Tag: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian Cricket Team Aims for record in 4th ODI vs Australia

Bengaluru: Skipper Virat Kohli will aim to surpass predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record winning run as captain when India take on Australia in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday. Kohli equalled former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record run of nine consecutive ODI victories after the series-clinching five-wicket win […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Pandya knows how to play in different situations: Dravid

Vijayawada: Heaping praise on India’s new sensation Hardik Pandya, India A coach Rahul Dravid said the Baroda all-rounder knows how to play in all kinds of situations. “A good example about Hardik from my perspective is, he’s willing to play situations and not just the natural game we often speak about. “Credit goes completely to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
We now have lot of options in the run up to the 2019 World Cup: Kohli

Kolkata: The success of the two wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has kept the competition going for slots in the Indian team and augurs well in the run up to the World Cup in 2019, skipper Virat Kohli said here on Thursday. The team now had lot of options, and all bases were […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kuldeep thanks Dhoni for pepping him up before the hat-trick ball

Kolkata: A proud hat-trick man Kuldeep Yadav on Thursday said Indian team’s senior pro Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s comments egged him on before he delivered the crucial delivery to Pat Cummins to achieve his memorable feat against Australia in the ODI game at the Eden Gardens here. Recalling the moments when he was about to let […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated veteran star Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third highest civilian award. “Yes, it’s confirmed, we have recommended Dhoni’s name for the Padma Bhushan,” BCCI Acting President C.K. Khanna told IANS on Wednesday. Former captains Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Rahul […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dhoni can play 2023 World Cup too: Clarke

Kolkata: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke is not ruling out the possibility of wicket keeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni being part of India’s 2023 World Cup plans. “Don’t ask me whether he will play in the 2019 World Cup. He will play in 2023,” Clarke said smiling when quizzed whether the former India captain could play […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ajay Devgn, Dhoni urge people to overcome fear

Mumbai:  Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni have joined hands for a campaign titled ‘Burn your Fears with which they are urging people to overcome their fears and take the first step towards making their dreams come true. They are also joined by Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj. To mark […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI

Chennai: India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. Pandya (83 from 66 balls; 4*5, 6*5) and Dhoni (79 from 88; 4*4, 6*2) forged an […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dhoni will play 2019 World Cup, says Shastri

New Delhi: India head coach Ravi Shastri has dismissed doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart considering his current form and fitness. Dhoni was in top form in Sri Lanka, having scored 162 runs with a strike-rate of 82.23. The former India skipper, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Akhtar toughest bowler I have faced, reveals Dhoni

London: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni rates Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar as the toughest he has faced in his long and illustrious career so far. Currently taking part in the ICC Champions Trophy, the 2011 World Cup-winning skipper was quoted as saying by www.cricket.com.au that it was Akhtar’s pace and the ability to […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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We believed we could win the World Cup, says Gambhir

Kolkata: It was the belief in the dressing room that helped Gautam Gambhir settle his nerves after opener Virender Sehwag got out early during India’s World Cup final against Sri Lanka in 2011, the southpaw said on Sunday. On the occasion of the sixth anniversary of India’s famous World Cup triumph under Mahendra Singh Dhoni […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Second ODI: Yuvraj, Dhoni propel India to massive 381/6

Cuttack: Centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India recover from a poor start to post 381/6 in the second One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. The duo added 256 runs between them in 38.2 overs to bring the Indian innings back on track after England pacer […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Why aren't Dhoni, Dhawan playing domestic cricket? Asks Gavaskar

New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the BCCI for allowing the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to skip domestic cricket ahead of a hectic six months culminating into the World Cup in England. Dhawan, who was dropped from the Test team, is spending time with family in Melbourne following […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Tiwary credits Dhoni for decisive shift in momentum

Mumbai: Seasoned Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary hailed charismatic Mahendra Singh Dhoni for providing the much-needed impetus to the Rising Pune Supergiant innings that proved decisive in the outcome of the Qualifier 1 against Mumbai Indians. Dhoni smashed five sixes in his 40-run knock that propelled Supergiant to 162 four four. Supergiant reached the final with […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Jadeja needs to step up and improve his batting: Dhoni

Perth:Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today made it clear that he was not happy with Ravindra Jadeja’s performance with the bat at number eight and said he won’t be able to persist with him by just having faith in his abilities. All-rounder Jadeja has failed in all three matches against big oppositions with scores reading […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021