• afridi kohli needs to improve as a leader of the pack

    Afridi: Kohli needs to improve as a leader of the pack

    Cricket | January 05, 2015 19:45 IST

    New Delhi: Describing new Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli as “too emotional”, Pakistan's all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that as a leader it will take him some time to fill in the captaincy gap left

  • we had no clue dhoni would quit virat kohli

    We had no clue Dhoni would quit: Virat Kohli

    Cricket | January 05, 2015 18:51 IST

    Sydney: Virat Kohli, who has succeeded Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India captain after he quit playing in Tests, spoke out Monday on what happened just after the third Test against Australia at Melbourne when Dhoni

  • dhoni s absence gives australia advantage warner

    Dhoni's absence gives Australia advantage: Warner

    Cricket | January 04, 2015 14:20 IST

    Sydney: The sudden retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's most capped and most successful Test captain, gives Australia an early advantage in the build-up to the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground

  • let s see how aggressive is kohli as captain warner

    Let's see how aggressive is Kohli as captain: Warner

    Cricket | January 04, 2015 12:26 IST

    Sydney: The Australian mind games targetting India's new Test captain Virat Kohli continued today with opener David Warner saying that it would be interesting to see how "fiery" the batsman would be when he leads

  • respect dhoni s selfless act wait for kohli to grow shastri

    Respect Dhoni's selfless act, wait for Kohli to grow: Shastri

    Cricket | January 04, 2015 12:21 IST

    Sydney: New Indian captain Virat Kohli should channelise his aggressive attitude in the right direction, according to Team Director Ravi Shastri, who said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's "selfless act" of retiring from Test cricket format at

  • indian cricket needs new direction geoff lawson

    Indian cricket needs new direction: Geoff Lawson

    Cricket | January 01, 2015 18:03 IST

    Sydney: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Test retirement might have been sudden but former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson feels it was time for a new direction in Indian cricket and newly-appointed captain Virat Kohli seems ready for

  • dhoni is true gentleman of game haddin

    Dhoni is true gentleman of game: Haddin

    Cricket | January 01, 2015 13:59 IST

    Sydney: Left surprised by Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement from Test cricket, Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin today said the Indian is a "true gentleman" of the game and has left his team in a much better

  • dhoni may return home before india s final test against

    Dhoni may return home before India's final Test against Australia

    Cricket | January 01, 2015 13:15 IST

    Sydney: According to a report, Sydney Morning Herald speculated that Dhoni may not be in Sydney to see the baton formally passed to Virat Kohli with India contemplating sending the former Test captain home before

  • indian team arrives in sydney but dhoni speculation

    Indian team arrives in Sydney but Dhoni speculation continues

    Cricket | December 31, 2014 17:20 IST

    Sydney: The Indian cricket team flew in here and largely spent the day indoors even as there was intense speculation over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to quit the Test format with immediate effect, which surprised

  • kohli jumps four places to 15th in test rankings

    Kohli jumps four places to 15th in Test rankings

    Cricket | December 31, 2014 15:41 IST

    Dubai: Indian batsman Virat Kohli jumped four places to 15th in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released here Wednesday.The 26-year-old Kohli rode on scores of 169 and 54 in the third Test

  • reflections on the year without tendulkar in the field

    Reflections on the year without Tendulkar in the field

    Cricket | January 05, 2015 13:06 IST

    New Delhi: The year that the Indian cricket team played without Sachin Tendulkar and lost successive Test series abroad gives enough food for thought on the nature of the sport, also at a time when

  • we haven t started with virat kohli yet darren lehmann

    We haven't started with Virat Kohli yet: Darren Lehmann

    Cricket | December 31, 2014 12:37 IST

    Melbourne: Not the least bit annoyed with Virat Kohli's aggression both on and off the field, Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann said the home side is liking the charged up atmosphere created by the newly-appointed

  • dhoni led by example not by rhetoric dravid

    Dhoni led by example not by rhetoric: Dravid

    Cricket | December 31, 2014 11:52 IST

    New Delhi: Lavishing praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has shocked the cricket world by retiring from Tests, former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid said the stumper-batsman would go down as a captain who led "more

  • harbhajan yuvraj refuse to comment on dhoni s retirement

    Harbhajan, Yuvraj refuse to comment on Dhoni's retirement

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 19:57 IST

    Rajkot: Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and his Punjab team-mate Yuvraj Singh, both axed from the national team, today offered no reaction on the India captain Mahendra Sinh Dhoni's retirement from Test cricket."I will not

  • dhoni should have announced retirement after series prasanna

    Dhoni should have announced retirement after series: Prasanna

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 19:51 IST

    Bengaluru: Spin great Erapalli Prasanna today said Mahendra Singh Dhoni was captain par excellence as he took the Indian cricket team to the highest level in all forms of the game by winning the T20

  • former cricketers express surprise at dhoni s decision

    Former cricketers express surprise at Dhoni's decision

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 19:38 IST

    New Delhi: Former Test cricketers Chandu Borde, Ajit Wadekar and Dilip Vengsarkar today expressed surprise at Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to quit the longer format of the game with immediate effect with one more match

  • jsca urges dhoni to stay on as captain for full series

    JSCA urges Dhoni to stay on as captain for full series

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 19:21 IST

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) today appealed to local lad Mahendra Singh Dhoni to continue as captain for the entire length of the Test series against Australia after the wicketkeeper-batsman decided to quit the

  • twitter world flooded with messages on dhoni s retirement

    Twitter world flooded with messages on Dhoni's retirement

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 18:18 IST

    Melbourne: Cricketers from across the world reacted with surprise and lavished praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni after the Indian cricket captain today decided to call it quits in the Test format.The retired batting great, Sachin

  • emotional fans flood twitter over dhoni s test retirement

    Emotional fans flood Twitter over Dhoni's Test retirement

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 17:58 IST

    Melbourne: From lamenting how badly they will miss Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the longer version of the game, to lauding his "perfect timing for retirement", fans showed a variety of emotions as they took to

  • dhoni did not take decision in haste bcci sect sanjay patel

    Dhoni did not take decision in haste: BCCI sect Sanjay Patel

    Cricket | December 30, 2014 17:44 IST

    New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to retire from Test cricket with immediate effect might have stunned a lot of people but BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that "it wasn't taken in haste" and came