New Delhi, Feb. 19 : Limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that Indian bowling unit is looking very balanced and settled going into next month's World T20.
"Our bowling has been good in the T20 format on the back of experienced line-up. We are looking good as of now. There is a lot of consistency in death bowling and first six overs. Overall bowling looks very balanced," Dhoni told reporters on the sidelines of an event by Rhiti Group in New Delhi.
New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) might be suspended for two years, but MS Dhoni, who captained the team for eight long years in the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Monday reminded all of us how close was the franchise to him.
Dhoni, who turned CSK into one of the most powerful T20 franchises globally, got a tad emotional when asked about the team he led since the inception of the IPL.
Johannesburg, Feb. 16 : Indian limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that the inclusion of former England skipper Kevin Pietersen will be a great asset for the Rising Pune Supergiants and insisted that his rich international experience will bolster the new franchise in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.
Pietersen was bought by Pune for 514,500 dollars during a player auction for the next edition of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament, which starts in April.
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New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels 'different' about captaining a new team in the Indian Premier League for the first time in eight years and says he has not moved on from his days at the now suspended Chennai Super Kings.
"I would be lying if I say I have moved on. That is the special part of being a human being. There is got to be an emotional connect after eight years (with CSK)," said Dhoni at the jersey launch of his new team, the Rising Pune Supergiants.
Sydney, Jan. 30 : After taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Twenty20 series, India will aim to stamp their authority and claim a series whitewash over Australia when they step on to the field for the third and final match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side registered their first ever T20 bilateral series win in Australia after defeating the hosts by 27 runs in Melbourne on Friday. And, the inconsequential final match would be the perfect way for India to leave Australia after a disappointing ODI series.
Sydney, Jan. 23 - Jubilant after finally tasting victory on this Australian tour, India's limited over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday heaped praise on Manish Pandey, who struck his maiden one-day century in a high-scoring thriller to help his side secure a pride-salvaging six-wicket victory against Australia in the fifth and final ODI here.
Dhoni said this innings will provide a great boost to his confidence and will help him in development as a character.
New Delhi : Should MS Dhoni and his boys pull off a 3-0 sweep in the T20I series against Australia, they will vault to number one on the ICC Twenty20 International rankings.
A series sweep will propel India to 120 points, while Australia will plummet to number eight with 110 points from the current 118.
At the moment, Team India has 110 points.
A 2-1 series win will see India slip to seventh and the Aussies to sixth.
India are currently ranked eighth while Australia are at second spot behind the West Indies (118). Sri Lanka are on third with 118 points.
New Delhi: With Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the firing line after yet another series loss in one of his favourite formats, his deputy Virat Kohli's profile has seen a quantum jump.
Spin great and respected voice in cricket, Erapalli Prasanna said on Friday that it's high time to make Kohli the India captain in all three formats. The Test captain, in contrast to Dhoni's waning influence, at least in the field of play, has had outstanding outings against Sri Lanka and South Africa.
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