India captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s street-smart side came to the fore in the World Cup match against the West Indies, in Perth, on Friday. For a few deliveries India’s captain fielded without pads, as he had given them to Ajinkya Rahane, who was standing at silly mid-off while Ravichandran Ashwin was bowling. - Scorecard It was a rare instance when a wicketkeeper kept wickets without wearing the leg ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan outside the team’s hotel in Adelaide. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Nothing new. Pakistan lost yet again to India in a World Cup match. This time, though, there is even more gloom within the Pakistan camp as they did not expect defeat. Most of the Pakistan players thought that this was the best chance to beat India, who had a very poor build-up to the World Cup. Three defeats in the tri-series plus the warm-up thrashing at the hands of Australia ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Clash of confidence boost? Pakistan look to revisit 1992 victory Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Mumbai:The suspense over Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) president Sharad Pawar contesting the Cricket Board’s election on March 2 is likely to end on February 27, according to MCA sources.“Indications are he will contest (for ...IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
Indian players look dejected after losing the World Cup semi-final game against Australia in Sydney. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images India lost the World Cup semi-final to Australia by 95 runs but that did not stop cricketers and other athletes the world over from acknowledging their good work in the mega event. Sachin Tendulkar led with the appreciation of both teams. Well played in the ICC World Cup Team India. A tough game today and a loss is always difficult to handle," Tendulkar ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago India's transformed bowling has made all the difference at the World Cup Rediff.com, 6 days ago India playing a lot better than they were, says Clarke Rediff.com, 1 week ago 'Steyn deserves to be mentioned with reverence among greats' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
‘Skipper urged BCCI to closely monitor this bowling unit as they will be key to India's future overseas tours’ Indian pacers Umesh Yadav, left, and Mohammed Shami. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of its pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't burn ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Virat Kohli walks back after being dismissed. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images With Virat Kohli getting out after scoring just one run against Australia in Thursday’s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground, the Twitter community erupted with jokes and jibes against his girlfriend, Anushka Sharma. The NH10 star was among the spectators to cheer for Kohli and the ‘Men in Blue’ and sported a disappointed look as Kohli returned to the pavilion early. - Scorecard ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago India expected to beat Bangladesh, but may not be easy: Gavaskar Rediff.com, 1 week ago Another contest heavily loaded in India's favour... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Once the game is over, Kohli will be best buddies with Steyn! Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bangladesh players during practice session at the Melbourne Cricket Stadium. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has complimented Bangladesh for playing good cricket, but has expressed serious doubts about whether they can beat the Men in Blue in their World Cup quarter-final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. India expected to beat Bangladesh, but may not be easy: Gavaskar World Cup: Wear Blue for Team India! "In my view India will have a ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has taken a serious view of Virat Kohli’s foul-mouthed tirade against an Indian journalist at the ongoing World Cup and asked him to refrain from “any such behaviour in the future”. A statement from its secretary, Anurag Thakur, said the board has been in touch with the Indian team management on the issue and taken note of the incident that occurred at Perth a couple of days ago and “advised the player that this kind of incident ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Stats: Man of the moment! Virat Kohli Rediff.com, 1 month ago Turning Point: Kohli makes most of early 'lives' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Virat Kohli (left) speaks with India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during a training session. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Having demolished Pakistan and South Africa in their first two matches with clinical performances, defending champions India will attempt a hat-trick of victories when they take on minnows United Arab Emirates in their third group league match of the World Cup in Perth on Saturday. The World Cup, as never before on Rediff.com VOTE: Who will win the 2015 World ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Tendulkar gives thumbs up to Dhoni's balanced training approach Rediff.com, 1 month ago Pitch perfect? Team India coach, Atkinson inspect SCG strip Rediff.com, 1 week ago
‘It's very heartening to see the media turn up in huge numbers and try to support us’ ‘I think the media has a responsible way of taking cricket back home in a responsible fashion’ Ravichandran Ashwin during a press conference. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tried to defuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its support and for ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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