MIRPUR: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday attributed the team’s loss against Sri Lanka in the ICC World T20 final to his batsmen’s failure to convert the starts and the islanders’ “brilliant” bowling at the death.
Aiming to become the first-ever [...]
MIRPUR: When Virat Kohli accepted the man of the match award on Friday it was the second gift he had received in quick succession.
With the scores level in the World Twenty20 semifinal against South Africa, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not have asked for a more innocuous [...]
DHAKA: The World Twenty20 steps up a gear on Friday as cricket’s top eight sides enter the fray, with India looking to maintain their all-win record against Pakistan in the second round’s standout clash.
Minnows of international cricket have been slogging it out in the expanded 16-nation tournament so far with two qualifying [...]
MIRPUR: India gained the much-needed boost ahead of their ICC World T20 opener against Pakistan when they comfortably defeated England by 20 runs in their second and final warm-up game on Wednesday.
Riding on a cavalier unbeaten 73 off 47 balls from Virat Kohli and an equally entertaining [...]
KOLKATA: Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh today defended the poor show of the Indian bowlers in the Asia Cup, citing new field restrictions as one of the reasons, but hoped for a triumphant return to form in the upcoming ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.
“Our bowlers have had a problem of [...]
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 [...]
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