half not to take it for granted. While many believe that going into the World Cup semi-final at Sydney on Thursday, Aussies have the advantage of playing in home conditions but India having stayed there for almost half...
  • World Cup 2015: Pacers, top order can help India beat Australia 3 days ago

    India and Australia are no strangers to each other. They have done several memorable battles in big competitions, and are coming off an intense four-Test series that seems such a long time back but actually ended a little over two-and-a-half months back. Most of the personnel in the ODI squads...
  • ICC World Cup: Brian Lara hails India's bowling attack 5 days ago

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Monday said Ravichandran Ashwin will get purchase from the SCG wicket and that spin would be a "big advantage" for India when they square off against the Michael Clarke-led side in the cricket World Cup semi-finals on Thursday. "Sydney Cricket Ground always turns. They...
  • World Cup: India fielding the best they ever have 1 week ago

    Of all the turnarounds, the most magical and unbelievable is India's fielding in World Cup 2015. Indian fielders are picking up catches out of thin air and forcing batsmen to scamper between the wickets - like what Shikhar Dhawan did against Mahmudullah after juggling it and running out and then in...
  • World Cup: As a unit we have performed quite well, says Mohit Sharma March 9, 2015

    "Ireland have played a few good games and have a chance of qualifying and we have to play well to beat them," Mohit Sharma said. ...
  • ICC World Cup: India's Mohit Sharma wary of 'slog overs' pressure March 9, 2015

    Hamilton: India seamer Mohit Sharma warned on Monday that the defending World Cup champions' razor-sharp attack will only be judged fully once they are exposed to a desperate, late innings assault. India have already qualified for the quarter-finals after seeing off Pakistan, South Africa, the UAE and West Indies and a...
  • World Cup: Discipline of Indian bowlers surprised me, says Jonty Rhodes March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes is surprised yet impressed with the Indian bowling attack in the World Cup which has been crucial in the defending champions' four consecutive wins in Pool B. Such accurate and economical have been the Indian bowlers, seamers and spinners alike that they have...
  • World Cup 2015: Dhoni credits bowlers in low-scoring win over WI March 6, 2015

    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: Indian bowling's renaissance vindicated at Perth March 6, 2015

    This was a good one month back. "No chance, they don't have the bowling to defend," said a boy tapping at his smartphone, leaning dejectedly on the glass that supports the corner seats in Delhi Metro. Chins turned towards him, searching if he had a companion. Finding none but the...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of Windies clash March 5, 2015

    Perth: In-form pacer Mohit Sharma was on Thursday hit on the right hand during training but he remains available for selection for India's World Cup game against the West Indies here on Friday. "Mohit Sharma got hit in his right hand during net practice today and Precautionary X-Ray was taken and...
  • As it happened: India vs UAE, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 21 February 28, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India have showed up in the World Cup with an attitude that can keep the demons away but cricket is a game where you are as good as your previous day and India need to field their best team against...
  • World Cup: Fielding like a dream, Team India a stunner February 25, 2015

    There was something unusual in the Melbourne air the other night. On an evening of several stirring deeds from India's cricketers, the most striking came from a pair of fast bowlers. And while it was with ball in hand, it was also not with ball in hand, if you get...
  • Mohit Sharma has been a revelation: Ian Chappell February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels rookie pacer Mohit Sharma has been a revelation in the ongoing World Cup as he has made a huge difference to the Indian attack, bringing about a turnaround in the side's fortunes after a string of poor shows in the run-up to the...
  • ICC World Cup: Impressed by the way we beat South Africa, says MS Dhoni February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was yet another "complete performance" from his side in the cricket World Cup after the Men in Blue broke their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in a group B match on Sunday. Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best...
  • World Cup 2015: Late entrant Mohit Sharma fulfills MS Dhoni's criteria February 17, 2015

    Melbourne: Bowling combination has been an age-old worry for India but they somehow have always found their balance right in the World Cup, with Haryana's Mohit Sharma showing early promise in this edition of performing his duties as per his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's demand. The third seamer has been the...
  • Kishore Kumar was multi-talented and original, I really respect him: Mohit Chauhan February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Before he emerged as a popular playback singer, Mohit Chauhan had tasted success with his band Silk Route, which dissolved in the early 2000s. Now, the 'Tum ho' hitmaker says he sometimes misses having his own gang of musicians. Before he delivered Bollywood hits, Mohit used to front the...
  • Have great expectations from Arvind Kejriwal: Mohit Chauhan February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Singer Mohit Chauhan, who believes Delhi has the potential to be eye appealing and more, hopes Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal works towards improvement of the city. Chauhan might be working in Mumbai, thanks to his successful music career, but he took out time to vote here on Feb...
  • Presenting the first look of Emraan Hashmi-Vidya Balan starrer 'Humari Adhuri Kahani' February 12, 2015

    Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi team up the third time for filmmaker Mohit Suri's 'Humari Adhuri Kahani'. The first look of the film was recently tweeted by trade analyst Taran Adarsh and by the looks of it the film, which is scheduled to release in theaters on June 12th, is...
  • Indian bowling needs to visit the Dipak Patel laboratory February 8, 2015

    Does MS Dhoni have an ace up his sleeve - an ace nobody but that cocktail waitress can see in her secret mirror? It seems to be the case. Same bowlers making same mistakes match after match. Runs being conceded, bowlers not reacting, but the captain staying cool as a...
  • Mohit Sharma replaces injured Ishant Sharma in World Cup squad February 8, 2015

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday approved fast bowler Mohit Sharma as replacement for the injured Ishant Sharma in India's World Cup squad, after the Event Technical Committee and its medical practitioner found the extent of Ishant's knee injury serious enough to warrant replacement. Ishant, who suffers from a knee...
  • Injured Ishant ruled out of World Cup, Mohit likely to replace him February 7, 2015

    India's senior-most pacer Ishant Sharma was on Saturday ruled out of the Cricket World Cup owing to a knee injury after he was the only one among the four injured cricketers who failed in the fitness test. The injured quartet of Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja went...
  • Mohit Sharma, Dhawal Kulkarni to stay back as stand-by for World Cup: reports February 2, 2015

    The end of tri-series doesn't necessarily mean that it is the end of worries for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India battling with injuries are struggling to come to terms with their bowling line-up which has been below par for most part of the tri-series. Mohit Sharma looked more than impressive...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: I'm accused for selling sex through my films, but have made more good films than anyone else February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt, who has written 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani', the upcoming love story from his production house, says the Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi-starrer will focus on the life of a traditional Indian woman. According to the director-producer, the story is inspired from some incidents from his step-mother's life, though...
  • Photo of the day: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi spotted on the sets of their upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' January 27, 2015

    Directed by Mohit Suri, Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi's upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' has been generating a lot of buzz. Besides being rumoured that the film is based on Mahesh Bhatt's parents, Nanabhai Bhatt, Shirin Mohammad Ali and his stepmother, the film is also generating a lot of interest...
  • Neha Marda: Divorce not an end if it gets you out of a bad marriage January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Doli Armaano Ki' the popular serial that revolves around a woman who fights against an abusive husband and a bad marriage, has received a lot of appreciation from the audiences. In a press conference, that was recently organized, actress Neha Marda spoke to us about her personal life,...
  • Dhoni's World Cup push for CSK team-mates turned down by selectors: report January 7, 2015

    India's limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni joined the BCCI selectors via video conference from Australia, but some of the names suggested by him were turned down by the selectors - according to a report in the Hindustan Times. The BCCI trimmed down the list of 30 World Cup probables to final...
  • India's squad for Tri-series: Mohit, Dhawal part of 17-man squad January 6, 2015

    Along with the much-awaited World Cup squad, the BCCI selectors on Tuesday also named the touring party for the Carlton Mid Tri-series in Australia, with fast bowlers Mohit Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni being the only two players in the squad that will not be part of the World Cup. Injured...