newscricket3 days ago

Happy that Dhoni isn't Pune captain anymore, jokes Virender Sehwag

Kings XI Punjab coach Virender Sehwag has joked that the removal of MS Dhoni as the captain of the Rising Pune Supergiants will now give Punjab a chance of beating the Maharashtra-based team. Sehwag also predicted that the Indian team would secure a 3-0 or 3-1 win over Australia in the Test series.
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newscricket3 days ago

We were willing to pay ₹ 15 crores for Ben Stokes : RPSG owner Sanjiv Goenka

Rising Pune Supergiants chairman Sanjiv Goenka has claimed that they were willing to go as high as ₹ 15 crores to secure the services of Ben Stokes for the upcoming IPL season. Goenka also said that the team were satisfied with the auction results despite missing out on Aussie Pat Cummins.
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newscricket4 days ago

Dhoni to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was replaced by Steven Smith as the captain of Rising Pune Supergiants, will lead an 18-member Jharkhand squad for the 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting February 25. Dhoni had played for Jharkhand in last season's Vijay Hazare Trophy under the leadership of Varun Aaron.
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newscricket5 days ago

Pune's sacking of MS Dhoni was third-rate and disgraceful: Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin has blasted IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants and its owner Sanjiv Goenka for the way they removed MS Dhoni from the role of captaincy for the upcoming season. The former Indian skipper believes that the issue could have been dealt with in a more graceful manner.
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newscricket6 days ago

RPS owner reveals the reason behind Dhoni’s sacking, "we wanted a young captain"

Rising Pune Supergiants owner Sanjeev Goenka has clarified that they wanted a young captain and thus opted for Steve Smith for the upcoming IPL season. He has also said that he has the highest regard for MS Dhoni as a leader and Dhoni will continue as an integral part of the team set-up.
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newscricket6 days ago

Dhoni removed as Rising Pune Supergiants captain, Steve Smith to lead

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been removed as captain of the Rising Pune Supergiants following his uninspiring leadership last season with the team finishing in seventh place. Australian skipper Steve Smith has been named as skipper for the 2017 Indian Premier League to start in April.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Five gestures by cricketers on the field which proves why cricket is a gentleman’s game!

Cricket has been regarded as a gentleman's game since it’s inception, but there have been a lot of incidents such as the monkey-gate incident which has happened in the past that will suggest otherwise. Here are five incidents which will prove that cricket is still a gentleman’s game.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket9 days ago

Anil Kumble all praise for Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni

Anil Kumble praised Virat Kohli’s spectacular batting performances across formats and said the 28-year-old's transformation from a promising cricketer to a world-class batsman has been brilliant. The India coach also lauded ex-India skipper MS Dhoni for his contribution to Indian cricket.
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featurecricket10 days ago

What Rising Pune Supergiants need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

MS Dhoni might have passed on the baton to Virat Kohli in international cricket and can now afford to put his leg up and unwind, but he has a herculean task in hand to turn around the fortunes of Rising Pune Supergiants around in the upcoming edition of the IPL.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricket12 days ago

Stats - Kohli extends unbeaten streak as captain to 19 matches

India's juggernaut continued to roll as the batsmen piled on the runs while bowlers broke the Bangladesh batting line-up. During the clinical performance in the Test against Bangladesh, the team and some of its members broke numerous records and set some new ones. Here's a look at some of them.
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