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Tag: Dhoni

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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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BCCI pump in Rs 50 cr to promote Indian Premier League

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered one of the most lucrative tournaments in the world. But even the premier T20 league needs to be promoted and advertised. And the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) kept aside Rs 50 crore for advertisement and promotion of the 12th edition of the […]

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Dhoni's contribution will be massive for India in World Cup: Gavaskar

Navi Mumbai: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar foresees Mahendra Singh Dhoni making a “massive” contribution in India’s World Cup campaign and he feels it will not be limited to the talismanic player’s much-admired instinctive reading of the game. Dhoni has been in superb form in the ongoing Indian Premier League and has so far amassed […]

Former Indian Skipper MS Dhoni Cheated?

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the beleaguered real estate major Amrapali to disclose the details of transactions that the group and its companies had with former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni – who was its brand ambassador from 2009 to 2016. The bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit asked […]

Dhoni leads CSK to the top with 80-run win over DC

Chennai: All-round Chennai Super Kings (CSK) rode M.S. Dhoni’s brilliance to get back to the top of the table with a commanding 80-run victory over Delhi Capitals (DC) in a top-of-the-table Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday. Asked to bat first, Dhoni first helped CSK recover from a […]

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Dhoni moves Supreme Court over 'cheating' by Amrapali Group

New Delhi: Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved the Supreme Court seeking possession of a penthouse in an Amprapali project, and also to include his name in the list of creditors of the real estate company. Dhoni in his plea informed the court that he had booked the penthouse in Amrapali Safari in […]

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We need to bat well at the top: Dhoni

Bengaluru: Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni urged his top-order to get their acts together and finish more matches going into the business-end of the Indian Premier League. Dhoni’s superb 48-ball-84 went in vain as RCB beat CSK by one run to stay afloat in the league. CSK’s problem has been their top-order where […]

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MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to hit 200 IPL sixes

Bengaluru: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has become the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhoni achieved this feat during his sensational 84-run knock in Sunday’s game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) which CSK lost by only one run. Chasing 162, CSK managed to score 160/8 […]

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IPL 2019: CSK aim to seal play-off berth against RCB

Bengaluru: Chennai Super Kings will be expected to shrug off a rare loss and effectively seal a play-off berth against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League here on Sunday. Defending champions CSK, who lost to SRH in the previous game for only their second loss this season, will get to 16 points with […]

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Kohli thanks Dhoni for backing him as a youngster

Kolkata: Showering praise on former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India skipper Virat Kohli said on Thursday that he was lucky to have him in the team and it was unfortunate to see people criticising the “captain cool”. Kohli also added that he would never forget how Dhoni backed him in his early days as […]

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India's WC squad: Karthik pips Pant, Shankar in at No.4

New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik has beaten Rishabh Pant in the race to become the second wicket-keeper in the Indian team for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. The five wise men of Indian cricket, led by M.S.K. Prasad, met in Mumbai on Monday and picked the 15-member squad. Vijay Shankar goes to the […]

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edBus announces M.S. Dhoni as brand ambassador

Bengaluru: redBus, the world’s largest bus ticketing platform, has announced M.S. Dhoni as its brand ambassador. Dhoni will helm all major campaigns for the brand, across media platforms and will soon appear in his first promotional concept for the brand. While redBus commands a strong foothold in the Indian online bus ticketing segment, it is […]

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Tahir, Raina help CSK put foot in playoffs

Kolkata: Imran Tahir and Suresh Raina helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) put one foot in the playoffs as they got past Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) return leg fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. CSK, who had defeated KKR in their first meeting also, consolidated […]

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Tahir snares four wickets to restrict KKR to 161/8

Kolkata: Imran Tahir snared four wickets as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) restricted Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to 161/8 in 20 overs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) return leg fixture at the Eden Gardens, here on Sunday. Recording his best figures (4/27) in the competition, Tahir bowled a game-changing 15th over to account for Chris […]

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Dhoni fined 50% match fee for confronting umpires

Jaipur: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur. Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction. The incident took place […]

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IPL 2019: Chennai outsmart Punjab by 22 runs

Chennai: Opener K.L. Rahul (55 off 47) and Sarfaraz Khan’s (67 off 59) laborious efforts went in vain as Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to beat Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday. Chasing a modest 161-run target, the visitors […]

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