Mahendra Singh Dhoni

India win Mohali Test, seal series

Dhoni-win-MohaliMohali, March 18 : India won the third Test against Australia by six wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series here Monday.

India took 33.3 overs to overcome the 133-run target. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (18) and Ravindra Jadeja (8) took India home.

Earlier Monday, Australia were bowled out for 223 in their second innings. They had made 408 in the first innings and India made 499 in response.(IANS)

Dhoni's popularity reaches Afghanistan

Mahendra-Singh-DhoniGreater Noida, March 14 : India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's popularity has spread to war-torn Afghanistan where cricket is slowly catching on with the masses.

Afghanistan cycling team, here for the Asian Championships, are enjoying their time in India and can't stop talking about their love for Hindi movies and the game of cricket which, they say, is gaining popularity back home.

Dhoni becomes most successful India Test captain

Mahendra-Singh-Dhoni1Hyderabad, March 5 : Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most successful Indian Test captain, surpassing Sourav Ganguly after India won the second cricket Test against Australia by an innings and 135 runs here Tuesday.

The 31-year-old Dhoni, who has recorded two World Cup wins (2007-T20, 2011-ODI), now has 22 Test wins, one more than Ganguly.

Mohammed Azharuddin is third with 14 wins while Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Sunil Gavaskar are tied on fourth with nine wins each.

Winning most matches is a collective effort: Dhoni

Mahendra-Singh-DhoniHyderabad, March 5 : India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels winning most matches as an Indian Test captain is a collective effort and said the credit should go to all the team members.

Dhoni surpassed Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian Test captain with 22 wins after India won the second cricket Test against Australia by an innings and 135 runs here Tuesday. India now have a 2-0 lead in the four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy series.

After Chennai Test win, modest Dhoni says he never thought he would play for India

After Chennai Test win, modest Dhoni says he never thought he would play for India Chennai, Feb 26 : After securing a one nil lead over Australia in the ongoing four-match Test series at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was his usual modest self in admitting that he never thought he would ever represent his country.

When asked at the end of the match about his double century, Dhoni said he had never expected to achieve such a landmark as he never thought he would play for India.

Dhoni, Jadeja power India to 285/6

Dhoni-JadejaKochi, Jan 15 : A 96-run partnership for the sixth wicket between captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (72) and Ravindra Jadeja (61 not out) powered India to 285 for six against England in the second ODI at the Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.

Suresh Raina (55) too chipped in with a half-century with India having lost two early wickets. Pacers Steve Finn and Jade Dernbach made full use of the early moisture, picking up two wickets each.(IANS)

Dhoni opts to bat in dead rubber against Pakistan

Dhoni opts to bat in dead rubber against PakistanNew Delhi, Jan 6 - A fit-again India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat in the dead third rubber against Pakistan at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Sunday.

India made two changes with Virender Sehwag and Ashok Dinda making way for Ajinkya Rahane and green horn Shami Ahmed.

Pakistan made one change: Umar Akmal replaced Azhar Ali.

Dhoni was doubtful for the match with a sore back but recovered in time.

Pakistan have already won the series 2-0.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Abha Singh with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with director Y P Singh at the music launch of the film "Kya Yahi Sach Hai"

Dhoni jumps to sixth spot in ICC ODI rankings

 Dhoni jumps to sixth spot in ICC ODI rankingsDubai, Sep 19: India captain M. S. Dhoni has moved up the order in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for ODI batsmen after producing a player of the series performance in the recently-concluded five-match series against England.

Dhoni finished the series as the leading run-getter with 236 runs at an average of little under 79.

Dhoni named captain of ICC ODI team

Dhoni named captain of ICC ODI teamLondon, Sep 13 : Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the captain of ICC World ODI team for 2011.

The decision was taken ahead of the ICC annual awards function by a panel chaired by former West Indian captain Clive Lloyd.

Lloyd said that Dhoni''s contribution to Indian and world cricket has been immense.

India could have won rain-hit Lord’s ODI against England: Dhoni

 India could have won rain-hit Lord’s ODI against England: DhoniLondon, Sep 12: Indian captain M. S. Dhoni insists that his team was ready to go on and win the fourth ODI against England until the game was interrupted due to rain and was declared a tie using the Duckworth-Lewis system.

India appeared to have the upper hand after posting a score of 280-5 in their 50 overs, and the hosts were in trouble at 270-8 in 48.5 overs when bad weather intervened.

We will give our best shot in final game: Dhoni

We will give our best shot in final game: DhoniLondon, Sep 12 - India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hoped that his boys would be able to win at least the fifth and the final ODI against England after the fourth ODI here at Lord's ended in a tie due to rain interruption.

India were staring at their first win on English soil but rain interrupted the match for the third time when the hosts needed 11 runs to win off seven balls with two wickets in hand.

But with the rain falling the Duckworth/Lewis method came into play and India were unlucky. England clinched the series with still a match left.

England edge India out in third ODI, Dhoni blames bowlers for run glut

England edge India out in third ODI, Dhoni blames bowlers for run glutLondon, Sep. 10 : England sneaked out a three-wicket victory over World Cup champions India at The Oval on Friday in a rain-reduced third one-day international.

Chasing 218 from 43 overs under the Duckworth/Lewis system after an hour''s rain break in the day-night match, England survived a wobble in mid-innings to get over the line with seven balls to spare.




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