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Tag: M S Dhoni

Rishabh Pant Looks To Surpass Dhoni's Record In T20Is Against WI

Hyderabad: Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will have a chance to surpass M.S. Dhoni’s record of most dismissals in T20Is between India and West Indies when the two teams meet in the first match of the three-game series beginning Sunday. Pant currently has three dismissals from seven T20Is played between India and West Indies while Dhoni […]

Don't Ask Till January: Dhoni On Comeback

Mumbai: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Wednesday that he won’t talk about his much-awaited comeback till January. “January tak mat poocho (don’t ask me till January),” said Dhoni at an event here before questions on his break, which started with India’s semifinal loss to New Zealand in the World Cup in July, […]

Hardik Posts Throwback Picture With Dhoni And Ziva

Mumbai: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who last month underwent a successful surgery to treat his lower back issue which ruled him out of cricket for an indefinite period, is probably missing his teammates and the quality time he spent with them. The Mumbai cricketer on Saturday took to photo and video-sharing social networking website Instagram […]

Champions Don't Finish Quickly, Proud To Have Dhoni: Ganguly

Mumbai: Questions around former India skipper M.S. Dhoni refuses to die down and while nobody is sure if he will don the gloves again for the national team, newly elected BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has made it clear that Dhoni will be respected and what he thinks will matter. “I don’t know what’s in his […]

Dhoni Joins Team Post SA Series Win In Ranchi

Ranchi: Former skipper M.S. Dhoni on Tuesday joined the Indian team in Ranchi following their emphatic victory over South Africa in the third and final Test at the JSCA International Complex. Dhoni in his hometown here, was seen having a word with debutant left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem — also a local — after the match. […]

Kohli meets special fan in Vizag

Visakhapatnam: After Sachin Tendulkar and M.S Dhoni, Indian captain Virat Kohli is undoubtedly the most followed cricketer and the run-machine’s success on the field has earned him millions of fans globally. Kohli, who recently became India’s most successful captain in Test cricket, met a die-hard fan here. The shirtless fan — Pintu Behra of Odisha, […]

Former Indian Cricketers Divided On Opinion On Dhoni's Future

New Delhi: There seems to be a difference in opinion among former cricketers on whether M.S. Dhoni should continue playing or hang his boots. Ever since the culmination of the 50-overs World Cup in England and Wales, speculations have been rife that Dhoni might have played his last game for the country. While he has […]

Dhoni Will Make The Retirement Call At The Right Time

New Delhi: Speculations regarding the retirement of former India skipper M.S. Dhoni has been a point of discussion for every Indian ever since he decided to take a break from the game post the 2019 World Cup. India opener Shikhar Dhawan has now spoken on the issue and feels that Dhoni, who has taken so […]

Kohli And Shastri Should Speak To Pant: Gambhir

New Delhi: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels it would be wrong to mount pressure on young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and the team management should back him. Pant has been inducted in all the three formats of the game for Team India. While the 21-year-old has performed well in Tests, he has been found struggling […]

After PM, Dhoni Most Admired Man In India

New Delhi: Former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni has defeated the likes of Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar in the list of most admired men in India. According to a survey conducted by YouGov, Dhoni is the second most admired man in India, next only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The sample size of the survey […]

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Dhoni, Rohit Make Kohli Look Good As Captain, Says Gambhir

Ahmedabad: Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has taken a dig at Virat Kohli, saying the incumbent skipper is able to efficiently lead Team India because he has the likes of M.S. Dhoni and Rohit Sharma in the squad. “Kohli was very good in the last World Cup but he has a long way to go. […]

Dhoni Has Given Us Time To Prepare WT20 Team: India Selector

New Delhi: Moments after the Indian selectors announced the T20 squad for the South Africa series, pundits started questioning whether M.S. Dhoni has been ignored and the writing was on the wall for India’s most decorated captain. Quashing all rumours, a national selector has revealed that the wicket-keeper has actually given the five wise men […]

Dhoni Ends Stint With Territorial Army

New Delhi: Former India captain M.S. Dhoni’s spell with his Territorial Army unit has ended. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is now in New Delhi with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva. Dhoni had taken a break from cricket following the conclusion of India’s campaign in the 2019 World Cup that was held in England and in that […]

No MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah in India's limited-overs squad for WI tour

Mumbai: Kedar Jadhav hasn’t done anything wrong for his non-inclusion, said chief selector M.S.K Prasad when announcing the squads for India’s tour of the West Indies. While he did say that the selection did show that the selectors were looking forward, the teams seemed to have the same old look with the exception of a […]

Sending Dhoni To Bat At No. 7 Was A Team Decision: Ravi Shastri

London: India head coach Ravi Shastri revealed that sending M.S. Dhoni to bat at No. 7 in their 18-run World Cup semifinal loss to New Zealand was a team decision. In the first semifinal which was played over two days due to rain in Manchester, India restricted the Black Caps to 239/8 in 50 overs. […]

PM Modi Appreciates Fighting Spirit Of Team India

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was impressed with the fighting spirit the team showed in the nail-biting contest against New Zealand yesterday. Chasing 240, a top-order collapse put India under the pump before Ravindra Jadeja’s sensational 77-run knock raised hopes of a turnaround but eventually the hot title-favourites fell short by 18 runs. In […]

Did Umpiring Error Cost Dhoni His Wicket?

New Delhi: After the Indian top order collapsed against New Zealand in the World Cup semifinal at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni who kept their side in hunt as India chased 240 runs for victory. Soon after Jadeja (77) fell after adding 116 runs for the seventh wicket with […]

Dhoni's batting position baffles Tendulkar, Ganguly

Manchester: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former India captain Sourav Ganguly were left baffled when M.S. Dhoni came out to bat at No.5 in India’s 18-run semifinal defeat to New Zealand at the World Cup on Wednesday. While Ganguly said during commentary that he was surprised with Dhoni not being sent to bat at his […]

Dhoni using different bat logos as goodwill gesture

New Delhi: Former India captain M.S. Dhoni has always been known for making unusual decisions which keep his fans and people astonished. Be it giving the last over to the then inexperienced Joginder Sharma in the 2007 T20I World Cup final against Pakistan or coming up the batting order in the 2011 World Cup final […]

Dhoni's thumb is fine, he is a warrior: Team official 

Leeds: The image of former India skipper M.S. Dhoni spitting blood after the England game had fans losing sleep. After all, he is an integral part of the team and an injury to the thumb at the business end of the World Cup is the last thing that Indian fans would want. However, there is […]

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Dhoni must bat at 4: Dean Jones

Mumbai: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, and not Vijay Shankar, should bat at the number four spot in the remaining matches of the ongoing World Cup. Jones is also of the view that India should include left-arm all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as he gives the team an extra spin option […]

Ganguly defends Dhoni, says Afghanistan knock one-off

London: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has come in support of veteran wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni who had to face criticism for his slow knock against Afghanistan in India’s World Cup game in Southampton. Dhoni took 52 balls to score 28 runs which had reduced India’s scoring rate in the middle overs and the Men in […]

Fans sulk over Tendulkar's remarks on Dhoni's batting

New Delhi: The legendary Sachin Tendulkar had made his displeasure known over M.S. Dhoni’s slow batting during India’s World Cup game against Afghanistan. Tendulkar had said that the stumper should have shown more positive intent during his time at the crease. Dhoni took 52 balls to score 28 runs which had reduced India’s scoring rate […]

Virat Kohli's school sends soil to London as blessing

London: Virat Kohli is currently in England looking to become the third Indian captain to win the World Cup after Kapil Dev in 1983 and M.S. Dhoni in 2011 and it seems that his former school in the Capital is expressing its support in a very unique manner. Host broadcasters Star Sports tweeted on Friday […]

Dhoni sports 'Balidaan Badge' on gloves in WC

Southampton: India’s opening game in the ongoing World Cup saw former skipper M.S. Dhoni once again profess his love for the security forces after he was spotted with regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on his wicket-keeping gloves. During the course of India’s six-wicket win over South Africa at The Rose Bowl, […]

Did you know! Dhoni set field for Bangladesh while batting

Cardiff (England): Even at 37, M.S. Dhoni manages to surprise cricket fans all across the globe. Be it his power-hitting or his extraordinary glove-work, Dhoni just keeps on raising the bar for himself and his fellow cricketers. Not just his batting and wicket-keeping, even his on-field presence proves to be a blessing for Virat Kohli […]

Kohli doesn't have game reading quality like Dhoni: Coach

Kolkata: India skipper Virat Kohli has often said that he is lucky to have M.S. Dhoni in the team and the latter’s childhood coach Keshav Banerjee has also harped on the fact that the former India captain is the perfect mentor in this relatively young team. Speaking to IANS, on the sidelines of the launch […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Don't do films which are commercially viable, says Sushant

Mumbai: He made his Bollywood debut as a cricket fanatic in “Kai Po Che!”, essayed a detective in “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!” and also brought alive India’s most celebrated new-age cricketer – M.S. Dhoni – on the silver screen. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput says he doesn’t play characters which are easy to portray. “When I know […]

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No conflict within Indian team: Ganguly

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday rubbished reports of internal conflict within the Indian team following a humiliating One-Day International (ODI) series defeat against Bangladesh. “You get to hear all these when a team loses and has not played to their potential. I believe there is no conflict within the team, all of […]

Mumbai beat Chennai by 25 runs to enter IPL final

Mumbai: A timely half-century by opener Lendl Simmons and some quality bowling helped Mumbai Indians secure a place in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 final with a 25-run victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium here yesterday. Simmons rose to the occasion as he scored 65 off […]