DHAKA: Far from being bogged down by captaincy, Virat Kohli said he is looking forward to leading an under-fire Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup starting tomorrow even though it is a tough position to be in.
Kohli has been made stand-in captain for the regional mega-event [...]
DHAKA: India and Pakistan get a rare chance to score brownie points when they renew their intense, but intermittent, cricket rivalry in the Asia Cup one-day tournament which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
On-field contests featuring the traditional foes, which attract millions of viewers around the cricket [...]
“I left the room with a clear understanding that unless India made it to the final of [...]
What went wrong with the Indian cricket team on their just concluded tour to New Zealand? A ritualistic post-mortem has greeted the team when it returned home.
It has to, as usual, start at the top. Should MS Dhoni continue as captain after his team’s string of defeats overseas in [...]
NAGPUR: “We need to improve our bowling.”
Mahendra Singh Dhoni must be tired of saying this time and again, especially when it comes to one-dayers. The thin bowling resources also prompt him to field first even on perfect batting pitches. The bowlers have often appeared clueless about how to bowl in [...]
MOHALI: A disappointed Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today did some plain talking directed to some of his non-performing bowlers and said that international cricketers need not be “spoonfed” and they should bowl at their strengths and not bleed runs.
“I think the last few overs were disappointing, it is an [...]
NEW DELHI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly reckons the upcoming foreign tours, starting with the one in South Africa, will be an opportunity for the Indian Test team to regain lost ground overseas after successive reverses in England and Australia.
They have been doing well in ODIs, but Ganguly doesn’t think [...]
MUMBAI: For a career that has had more injury breaks than the weekend blockbuster on television, it’s remarkable to note the enthusiasm in Zaheer Khan’s voice when he talks about the way forward. Zaheer is just back from France, where he, along with Yuvraj Singh, worked with a world-renowned trainer for six [...]
NEW DELHI: Indian skipper MS Dhoni is a busy man for most of the year. His fitness methods, he says, help him endure the hectic grind of the international cricket calendar. These days, he is going easy on his body, recovering from the rigours of the last season, and playing a lot [...]
NEW DELHI: Some former cricketers may have selected their best-ever Indian team recently, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni does not favour such a practice, saying “one should respect every individual who has played for the country”.
“It’s very difficult to compare and compile all the players and teams of all era. [...]
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