I struggled to hold back my tears when Dhoni got out in WC semis: Chahal

The World Cup semifinal loss to New Zealand in July still fresh in his mind, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal said he struggled to hold back his tears when Mahendra Singh Dhoni got out in that match at Old Trafford. Continue Reading

Shankar is close to playing a big knock for us: Kohli

Putting his weight firmly behind under-pressure Vijay Shankar, skipper Virat Kohli Saturday said the all-rounder is very close to playing a defining knock for India in the World Cup. Continue Reading

WC: As middle order looks vulnerable, should Pant replace Dhoni?

Call it a reality check. Against all expectations, Team India had to fight hard to defeat minnows Afghanistan the other night in the World Cup. They escaped a major upset of the tournament by just 11 runs. This has let loose a debate on whether Dhoni should be replaced by free-flowing stroke-maker Rishabh Pant. Continue Reading

World Cup: India has advantage over Pakistan, says Kapil Dev

“The India-Pakistan match, I have to keep my fingers crossed about it… I hope the players don’t keep their fingers crossed… (laughs).. Just keep on playing. Looking at both the teams, the Indian team is definitely far better. I am not saying because I am Indian,” said Kapil. Continue Reading