All focus on Dhoni’s future and Kohli’s availability

The 38-year old Dhoni, whose finishing abilities with the bat has been on the wane, would be the centre of discussion amid speculation that the Jharkhand player is contemplating retirement even though he hasn’t spoken about it till now. Dhoni’s selection or omission would be an indicator of things to come in the future. Continue Reading

Kohli’s pat for Pant

Pant had done all the hard work to steady the innings after the team was reeling at 24 for four. He was well set, batting at 32 but got out while attacking spinner Mitchell Santner. “He’s still young. I made many errors when I was young in my career and he will learn. He will look back and think yes, he could have chosen a different option in that situation and he realises that already,” Kohli strongly came to the youngster’s defence. Continue Reading

World Cup: Ganguly bats for Dhoni, says he has ability to succeed

The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who led India to the 2011 ODI World Cup victory, faced criticism for his failure to rotate the strike against Afghanistan last week and even against the West Indies Thursday. Continue Reading

2019 World Cup: Men in Blue to play against New Zealand tomorrow

Kohli’s men faces the Kiwis at Trent Bridge tomorrow in anĀ all-important clash between the Indian batsmen and the strong paceĀ attack of the men in black. Continue Reading

World Cup: Hardik’s presence allows me to drop anchor: Kohli

“Okay, yeah, that thought (to start attacking) did come to my mind. After I crossed 50, I sort of spoke to Hardik and he said I don’t necessarily need to take any chances,” the skipper said. Continue Reading