Mumbai : India's limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, along with his teammates Ravindra Jadeja, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin, among others, will be up for grabs for the two new IPL teams in the draft to be held here on Tuesday.
Sanjeev Goenka's New Rising won the bid for the Pune franchise while Intex won the bid for Rajkot after a reverse bidding process held in Delhi on Decmber 8 to replace suspended teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for the next two editions to be held in 2016 and 2017.
Mumbai, Oct.26 - Following India's heart wrenching 214-run defeat against South Africa in the series decider ODI match at Wankhede, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has labelled his side's fielding during the fifth ODI match as 'worst'.
Dhoni, upset with his side's dismal performance, said that he could not even count it as their bad performance.
Chennai, Oct.22 - With a goal of avoiding a second successive limited over series defeat, India will be desperately eying for a win when they take on South Africa here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the fourth ODI on Thursday.
Having tasted a stinging defeat in the third ODI, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni led-side would like to give Indian fans an extra reason to celebrate Dussehra.
Toms River: In a rare public appearance in the US, Indian ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni interacted with the diaspora here and called on them to keep supporting the cricket team, which he said is going through a lot of changes.
"Keep supporting us. We have a good side, we have a good team. We are in a phase where we are going through a lot of changes but with all due support of yours, we will keep doing well," Dhoni said in an interaction at the Siddhivinayak Temple here on Sunday.
Dhaka (Bangladesh), June 24 : India registered their highest score of the series in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh after they posted a daunting 318-run target for the hosts at Dhaka on Wednesday, thanks to contrasting fifties from captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan.
Put in to bat first, India started off on a promising note as openers Rohit Sharma (29) and Shikhar Dhawan put on a 39-run partnership in seven overs before the former fell prey for the third time in the series to a delivery off Mustafizur Rahman.
Mirpur (Bangladesh), June 19 : Indian cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been fined 75 percent of his match fees for allegedly elbowing debutant Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman during the first ODI of the three-match series in Mirpur on Thursday.
The 33-year-old captain was charged with Level 2 offence under ICC Code of Conduct for colliding with Mustafizur in the 25th over while trying to eke out a single during India's chase.
Mirpur : Humiliated by Bangladesh in the first cricket one-dayer of the three-match series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said the hosts were the better side on the day as they played "some really good cricket as a unit".
High-flying India was brought down to earth by a spirited Bangladesh who pulled off an upset 79- run victory in the first ODI dayer to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Mumbai, May 20 - Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was fined 10 per cent of his match fee for making "inappropriate public comments" on an umpire's decision during the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament against Mumbai Indians here.
Following his side's 25-run defeat to Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium last night, Dhoni had referred to the dismissal of opener Dwayne Smith as a "horrible decision".
"We lost momentum in the middle, and not to forget Smith got a horrible decision," Dhoni said during the post-match presentation ceremony.
Wellington, Apr 07 : Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey has lavished praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni, describing the Indian skipper as the 'calmer' captain than his contemporaries.
Hussey has reunited with two-time Indian Premier League champions Chennai Super Kings following a stint with Mumbai Indian last year.
Describing Dhoni as calmer captain than his contemporaries like Brendon McCullum and Michael Clarke, Hussey said that the Indian skipper doesn't get too flustered and thinks very clearly under pressure, Stuff. co. nz reported.
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