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Tag: Dhoni

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SA T20s: Dhoni Unlikely As Selectors Ready To Persist With Pant

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have put his international retirement on hold but he is unlikely to be selected for India’s three-match T20 home series against South Africa starting September 15 in Dharamsala. The team for the series is expected to be picked on September 4. The remaining two games will be played at […]

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India should be prepared for life beyond Dhoni: Ganguly

Mumbai: Former captain Sourav Ganguly has said that Team India will have to get used to the fact that Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not be around for too long. Dhoni’s floundering strike rate and his inability to finish games, something he was renowned for in his prime, came into sharp focus during India’s recent World […]

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Dhoni In Jaipur, Sporting New Look

Jaipur: Even when he is not on field, former India skipper M.S. Dhoni manages to be in news be it with his commercial commitments or for his looks. Dhoni was spotted wearing a black bandana on his head at the Jaipur airport on Saturday. A video and pictures of the new look MSD has again […]

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Next India coach: Interviews begin, Robin Singh first to appear

Mumbai: The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), led by former captain Kapil Dev, began the process to choose India’s next men’s coach on Friday with former all-rounder Robin Singh appearing first for the interview. Singh, a former Mumbai Indians coach, appeared before the three-member panel, which also comprises Anshuman Gaikwad and Shantha Rangaswamy. The CAC will […]

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Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day

Ladakh: Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India’s 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory. On August 5, the central government abrograted provisions of Article 370 and Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution which granted […]

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Lt. Col Dhoni wins hearts with singing skills

New Delhi: Former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is busy performing his military duty in Jammu and Kashmir. And after he was seen playing volleyball with members of his Territorial Army battalion and polishing shoes, another video is making rounds on social media where the 38-year-old, while donning the uniform, is seen humming the lyrics of […]

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Kohli posts 'squad' pic, fans ask where's Rohit

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team has arrived in the US for the upcoming three-match T20I series against the West Indies which starts from Saturday. Players have been taking to their social media handles posting pictures of themselves while practising and enjoying in Florida. On Friday, skipper Virat Kohli also posted a picture with his […]

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Image of Dhoni signing bat in south Kashmir goes viral

New Delhi: Former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni has kicked-off his stint with the Territorial Army and an image of the the 38-year-old has gone viral on social media in which he is seen signing a cricket bat for one of the soldiers. Dhoni has taken a two-month break from the Indian team and is currently with […]

Cottrell salutes Dhoni's 'inspirational love for country'

New Delhi: West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell has praised veteran Indian wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni for his dedication and love for the Indian Army. On Sunday, Cottrell, who is a soldier in the Jamaican Defence Force, took to Twitter and said that Dhoni is an inspiration figure both on and off the field. “This man is […]

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Kapil, Gambhir hail Dhoni's decision to serve Indian Army

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev and Gautam Gambhir have praised M.S. Dhoni’s decision of spending two months with the Indian Army, saying this move by the 38-year-old will inspire youth to serve the country. Dhoni has begun his two-month training with the Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment. On Wednesday, he joined the battalion, which […]

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Dhoni fulfils promise, begins training with Parachute Regiment

New Delhi: Former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni has begun his two-month training with Indian Armys Parachute Regiment. On Wednesday, Dhoni joined a battalion, which has its headquarters in Bengaluru. Speaking to IANS, sources in the know of developments said the plan was in the pipeline for a while. “Just like Dhoni has been one of […]

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Dhoni's proposal for training 'under process': Army

New Delhi: The Indian Army is yet to take a decision on cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s request to undergo training with the Parachute Regiment, officials said. According to officials, the proposal of the former India captain is “still under process”. “The Army has not taken any decision yet. The scope, duration, venue and character of […]

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Tendulkar bats for second Super Over to decide WC winner in case of tie

Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said there should be a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of the boundary count if a situation like the World Cup final arises where England edged past New Zealand on more number of boundaries hit. “I feel there should be another Super Over to decide […]

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Lata Mangeshkar's request to Dhoni: Please don't retire

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Thursday requested cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni to not retire, following rumours that the former Indian captain was all set to end his illustrious career. “These days, I have been hearing that you plan to retire. Please don’t think this way. The country needs you and it is my […]

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India-New Zealand semifinal pushed to reserve day

Manchester: The notorious Manchester weather pushed the first semifinal of the World Cup to the reserve day after dominant Indian bowlers excelled yet again to restrict New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five, here Tuesday. Rain forced players off the field after 46.1 overs and as per ICC’s playing conditions, the game will resume […]

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India restrict New Zealand to 211/5 in 46.1 overs before rain stopped play

Manchester: Indian bowlers maintained their stranglehold on the opposition with another splendid performance, restricting New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five when rain stopped play in the first semi-final of the World Cup here Tuesday. Despite half-centuries from skipper Kane Williamson (67 off 95 balls) and veteran Ross Taylor (67 no off 85 balls), […]

Indian team management criticised for excluding Shami

New Delhi: The Indian team management was on Tuesday criticised on social media after they did not include right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami in the playing XI for the World Cup semi-final clash against New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester. Shami, who has picked up 14 wickets in the four matches that he has […]

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The 11-Year-Challenge: Fiery Virat meets Cool Kane in another semi-final

Manchester: They grew in stature and spread their wings in international cricket together but rival captains Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson could never have imagined leading their sides in another World Cup semi-final, this time the senior one. The photos of 18-year-olds Kohli and Williamson prior to the U-19 World Cup semi-final in 2008, was […]

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MS Dhoni – not just a name: ICC

Leeds: At a time when he is facing flak for his slow batting at the World Cup and his retirement talk also doing the rounds, the International Cricket Council (ICC) made a video celebrating the legend of MS Dhoni. “MS Dhoni – not just a name!” read the video message with snippets of the unforgettable […]

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WC lacking feel, ICC should do more to spread the game: Bhutia

Kolkata: Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia said on Thursday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) should make ‘serious efforts’ to spread the game of cricket to other countries as the World Cup is lacking its charm. “I’m finding this World Cup completely ‘South Asia Cup’… It’s like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India only. Another […]

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Team India 'Ready To Rumble' In New Jersey Against England

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will be seen in a new avatar when they face England in the much-anticipated World Cup clash at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. The Men in Blue will be sporting a new ‘away jersey’ — which has splattering of orange on the shoulders and the back — in […]

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Kohli not focussed on individual competition with Amir

Manchester: On the eve of the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the World Cup, India captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that while Mohammad Amir remained a threat, his team will focus on the other bowlers as much as on the left-arm speedster. “I am not going to say anything for TRPs,” Kohli said in the […]

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Dhoni follows ICC's regulation, removes 'Balidaan Badge'

London: Abiding by the ICC’s diktat, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen without the Army insignia on his wicketkeeping gloves as he took the field after India posted a mammoth 352/5 against Australia in a marquee World Cup clash at the Kennington Oval here on Sunday. The whole issue started during India’s opening game against South […]

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Dhoni urged to wear army insignia glove against Australia by teammates

New Delhi: At a time when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the supervision of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has failed to back former India skipper M.S. Dhoni in the Army insignia controversy, his teammates have come together and urged him to continue sporting the Balidaan Badge on his wicket-keeping […]

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Dhoni gloves row: Rohit wants fans to wait and watch

London: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday refused to comment on the Mahendra Singh Dhoni gloves controversy, saying it will be for everyone to see whether the former captain will sport the regimental dagger insignia on his keeping gloves during India’s clash against Australia on Sunday. “I don’t know what is happening with that (the […]

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Gambhir stands by Dhoni, says ICC should focus on cricket

New Delhi: Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir has come out in support of M.S. Dhoni in the gloves controversy, saying ICC’s job is not to look at who is wearing what. This after the governing body turned down BCCI’s request to allow the stumper to keep sporting the Army insignia at the World Cup. “The […]

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Nothing to do with controversy over Dhoni's gloves: Army

Dehradun: The Indian Army Saturday distanced itself from the controversy surrounding the daggar insignia on Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s gloves, saying it had nothing to do with it. Dhoni’s gloves sported the Balidan badge of the parachute regiment’s special force during India’s opening world cup match against South Africa in Southampton in England on […]

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Players wanted retaliatory celebration against India, PCB says no

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing controversy over M.S. Dhoni sporting an Army insignia during the ongoing World Cup, it has come to fore that the Pakistan team wanted to celebrate India’s wickets ‘differently’ when the two teams meet in Manchester on June 16. Saj Sadiq, editor of Pakistan site ‘Pak Passion’, on Friday tweeted that […]

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Dhoni is faster than a computer: Akhtar

London: Former Pakistan quick Shoaib Akhar said MS Dhoni is faster than a computer when it comes to cricketing acumen. “Dhoni is faster than a computer. Whatever a computer can say about playing on a certain wicket, I believe that MS Dhoni can do it faster,” said the former Pakistan pacer in his YouTube channel. Dhoni […]

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World Cup: Kohli pleased with lower-order fightback

London:After the Indian top order failed to live up to the expectations in the warm-up game against New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli expects his lower-order batsmen to rise to the occasion if a situation arises in the upcoming World Cup. On Saturday, Kohli’s decision to pose a challenge for his batting lineup led to top-order […]

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Sachin Tendulkar on Dhoni's Role in World Cup

New Delhi: The 2019 edition of the World Cup is now six days away and while India is considered one of the favourites going into the tournament in England and Wales, a lot will depend on how skipper Virat Kohli leads the team in the showpiece event. While pundits questioned his captaincy during the recently […]

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Dhoni to play massive role at WC: Shastri

Mumbai: MS Dhoni will have a massive role in India’s bid to win a third World Cup, says head coach Ravi Shastri. “Massive as it has always been,” Shastri told reporters on the eve of team’s departure for England and Wales to play the World Cup starting on May 30, here on Tuesday. “He is […]

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Dhoni puts opposition under pressure: McCullum

Mumbai: With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 just around the corner, all eyes will be on Team India which is seen as the most strong contender and on former captain MS Dhoni who is probably featuring in his last World Cup. Experts of the game believe the stumper will be a major weapon in […]

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Dhoni, Rohit to be part of strategy pool for WC: Kohli

New Delhi: With the World Cup round the corner, India captain Virat Kohli has revealed that the presence of former skipper M.S. Dhoni in the team, especially behind the stumps, is “priceless”. Kohli said the selflessness with which Dhoni conducts himself makes him a delight to play alongside. “The fact is Dhoni is among the […]

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We have got all bases covered for World Cup: Shastri

New Delhi: India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the team has got all bases covered going into the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. In an interview with Cricketnext, Shastri said India have a flexible team and have players who can play at any position at any given […]

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Ziva Dhoni turns Hindi teacher for Rishabh Pant!

It seems like the little angel, Ziva Dhoni, ensures that we get a dose of cuteness on a regular basis. Whether it is voting awareness message or her multilingual skills, she never fails to amaze us. In the latest video, the little diva can be seen giving a basic Hindi lesson to Indian cricketer Rishabh […]

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Dhoni becomes most successful wicket-keeper in IPL

Hyderabad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the wicket-keeper with most dismissals to his credit in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He now has 132 dismissals (94 catches and 38 stumping) to his name. Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni surpassed Kolkata Knight Riders’ skipper Dinesh Karthik (131 dismissals) when he caught Mumbai […]

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Dhoni an era of cricket, not just a player: Hayden

Chennai: MS Dhoni has nothing to prove when it comes to captaincy or finishing any game in his trademark style and the stumper has yet again led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to their eighth Indian Premier League (IPL) final in 10 seasons and is just one win away from clinching the prestigious trophy for the […]

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Select Dugout experts pick IPL 2019 possible winner

Mumbai: Prior to the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 grand finale between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, the second edition of the #SelectDugoutDebate was closely contested on Saturday with predictions on ‘Who will win worlds toughest T20 finals? from Star Sports Select Experts. The presidential style debate saw Dean Jones, Anil Kumble and […]

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KL Rahul's carnage helps Punjab beat Chennai

Mohali: Opener KL Rahul’s blistering 71 off 36 balls, followed by Nicholas Pooran fireworks (36 off 22 balls) guided Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to an impressive six-wicket win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the PCA I.S. Bindra Stadium, here on Sunday. Rahul’s run rampage made […]

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