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newscricket6 years ago

MS Dhoni: The last ball was brilliant

He may be the greatest finisher of our times, but MS Dhoni was left flummoxed after failing to win it for India in the final over of the first T20 yesterday against Zimbabwe. Dhoni called Neville Madziva's final ball “brilliant” after the skipper could make only one run when four were needed.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 years ago

Shifting matches not a solution to (Maharashtra) drought: Dhoni

Amid all the controversy surrounding the shifting of the IPL in drought-hit Maharashtra, Indian skipper M S Dhoni on Sunday said that the shifting of matches will not be a long-term solution. The Pune captain added that a long-term solution is what is needed instead of going for short-term answers.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket6 years ago

Ashwin has bailed me out in a lot of situations: MS Dhoni

In an attempt to dismiss the speculations about his rift with Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian skipper MS Dhoni has disclosed the reason behind his decision to not bowl the offie till the 16th over of the Rising Pune Supergaints' opening clash against Mumbai Indians on Saturday.
Amlan Majumdar
reportcricket6 years ago

IPL 2016: Pune destroy Mumbai Indians in Maharashtra derby

Rising Pune Supergiants made a grand entry into the IPL on Saturday defeating defending champions Mumbai Indians by nine wickets in the opener at the Wankhede stadium. Pune had restricted the home side to 121 with Mitchell Marsh taking two crucial wickets, before Rahane destroyed the Mumbai bowling.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket6 years ago

IPL 9 officially begins after glitzy opening ceremony

The ninth edition of the cash-rich IPL kicked off on Friday after a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai. Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez appeared with their popular numbers to entertain the audience.
Arun S Kaimal
featurecricket6 years ago

All-time IPL XI – Dhoni leads team while Kohli misses out

Ayesha d'Souza
newscricket6 years ago

Kohli is inspiring a nation and the team to go forward: Gilchrist

Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has praised Virat Kohli's leadership skills and how he inspires his team to improve all the time. The former wicket-keeper-batsman, however, feels that MS Dhoni still has a lot left in him to contribute as a cricketer and a captain in the shorter formats of the game.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricket6 years ago

There will not be another CSK: Dwayne Bravo

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has said that he will miss playing under MS Dhoni, and that there will not be another team like Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. However, he has thrown his full support behind his new skipper Suresh Raina, and has hoped that the CSK fans support the Gujarat Lions.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricket6 years ago

Raina's Rajkot team also stakes claim for CSK legacy

Former Chennai Super Kings player and current Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina on Tuesday said that the core of the Chennai team is assembled in Gujarat. Apart from Raina, former CSK players like Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith and Ravindra Jadeja are part of the Gujarat Lions squad.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket6 years ago

We (Pune) have got the desire to win the IPL in our first year: Stephen Fleming

Rising Pune Supergiants coach Stephen Fleming on Friday oozed confidence in his team’s ability and desire to win the ninth edition of IPL in their debut year. The Kiwi also hinted that Indian skipper MS Dhoni could play till the 2019 World Cup with the wicketkeeper-batsman physically fit and fresh.
Arun S Kaimal