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Tag: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

IPL 2021 Auction: MS Dhoni’s Role, CSK’s Strategy Revealed!

Bhubaneswar: Millions of fans across the globe are eagerly waiting for the much-awaited auction of players for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which will take place in Chennai today. Around 298 players have been shortlisted by the eight franchises. However, there are only 61 slots available to be filled. This has […]

Dhoni Bats For Kadaknath, Will The Chicken Be Liked By Foodies In India?

Chennai: Will the popularity of Kadaknath chicken soar among Indian foodies as former ace cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni too has ordered around 2,000 chicks of the Indian breed for his poultry farm? Well, we will have to wait for a few months to get the answer. But one thing is sure — more and more […]

Ganguly Wanted Dhoni For 2004 Tour Of Pakistan, Says John Wright

New Delhi: India skipper, Sourav Ganguly was very keen to have Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the national team for the historic tour of Pakistan in 2004, but the dashing wicket-keeper-batsman missed the bus by the skin of his teeth, John Wright, who was India coach at the time, has disclosed to IANS. Parthiv Patel was […]

'The Special One In All': Wishes Pour In For MS Dhoni As Captain Cool Turns 39

New Delhi: From Cricket fraternity to eminent personalities to the common name thronged to social media to extend birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday. Regarded as one of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni has been on a sabbatical ever since the […]

Rohit Sharma's Captaincy Is Very Similar To MS Dhoni: Suresh Raina

New Delhi: India’s limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma’s style of leadership has often been seen as completely different from skipper Virat Kohli’s style and has often been compared to that of former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. And Suresh Raina believes that Rohit’s calmness and ability to motivate players makes him very similar to Dhoni. “Rohit’s […]

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MS Dhoni Takes Daughter Ziva For A Bike Ride Amid COVID19 Lockdown!

Ranchi: Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, everyone is spending time with family. Veteran India wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also spending some quality time with along with family at his lavish farmhouse in his hometown. Recently, his wife Sakshi shared a video on social media in which Dhoni is seen giving a bike ride to his […]

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MS Dhoni Becomes Panipuriwala; Watch Video

New Delhi: A video of Mahendra Singh Dhoni has surfaced on the internet in which he can be seen stuffing a panipuri using a spoon and serving it to former Indian cricketer Rudra Pratap Singh and his ex-India colleague Piyush Chawla, who can be seen relishing the panipuri. A user shared the video on Twitter […]

MS Dhoni Will Be Retained By CSK In 2021: N Srinivasan

Chennai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni “will be retained” by Chennai Super Kings in the 2021 IPL auctions irrespective of whether he plays for India again or not, asserted former BCCI president N Srinivasan. The lack of a BCCI central contract for the two-time former World Cup winning captain has sparked fresh rumours of his retirement in […]

There Is No Doubt Dhoni Will Be Retained By CSK In 2021: N Srinivasan

Chennai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni “will be retained” by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 2021 IPL auctions irrespective of whether he plays for India again or not, asserted former BCCI president N Srinivasan. The lack of a BCCI central contract for the two-time former World Cup winning captain has sparked fresh rumours of his retirement […]

BCCI Clarifies Why MS Dhoni Was Excluded From Central Contracts List!

Mumbai: Soon after BCCI announced the Annual Player Contracts for Senior Men’s team for the period between October 2019 and September 2020, all eyes went hunting for one name – Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The Grade A list where the former Indian skipper featured for some years now comprised players like Ravi Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar […]

Dhoni Shares 'Rockstar' Ziva's Singing Video | WATCH

New Delhi: Former India captain MS Dhoni on Sunday shared a heart-warming video of his daughter Ziva where she is seen playing the guitar and singing. Dhoni posted the video on Instagram with a caption: “Snow brings the best out of her.” View this post on Instagram Snow brings the best out of her @ziva_singh_dhoni […]

 Anil Kumble Opens Up On MS Dhoni’s Retirement

Bhubaneswar: Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni retiring? Speculations about his retirement are going on for some time now especially among cricket fans across the world. However, former cricketer Anil Kumble today clearly asserted that only Mahendra Singh Dhoni can best answer the question. Kumble made such remark while responding to a media query on the sidelines […]

I'm Sure Dhoni Has Had Communication With Captain, Selectors On Future: Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has “surely” communicated his future plans to India captain Virat Kohli and selectors. Dhoni has been on a sabbatical from international cricket since India’s semi-final exit in the ODI World Cup, leading to speculations about his future. “He’s had communication with the captain, […]

WATCH: MS Dhoni Shares Throwback Video With Wife Sakshi

New Delhi: While most of the Indian cricketers frequently post about their personal and professional life across various social media platforms, former India skipper M.S. Dhoni tries to keep everything a secret and rarely there comes a moment when he expresses something on his official Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account. Dhoni, who has been on […]

Salman Khan Reveals About 'Real Dabangg'

Mumbai:  Superstar Salman Khan’s favourite cricketer is none other than Mahendra Singh Dhoni. “He is a Dabangg player,” so said Chulbul Pandey on Sunday. On Star Sports’ pre-show Nerolac Cricket Live, Salman spoke about his bond with batsman Kedar Jadhav and how much he admires the ‘Dabangg’ style of the former India captain Dhoni. “I […]

None Can 'Mess Around With' MS Dhoni: Ravi Shastri

New Delhi: India coach Ravi Shastri says none can “mess around with” Mahendra Singh Dhoni if he decides to be in contention for next year’s T20 World Cup but the enigmatic former captain would “never impose himself” on the team. In a soon-to-be-telecast interview on ‘India Today’ channel, Shastri was asked about the much-speculated future […]

Kohli-Dhoni Duo Add Another Feather To Cap, This Time On Social Media

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli has always made it clear that former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will always remain an inspiration for him and his tweet on the latter’s birthday this year was announced as the most re-tweeted sports tweet of the year by Twitter India. Twitter made the announcement on their social platform […]

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, […]

Kohli Goes Past Dhoni's Record With Bangladesh Win

Kolkata: India continued their domination in home Tests with a thumping win over Bangladesh here on Sunday. In what was their first ever day-night Test, India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs to complete a 2-0 series whitewash. India thus became the first team ever to record four consecutive innings victories, extending their […]

Kohli Goes Past Dhoni, Azhar & Ganguly To Register Most Innings Wins

Indore: He might have failed to rise to the challenge with bat in hand in the first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Stadium, but India skipper Virat Kohli added a new feather to his cap as he now has the most number of wins by an innings – 10. He is followed by Mahendra […]

Yuvraj Singh Cites Fear Of Indian Cricket Team Players

Mumbai: Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Monday claimed that the country’s cricketers feel compelled to play even when they are not in a condition to for the fear of losing their place, a situation he hopes will change with Sourav Ganguly as BCCI President. The swashbuckling left-hander, who has retired from international cricket to […]

Discussions On Dhoni's Future Unfair, Only He Can Take That Call: Yuvraj

New Delhi: The never-ending chatter around Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s future is “unfair” and the decision to retire rests solely with the World Cup-winning captain, his former India teammate Yuvraj Singh said on Tuesday. Dhoni’s future in international cricket has been a subject of intense speculation since the conclusion of the ICC World Cup in July, […]

BCCI Announces Team India’s T20I, ODI, Test Squads For Australia Tour
BCCI And Star Say No Cricket Fireworks During Diwali

New Delhi: Diwali and cricket fever has over the years gone hand in hand in Indian cricket. Be it Mahendra Singh Dhoni making his presence felt with an unbeaten 183 against Sri Lanka in 2005 or Amit Mishra bamboozling the Kiwis with his leg-spin in 2016, Team India have had some of its biggest blockbusters […]

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Kohli On Dhoni Picture Tweet: A Lesson For Me How Wrongly Things Are Interpreted

Dharamsala: India captain Virat Kohli has learnt “his lesson” the hard way after an innocuous tweet of his sparked rumours of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s international retirement in a social media frenzy. On Thursday, Kohli had tweeted a picture of him sitting on his hunches after beating Australia in a league game of the 2016 World […]

BCCI Announces Team For T20 series against SA; Pandya Back, Dhoni Excluded

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not figure in the Indian team for the upcoming three-match T20 series against South Africa while Hardik Pandya returned as the only change in the 15-member squad. Dhoni, who had taken a two-month sabbatical from the sport, is currently vacationing in the United States, having served the Territorial Army […]

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 […]

Ravi Shastri re-appointed as India head coach

New Delhi: The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third. […]

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 […]

Home buyers' money diverted to MS Dhoni, Sakshi Dhoni's company: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has observed that Amrapali home buyers’ money has been diverted illegally and wrongly to former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and hsi wife Sakshi Dhoni’s company Rhiti Sports Management Pvt Ltd. The observation by justices Arun Mishra and U.U. Lalit came on Tuesday while cancelling the real estate company Amrapali […]

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 […]

Dhoni makes himself unavailable for Windies tour, to serve his regiment

New Delhi: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself “unavailable” for the Indian team’s tour of West Indies as speculations raged about his future. An Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army, it is learnt that Dhoni will be spending better part of the next two months with […]

'One man, billion emotions, lifetime of memories: Happy Birthday Dhoni'

New Delhi: M.S. Dhoni turned 38 on Sunday and social media was flooded with birthday wishes from fans, cricketers and other sports personalities. One of India’s most successful captain, Dhoni has done it all for the Indian cricket and has won all accolades for the team. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) […]

Sunil Grover's one-letter birthday wish for MS Dhoni

Bhubaneswar: Wishes continues to pour in for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he turned 38 on Sunday. Though captain cool received plentiful of wishes from the cricketing fraternity, it was the one-letter wish from Sunil Grover and a special message from Virendra Sehwag that has created much buzz. The comedian-actor took to the social media and […]

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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Top 5 controversial moments in Ind-Pak encounters

New Delhi: Whenever India play Pakistan in a cricket match, there’s bound to be some drama as players are high on adrenaline, not willing to let their foot down to outplay the opposition. Whether it comes to skills or verbal exchanges, players of both the teams leave no stone unturned to emerge victorious. With all […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dhoni will have to remove dagger insignia from gloves: ICC

London/Mumbai: Taking a firm stand, the ICC on Friday denied Mahendra Singh Dhoni permission to wear the dagger insignia on his wicket-keeping gloves during the World Cup despite BCCI’s assertion that it was not a military symbol. The Indian cricket board (BCCI) had sought permission for the star batsman from the world governing body, which […]

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 […]

Indian Terrain signs up with Dhoni, to expand network

Chennai: With the signing of Indian cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its brand ambassador, men’s wear major Indian Terrain Fashions Ltd plans to double its retail network to 300 outlets as it looks at a turnover of Rs 650 crore in three year’s time, a senior company official said. The listed company also aims […]