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Twitter reacts as Yuvraj-Dhoni bring back the magic

England's choice of fielding first proved to be wrong decision as Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni put together a 256 run partnership which was their 10th ODI partnership. The Twitterati though exploded as it was the return of the old Yuvi-Dhoni combo, Kohli's rare failure and Dhawan's usual bhumi pujan.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Ashwin equates Dhoni to Messi, Kohli to Ronaldo, and Yuvraj to Torres

In a rapid fire interview, R Ashwin has said that MS Dhoni resembles Lionel Messi, Virat Kohli resembles Cristiano Ronaldo, Yuvraj Singh is like Fernando Torres, while he has likened himself to Andrei Arshavin. Ashwin has also claimed that his autobiography would be named 'Out of My Comfort Zone'.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kohli overtakes Dhoni as the Indian with highest average in winning causes

When Virat Kohli scored a 27th century helping India chase down 351 in the first ODI against England, the 28-year-old toppled MS Dhoni from the 2nd spot in the list of batsmen with the highest averages when their teams win matches. Only former Kiwi great Glenn Turner is ahead of Kohli at the moment.
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reportcricket4 days ago

India vs England | Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav propel India to win

Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries to help India take a 1-0 lead in the three-match one-day series against England. Batting first, England had posted a colossal 350 runs thanks to lower-order blitzkriegs and some poor bowling by the Indian bowlers.
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newscricket4 days ago

Watch: MS Dhoni’s perfect call for DRS to dismiss Eoin Morgan

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni made a perfect call for a DRS after umpire Nandan dismissed Hardik Pandya’s appeal for an edge off Eoin Morgan’s bat. Skipper Virat Kohli stayed true to his words and consulted Dhoni before officially asking for the review.
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newscricket4 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin has an unexpected choice for best Indian captain

Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has picked one of India's former skippers as his best captain of all time despite having won multiple trophies under MS Dhoni. Making his debut in 2010, Ashwin has the won the ICC World Cup and also played a vital part in India's 2013 Champions Trophy win.
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featurecricket5 days ago

India v England | India's predicted starting XI for the first ODI

With Virat Kohli's reign as India's full-time captain starting on Sunday in the first ODI against England, we take a look at the potential starting XI for the match at Pune. Keeping the Champions Trophy in mind, we have gone with the selection of 6 batsmen, 2 all-rounders and 4 bowlers.
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newscricket5 days ago

Watch: MS Dhoni turns fast bowler in the nets ahead of first ODI

Enjoying his time away from captaincy, MS Dhoni has taken up the role of a pace bowler during India's net practice on Friday ahead of the first ODI tomorrow. In a video posted by the BCCI, Dhoni tests Manish Pandey with his pace and bounce and clips his stumps with his third attempt.
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newscricket5 days ago

Dhoni will be my go-to man for reviews, says Virat Kohli

In his first press conference as the Indian ODI captain, Virat Kohli reiterated MS Dhoni's importance to the team and said that he would be the final authority during on-field reviews. Kohli added that he was not stressed by the captaincy role but rather felt honored that he had been chosen.
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newscricket5 days ago

Dhoni knows what is good for Indian cricket : Kiran More

Former India player Kiran More has praised MS Dhoni's decision to pass the captaincy baton to Virat Kohli, stating that it is the right decision and that Dhoni knew what is good for Indian cricket. More also said that the India finally had a great bowling attack to match the best in the world.
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