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. [...]
GREATER NOIDA: He can walk into any Indian team on a given day but former captain Kapil Dev decided to keep himself “out” of the best-ever Indian ODI line-up which he feels should be led by another limited overs legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The World Cup winning captain’s team of [...]
BRIDGETOWN (Barbados): West Indies cricket legend Desmond Haynes has compared T20 star Kieron Pollard with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying the former’s captaincy reminds him of India’s World Cup-winning skipper.
Haynes feels Pollard’s reading of the game and calmness in tough situations is similar to Dhoni.
NEW DELHI: Breaks are a rarity in any international cricketer’s life, especially if he comes from India. Virat Kohli has the chance to enjoy one as the next assignment on India’s calendar is in October.
The young Delhi batsman, who has just returned after a couple of months on tour, is [...]
In his latest visit to the city in connection with Udayan, a rehabilitation home for children suffering from leprosy in colonies near Barrackpore [...]
MUMBAI: A 5-0 win over a hapless Zimbabwe is hardly a reason to uncork champagne, but this ‘smooth operation’ by a second-string side, coming on the back of triumphs in the Champions Trophy and the tri-series in the Windies, does point to one fact – regardless of the conditions, India are a [...]
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