Was lucky to get a direct hit from the outfield: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill on Mahendra Singh Dhoni run out

New Delhi: It was called a game-changing moment of brilliance but New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill says his direct hit that ran out M S Dhoni in the World Cup semifinal against India was more a case of luck doing its bit for him. With that run out in the 49th over, India’s hopes ended […]

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja absorbed pressure nicely; anything could have happened: New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult

New Delhi: New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult said Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s partnership had his team concerned during the semifinal clash here as the two absorbed the pressure nicely to keep India in the hunt. New Zealand reached their second successive World Cup final by defeating India by 18-runs at the Old […]

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We were not clinical with bat, England bowled superbly: India Captain Virat Kohli

New Delhi: “England bowled superbly,” said India captain Virat Kohli while admitting that they were not clinical with the bat in the 300-plus run chase against England in a World Cup match here. England outbatted India to register a 31-run win in a high-scoring game and stay alive in the tournament on Sunday. Chasing an […]

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni should bat at number four: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones

New Delhi: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes that Mahendra Singh Dhoni should bat at the crucial number four position for India in the remaining matches of the ongoing World Cup. Dhoni is facing criticism for his slow-paced knocks against Afghanistan and West Indies, but Jones feels that the 37-year-old stumper, and not Vijay Shankar, […]

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Saurav Ganguly bats for Mahendra Singh Dhoni; says he has ability to succeed

New Delhi: Former India skipper Saurav Ganguly has thrown his weight behind under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is facing criticism for his slow-paced knocks in the ongoing World Cup, saying the stumper would definitely succeed due to his experience and ability. The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who led India to the 2011 ODI World Cup victory, faced […]

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Fans Want International Cricket Council to ‘Focus’ on Umpiring Quality and Not His Army Insignia Gloves

New Delhi: Fans suggested ICC rather focus on the poor umpiring quality that triggered controversy during Australia-West Indies contest on Thursday. Hashtag #DhoniKeepTheGlove became the top trending topic on Indian Twitter on Friday after cricket fans lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) for requesting BCCI to have Dhoni’s army insignia removed from his […]

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MS Dhoni and Shoaib Malik greet each other during practice session in Dubai

NEW DELHI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik seen greeting each other during  the practice session of the upcoming Asia Cup fixture. In a video two senior players from both the sides were spotted and Malik is seen approaching the Indian nets where Dhoni is already sitting. The duo shake hands before engaging in some talks. India […]

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In 12-series biopic,Sushant Singh Rajput to play Chanakya, Kalam

Mumbai: Sushant Singh Rajput is set to play 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore and former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, in a series biopic. The yet-to-be-titled project will celebrate the Indian geniuses spanning 2,000 years – from 540 BC to 2015 AD. All 12 biopics will be part of season one. […]

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Dhoni highest individual taxpayer in J’khand at ₹12 crore

Ranchi: Former Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has emerged as the highest individual taxpayer in Jharkhand for 2017-18 after he paid ₹12.17 crore in the financial year. Dhoni had paid ₹10.93 crore as tax in 2016-17 but he was not the highest taxpayer in that fiscal, an official said. The official didn’t disclose the […]

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Dhoni criticised by Indian spectators during 2nd ODI

London: On a day when he crossed the 10,000-run milestone in ODIs, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was booed by the Indian supporters at the ‘Home of Cricket’ for his slow batting during the team’s 86-run defeat against England in the second game of the three-match series. Dhoni was widely criticised for not showing initiative in his 37-ball […]

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