Mahendra Singh Dhoni

India look to bounce back, Zimbabwe eye rare series win in second T20

India look to bounce back, Zimbabwe eye rare series win in second T20

Harare, June 20 : Having lost the first T20 in a thrilling encounter, India will look to level the three-match series when they would take on Zimbabwe in the second T20 here today.

The hosts, who put up a spirited show on Saturday, did not just help them turn the gloomy affairs of the home series against India, but also added a bit of spark to an otherwise dull looking series.

The men in blue, who looked completely unchallenged in the 50-over format, walked into the shortest format with the confidence of repeating their stellar performance.

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Leander Paes, Indian cricketers to raise funds for cancer victim, deceased's family

Leander Paes, Indian cricketers to raise funds for cancer victim, deceased's fam

Kolkata: India's sporting heroes Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly and Leander Paes have come forward to support cancer patient Bapi Majhi and the family of deceased Alip Chakraborty.

Majhi is a die-hard Mohun Bagan supporter whereas Chakraborty was an East Bengal supporter. A fundraising charity auction for the cause will be held on Saturday.

India's limited overs captain Dhoni has donated his wicket-keeping gloves and pads for the auction, which is being organised by xtratime. in, for the treatment of Majhi.

Dhoni has also wished a speedy recovery to Majhi.

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IPL 9: Battle of survival for Rising Pune Supergiants against smashing Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 9: Battle of survival for Rising Pune Supergiants against smashing Sunrisers

Visakhapatnam: It will be a battle of survival for struggling Rising Pune Supergiants when they lock horns against formidable title-contenders Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match, here tomorrow.

With just three wins out of 10 games, Pune is placed at a lowly sixth spot in the points table, while Hyderabad have been a dominating force in this edition with six wins and three losses to capture the second spot.

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Indian Premier League, Match 35: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiants - Preview

Indian Premier League, Match 35: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supe

Bengaluru: It will be a battle of survival for the two national captains as Virat Kohli's struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore square off against a fledgling Pune Supergiants led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in an IPL encounter for the bottom-rung teams, here on Saturday.

With five defeats in seven games, RCB are currently placed at a lowly seventh spot in the table with four points while Pune are just a notch above in sixth spot courtesy their third win against Delhi Daredevils, yesterday.

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IPL 9: Rising Pune Supergiants begin road to recovery with win over Sunrisers Hyderabad​

IPL 9: Rising Pune Supergiants begin road to recovery with win over Sunrisers Hy

Hyderabad: Rising Pune Supergiants brought their stuttering IPL campaign back on track with a convincing 34-run win over hosts Sunrisers Hyderabad via Duckowrth Lewis method in a rain-affected match, here on Tuesday.

Relishing favourable conditions, Supergiants restricted Sunrisers to a modest 118 for eight after a rain-delayed start and won the contest via Duckworth Lewis method at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium.

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2016 IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders win last-over thriller against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Pune

2016 IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders win last-over thriller against Mahendra Singh Dh

Pune: Suryakumar Yadav hit a brilliant fifty as Kolkata Knight Riders continued their rampaging run by notching up a two-wicket win against Rising Pune Supergiants in a last-over IPL thriller here on Sunday.

Rising Pune Supergiants posted a competitive 160-5, courtesy a superb 52-ball 67-run innings by opener Ajinkya Rahane, after KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to field.

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Dhoni believes Pietersen's injury can be `blessing in disguise`

Dhoni believes Pietersen's injury can be `blessing in disguise`

Pune, Apr. 23 : While pointing out the bench strength of the team, Rising Pune Supergiants captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that his teammate Kevin Pietersen's injury could turn out be a 'blessing in disguise'.

Pietersen was forced to retire after facing only one ball as he hurt his leg while trying to take a single during Supergiants' 13-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League clash at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Pune as Virat Kohli trumps Mahendra Singh Dhoni in battle of India captains

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Pune as Virat Kohli trumps Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Pune: Captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers smashed brisk half centuries to guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to a well-deserved 13-run win over Rising Pune Supergiants in an Indian Premier League match, here on Friday.

Sent into bat, RCB rode on De Villiers' 83 off 46 balls with the help of six boundaries and two sixes and Kohli's 80 off 63 deliveries, during which he struck seven fours and two hits over the fence, to post a fighting 185 for five.

Later, RCB bowlers rose to the occasion and somehow just managed to restrict Pune to 172 for eight.

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Harbhajan appreciates Dhoni's decision to snap ties with Amrapali

Harbhajan appreciates Dhoni's decision to snap ties with Amrapali

New Delhi, Apr. 16 : Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh has heaped praise on India's limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after he resigned as the brand ambassador of real estate group Amrapali over their failure to complete a project as promised to the people.

Dhoni's decision to cut ties with Amrapali came days after the residents of a housing project took to social media, asking the skipper to disassociate himself with the brand.

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Dhoni pranks journalist on retirement question

Dhoni pranks journalist on retirement question

Mumbai, April 1 : Following India's defeat by the West Indies in the World Twenty20 semi-finals, Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the post- match press conference made fun of an Australian journalist when the latter asked the captain about his retirement plans after the tournament.

After India's seven-wicket loss at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday which eliminated the hosts from the tournament, a journalist from Cricket Australia asked Dhoni whether, after the Indian team's exit, Dhoni, at 34, was keen to play on.

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