newscricket17 hours ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Dhoni always tries to be ahead of the game

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar faced each other twice in the IPL and both times, MS Dhoni smashed him for 19 runs in an over. Though he does not finish his games as well as he used to, Dhoni still remains one of the few batsmen who has been able to dominate the Indian pace bowler.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England will be hard to get past, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has described hosts England as the side to beat at next month's Champions Trophy. The India skipper also said judging by England's dazzling record in the recent past, India will need to step up their game if they are to retain the crown that they won in 2013 under MS Dhoni in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kohli thinks MS Dhoni was too burdened in last couple of years

Virat Kohli in a press conference in London said that MS Dhoni was too burdened in the past few years because of the responsibility of the various roles he played in the team. MSD has been striking the ball relatively better lately and Kohli credits that to his ability to play freely now.
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newscricket2 days ago

Dhoni brings a lot to the table apart from his batting, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh said that MS Dhoni has earned a place in the side for so long because of his understanding of the game and leadership experience apart from his batting. However, he questioned the selectors for not considering him in the Indian squad for Champions Trophy despite his experience.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli : India-Pakistan is just another game of cricket

Virat Kohli, in a press conference today, has said that the India-Pakistan rivalry is certainly a clash that fans look forward to, but from the players' point of view it as just another game of cricket. The two teams will face each other for the first time in an ODI since World Cup '15 on June 4.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2017 | Ponting opts for Uthappa over Dhoni in his Team of the year

Ricky Ponting has picked Kolkata wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa over MS Dhoni in his team of the year, citing the former’s ability to score from the get-go as the reason for his choice. The former Aussie captain, unsurprisingly, opted to go for two Indian pacers in his best XI for this season’s IPL.
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reportcricket6 days ago

IPL 2017 | Bowlers lead Mumbai to record third IPL crown

Mumbai Indians' bowlers, particularly Jasprit Bumrah (2/26) and Mitchell Johnson (3/26), kept their nerves under immense pressure to defeat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run helping their team win a record third IPL title. Defending a total of 130, Mumbai secured the win in a nail-biting finish.
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newscricket6 days ago

Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait pick their all-time IPL XI

MS Dhoni was the captain of both squads when Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait chose their all-time IPL XI. Although there were a few similarities in both squads, Tait opted for a more balanced side as compared to his compatriot who chose an out and out squad of match-winners with both bat and ball.
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newscricket6 days ago

Steve Smith: Playing in the IPL has been a lot of fun

Steve Smith has said that he has enjoyed his time in IPL 2017 having played good cricket this season. The Rising Pune Supergiant skipper is also confident of his side’s chances in tonight’s final against Mumbai Indians, given that Pune have beaten Mumbai in three previous encounters this season.
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newscricket7 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers miss out on Cricinfo's all-time IPL XI

Cricinfo announced their all-time IPL XI but surprisingly both Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers failed to make the cut. While the website included all the usual suspects, the list raised more questions around who didn't make the cut rather than who was actually picked in the playing XI.
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