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Dhoni’s Chennai homecoming

It was the sixth over of India's innings. Manish Pandey had become the third victim of the early Nathan Coulter-Nile hostility, leading to collective shrugs from all around. But the half-full Chepauk suddenly realised what that meant. The tone...

‘Kohli responsible for what we are seeing of Dhoni’

Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian captain, credited Virat Kohli for MS Dhoni's success in limited-overs cricket this year. Dhoni has amassed 627 runs in 19 games at an average of 89.57 so far this year, and has staged brilliant rescue acts...

Pandya’s six-hitting ability is special

Good length not good on flat Indian pitches  Australia dismissed the first three Indian batsmen with reasonably full-length deliveries and the next two well-set batsmen with the short ball. While the good-length ball mostly serves the purpose of keeping batsmen...

101 ODI Stumpings, 100 International Fifties, 124 Not Outs – MS Dhoni Is Leading...

At 36, MS Dhoni is in the twilight of his career. In a couple of years, his career should be over, but as of now he is still leading the side, but from the sidelines. Since he gave up the skipper, Dhoni...

James Anderson – A once in a generation bowler

At the point when James Anderson bowled Windies' Kraigg Brathwaite on the second night at Lord's, he turned out to be the 6th man ever to take 500 Test wickets and just the third fast bowler following Australia's Glenn...

IPL Auction 2018: Complete list of players sold and unsold

The highly anticipated auctions for the 11th season of Indian Premier League will start on Saturday, with all the franchises bidding for the players they wish to bring to their team for the upcoming tournament that will start from...

Another upward spike in the Hardik Pandya graph

Sunday's Chepauk crowd reserved their loudest cheers for just three Indian batsmen. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni were two of the more obvious choices who commanded that sort of love, but so did India's 23-year-old No.7. The circumstance in...

Tendulkar and Kohli in ODI chases: who’s better?

This article follows on from this one, which asked how Virat Kohli ranked in comparison to ODI greats of the past, such as Sachin Tendulkar and Viv Richards. A central reason for the high regard in which observers hold Virat Kohli is his record in...

Rashid becomes first Afghanistan player to sign BBL contract

Following his impressive form in T20s this year, Afghanistan's Rashid Khan has signed with the Adelaide Strikers for the 2017-18 Big Bash League. The 18-year old legspinner ended his first IPL earlier this year as Sunrisers Hyderabad's second-highest wicket-taker, with 17 from...

BCCI to challenge Kerala High Court order on Sreesanth ban

The BCCI has challenged a Kerala High Court judgement from last month, which had ordered the board to lift its life ban on fast bowler Sreesanth. The BCCI had banned Sreesanth in 2013 for his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League corruption...

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