Yuvraj Singh likely to be ruled out of semi-finals against West Indies

Yuvraj Singh

India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is likely to sit out of the second semi-final of the ongoing World T20 against the West Indies on Thursday due to an ankle injury. According to sources, the team management are sweating over the various options they have on the bench, including batsman Ajinkya Rahane and all-rounder Pawan Negi. Sources…

Clash of the titans! Virat Kohli v Chris Gayle in World T20 semi-finals

Virat Kohli v Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle is determined to grab the World Twenty20 limelight back from in-form Virat Kohli when the West Indies and India clash in a mouthwatering semi-final in Mumbai on Thursday.  The destructive opener smashed an unbeaten century, which included 11 sixes, in the West Indies’ opening win against England but has only batted once since,…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes first skipper to win five major tournaments

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

After India’s triumph in the Asia Cup on Sunday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first captain in cricket history to win five major tournaments. Dhoni has now led India to ICC World T20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy, Asia Cup and Asia Cup T20 wins. The wicketkeeper-batsman was in final, hitting a huge…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni in awe of ‘fearless’ Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya

India rode on a matured batting performance from opening batsman Rohit Sharma to start the Asia Cup campaign with a win on Wednesday. After Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men were put into bat on a green top, Bangladesh new-ball bowlers looked threatening in the early overs. It was Rohit who hung around while he was losing…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni loses cool over retirement query

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

India’s limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni got a trifle irritated at a press conference on Sunday and asked a reporter not to keep repeating questions on his retirement. Dhoni was addressing the media at a pre-departure press conference for the Asia Cup which will be played in Bangladesh from February 24 to March 6….

Mahendra Singh Dhoni says will miss CSK players

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

“If you want me to be politically correct, that is not how I’m,” paused Mahendra Singh Dhoni, forcing a half-smile, eyes veering on to the just-unveiled, purplish Pune Supergiants jersey lying on the table. “If all of a sudden if you want me to say that I am very excited to play for a new…

We are always a top contender when it comes to the shorter format: MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni

The emphatic triumph over Sri Lanka giving a perfect start to their World Twenty20 build-up, Indian captain MS Dhoni said his side will be one of the top contenders at the showpiece even though some top batsmen are yet to get enough time in the middle. Due to India’s deep batting, not all the batsmen have got enough runs…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni takes a dig at green track after humiliating defeat

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

A livid India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday took a dig at the pitch prepared for the first T20 International terming it an “English” rather than Indian track. Indian batsmen were all at sea against the seam and bounce extracted by rookie Sri Lanka pacers to get all-out for 101 in 18.5 overs thereby…