Indian batsman Rohit Sharma in a pensive mood. Photograph: Getty Images Rohit Sharma knows that he is in a "very tricky position" but wants to utilize the upcoming Sri Lanka tour and the subsequent tour of South Africa at home to cement his spot in the five-day format. "I stand in a very tricky position. I definitely want to do well in every Test match I am playing but it's not easy knowing how Test matches are played these days. It's a challenge and I love ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
The Indian team during a practice session. Photograph: PTI India have retained the fourth position in the ICC Test team rankings. However, Virat Kohli's team is ahead of England by a fraction of a point, ahead of the Ashes series. England, currently in fifth spot, have a chance to move up the ladder during the upcoming series against Australia. When the Ashes series starts in Cardiff on Wednesday, both England and Australia would bid to hold possession of ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India. Photograph: Getty Images Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Mahendra Singh Dhoni is "not 'Captain Cool' anymore" and suggested yoga sessions for the beleaguered cricketer to overcome the tough phase. An agitated Dhoni said he was ready to relinquish ODI captaincy if that helps the team win matches after the Men in Blue lost their first series against Bangladesh. Bedi feels Dhoni is certainly ruffled by the recent ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Former England international Craig Kieswetter has retired from cricket after failing to recover from a serious eye injury sustained last summer, his club Somerset said on Friday. "After been given the opportunity to take some time off and step away from the game, I've come to the decision that wasn't the easiest to make, yet I feel is the right one," Kieswetter, 27, said on Somerset's website. "Having gone through that experience of my eye injury and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India. Photograph: Getty Images West Indies ODI captain Jason Holder feels that his stint at Chennai Super Kings was a well spent one as he learnt about the nuances of captaincyfrom none other than India's limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "MS is an influential figure. In true sense, he is a leader and I found that during my stint with Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. As a captain, I have always looked upto ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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