Sanjiv Goenka's New Rising (Pune) has India's ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Rs 12.5 cr, while Intex (Rajkot) has taken MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings teammate Suresh Raina for an identical value in the Indian Premier League 2016 Players Draft pick…Continue
Dubai: India's off-spinner Ashwin moved three places to his career-best second spot among the Test bowlers after collected 2 wickets in India's 124-run win over South Africa in Nagpur, while the other players Amit Mishra and Ravindra Jadeja also moved places…Continue
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After heated exchanges on and off the pitch, the blame game started but the fact remains that India played poor cricket in the fifth and deciding ODI against South Africa in Mumbai on Sunday (October 25).
South Africa was in…Continue
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New Delhi: A day after he hinted retirement from international cricket, Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag on Tuesday announces retirement as he issued a statement on Twitter.
Sehwag, who represented India in 104 Tests and 251 ODIs, had earlier mentioned about his retirement from cricket soon at a press conference in Dubai on Monday.
Sehwag decided to to announce his retirement as he has turned 37 today (October…Continue
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London: Former England captain Graham Gooch has heaped praise on current skipper Alastair Cook, stating that Cook is the best opener in the world after the latter's marathon Test innings of 263 against Pakistan.
Cook smashed 263 runs in 836…Continue
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Mumbai: Left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan's retirement from international cricket has got the selectors thinking about who could be the next in line for Zaheer. The man himself feels that at present, speed star Umesh Yadav has the potential to take his place but only after his potential is nurtured and maximized.
The 37-year-old pacer has retired from his 14-year-long international…Continue
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Indore: A relieved Mahendra Singh Dhoni today gave a befitting reply to those who criticized him to be not capable as India's limited overs skipper, saying there are a lot of "people who wait with open swords and want him to make mistakes".
Facing tremendous pressure after a few defeats and for his own performance with the bat, MS Dhoni today bagged a match-winning 86-ball…Continue
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Abu Dhabi: Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan surpassed the record for most runs for Pakistan in Test cricket during the first match against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (Oct 13), moving ahead of Javed Miandad's previous mark of 8,832 runs.
The 37-year-old player, Younis overhauled the set record in his 102nd match, taking 22 fewer…Continue
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Indore: Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Tuesday (Oct 13) said the bowlers are in need to be proactive against batsman such as AB de Villiers if they intend to win matches against the Proteas.
Talking to media ahead of their second ODI against South Africa to be played in Indore, Rohit revealed that his bowlers are consistently working to resolve their small mistakes.…
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After losing 1st ODI against South Africa, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stated that "his job of a finisher is a gamble and he has to take the blame when he fails".
Talking about his failure for not getting the team over the line in the opening ODI, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said "his job of a finisher is a gamble and he has to…Continue
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New Delhi: Two years after his retirement, the legendary player Sachin Tendulkar believes that India cricket is moving in "good direction" although there are a few issues for improvement.
Tendulkar said as long as there is drive, things will be on track for the young team Indian team, which is currently engaged in a home series against South Africa.…
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India have performed below average in the T20 series against South Africa, who have already clinched the series 2-0. Though the first T20I in Dharamsala was a close match, the second T20I was clearly dominated by the South African team.
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes the Indian team are not playing with the proper…Continue
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Kolkata: Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin will be under watch as India attempts to play for pride in the third and final twenty20 international against South Africa in Kolkata on Thursday (Oct 8).
Team India is on 2-0 score in the three-match series, and are planning to come back with more than a couple of…Continue
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Cuttack: India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to down play the unruly crowd, where he mentioned that throwing of bottles as "not so serious" and "done just for fun", even though legendary Sunil Gavaskar was strict with the authorities demanding severe punishment.
"We should not be taking such things seriously. I still…Continue
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Shashank Manohar took over as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India as at a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the board on Sunday (October 4), and was quick in mentioning of clean-up, transparency, and restoring the board's lost reputation.
The BCCI chief's post was lying vacant since incumbent Jagmohan Dalmiya passed away in Kolkata on…Continue
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Dubai: The registration process for individuals looking to take over as coaches and to fill allied positions during the the Masters Champions League cricket tournament has begun.
More than three months after the tournament was introduced in the presence of the legends like Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara, the MCL unveiled the third stage of the venture.…
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The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, famous as one of the most picturesque cricket stadiums in the world with the snow capped mountains seen from the field, is going to host the first India-South Africa T20 match on Friday (October 2). It is the right kind of setting between cricket and best of nature in India.
While cricket enthusiasts in Dharamsala are…Continue
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New Delhi: Mayank Agarwal carried on his fantastic form as India A spoilt South Africa's warm-up game of their India tour, comfortably beating the visiting team by eight wickets in a T20 game here on Tuesday (Sept 29).…
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New Delhi: Surprised that his team is expected to begin its innings against Team India in the cooler confines of the picturesque Dharamsala, South Africa's T20 captain Faf du Plessis said the venue will be more conducive for his seam bowlers.
The South African team has landed in the heat and humidity of Delhi and it will be a welcome change for Du Plessis and his squad…Continue
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Mumbai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be seen playing his first international match after a gap of three months. He will be meeting his Indian team that has being trained under the leadership of Virat Kohli. Under Virat Kohli's captaincy, India has managed to break their overseas drought when they were successful in winning a series in Sri Lanka after…Continue
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