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|Mahendra Singh Dhoni named ODI captain of Indian team
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today named skipper of the Indian cricket team for the
ensuing one day series against Australia and Pakistan but the selectors
held back their decision on Test captaincy.
The 26-year-old Dhoni, who is currently leading the Indian team in the Twenty20
World Cup, suc....
|Sachin Tendulkar feels Family support is necessary during injury period
Sachin Tendulkar today said injuries were part and parcel of sports, but strong
will and determination along with family support were necessary to make a comeback
for a sportsperson.
"When you push yourself 100 times, there will be injuries. It happens to
every sportsperson some day o....
|Sachin Tendulkar ducks comments on real time captaincy issue
Sachin Tendulkar today skirted the issue of captaincy of the Indian cricket team
saying he did not have much to say on it.
"I don't have much to say about the issue of captaincy. I am not allowed
to do so," Tendulkar, one of the strong contenders for the job, told reporters
|Pakistan Cricket Board introduces fresh selection policy
Pakistan Cricket Board today announced its new selection policy, which gives the
team manager 'power' to finalise the final eleven on away tours with the selection
committee having the final say in a home series.
"On away tours like in the Twenty20 World Cup, the manager, coach and capt....
|Pakistan team beat Sri Lanka in twenty20 by 33 runs
Explosive half centuries by skipper Shoaib Malik and Younis Khan
and a splendid bowling performance by Shahid Afridi helped Pakistan
beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in their Super Eight match of the Twenty20 cricket
World Cup here on Monday.
After posting a formidable total of 189 for six wicket....
|Sachin Tendulkar to play tennis alongside Sania mirza and mahesh Bhupathi
After wielding the willow for close to 18 years, Sachin Tendulkar will
try his hand at tennis here tomorrow when he would team up with Sania Mirza
and Mahesh Bhupathi for a fun doubles match at the Sunfeast Open.
The cricket icon is scheduled to play alongside Sania and Bhupathi at the Netaj....
|Rahul Dravid says There is a shelf life to captaincy in India
Breaking his silence over his surprise resignation as India's cricket captain,
Rahul Dravid said today that he was not enjoying the job after two years
because "there is a shelf life to captaincy in India".
The 34-year-old batsman, who has not said a word in public since his resigna....
|Greg Chappell and Ian Frazer join RCA cricket academy
Former India coach Greg Chappell, who quit the hot-seat in the aftermath
of the World Cup debacle in March, is returning to the country to join
an academy set up by the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA).
Chappell, along with bio-mechanist Ian Frazer, have been signed up as advisors
|Panchkula stadium given to ICL by Haryana government
The Haryana Government has agreed to give the Tau Devi Lal stadium in Sector 3
of Panchkula for holding the Indian Cricket League (ICL) matches.
The development was confirmed by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on
the sidelines of the State Assembly session here.
The Chief Minister said....
|Shahid Afridi set to go up the order in Twenty20 World Cup 2007
Pakistan is likely to push Shahid Afridi up the order in the ongoing Twenty20
cricket World Cup after drawing flak for sending the flamboyant all rounder too
late in the matches so far.
Chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed spoke to his colleague Shafqat Rana,
who is with the team, and expressed....
|Ian Chappell backs V V S Laxman as Test captain and Mahendra singh Dhoni in ODI
Rahul Dravid's out-of-the-blue decision to relinquish the captaincy of the Indian
cricket team found a supporter in former Australian captain Ian Chappell,
who believes India should ask VVS Laxman to lead the Test squad, while
the ODI reins should be in MS Dhoni's hands.
Chappell, an astut....
|Mahendra singh Dhoni does not want match to end in bowl out
Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have led India to a famous win through a 'bowl
out' against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup, but the dashing
wicket-keeper would not like to see cricket matches ending in such a fashion.
A beaming Dhoni was all praise for his side for snatching a
|Rahul Dravid says he was not enjoying captaincy now
As the cricket fraternity gropes for the exact reason which prompted Rahul Dravid
to quit Indian captaincy, the player himself revealed that he was not
enjoying leading the side anymore.
"I enjoyed the captaincy, I loved it, but it can get tough after a while
and some of the enjoyment....
|Rahul Dravid decision shocks team in Twenty20 World Cup 2007
Rahul Dravid's sudden decision to quit the captaincy today surprised the Indian
team members here ahead of their crucial match against Pakistan in the
Twenty20 World Cup.
Indian team's cricket manager Lalchand Rajput said the team was surprised
but its focus was intact for the match against....
|Rahul Dravid quits captaincy and new captain to be chosen on 18sep
Rahul Dravid today sprang a surprise by resigning as the captain of Indian cricket
team on the ground that the burden of leadership was affecting his batting.
Back from leading India to a rare Test rpt Test series win against England,
Dravid submitted his resignation to BCCI Chief Sharad Paw....