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

IPL 2019: We should have read the pitch better, says Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni wasn’t happy that his batsmen failed to read the slow Chepauk track and were not discreet in their shot selection during their six-wicket loss against Mumbai Indians in the first IPL Qualifier on Tuesday. Continue Reading