India vs Bangladesh: MS Dhoni lashes out at journalist during post-match presser

India survived a mighty scare before pulling off an incredible one-run victory against Bangladesh to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

By: PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: March 25, 2016 3:48 pm
Cricket - India v Bangladesh - World Twenty20 cricket tournament MS Dhoni was contend with the one-run win over Bangladesh in ICC World T20 contest.(Source: Reuters)

Soon after guiding India to a nerve-wracking victory, a visibly exasperated Mahendra Singh Dhoni lashed out a scribe after being asked if he was contend with the one-run win over Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty group match in Bengaluru. (STATS || POINTS TABLE || FIXTURES)

Dhoni walked into the press conference smiling, but it soon evaporated at the very first question, which not only took the India skipper by surprise but also left him furious.

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Dhoni was asked how satisfied was he with the result, keeping in mind that India needed to win it big to improve their net run rate for brightening the semifinal prospects.

Rubbed the wrong way, Dhoni said, “I know you aren’t happy that India won today.”

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As the reporter tried to clarify, Dhoni cut him short and added firmly, “Listen to me. Hearing you, your tone and your question, it’s clear that you aren’t happy that India has won. And when talking about a cricket match, there’s no script. It’s not about the script.”

Giving him a peace of his mind, Dhoni further said, “You have to analyse that after losing the toss, what was the reason that we couldn’t make many runs on that wicket. If you aren’t analysing these things sitting outside, then you shouldn’t ask this question.”

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A long pause followed at the press conference hall, before the mike was passed on for the next question.

India survived a mighty scare before pulling off an incredible one-run victory in a low-scoring thriller to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

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Defending a modest 146, India looked down and out for the better part of the match before getting their acts together in the final two overs to restrict Bangladesh to 145 for nine.

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  1. prakash gotimukul
    Mar 24, 2016 at 12:51 pm
    pressutes n burkadutts r there in sports PC also...........stead of congratulating the team /captain etc, he was acting smart. Next he will go to Sitaram Ye and take some lessons n join Vemula agitation..s
    1. K
      Mar 24, 2016 at 9:37 am
      Please ask this pressitute to go and take the role of Dhoni for a minute in the field and im sure he will not ask such stupid questions after that . Anti - National elements in our society , these creeps will never like anything good happening for India.
      1. D
        Mar 24, 2016 at 11:51 am
        Dhoni is superb. He hit a sixer from that below belt question of the so called reporter.
        1. S
          Mar 24, 2016 at 12:45 pm
          Dhoni smacked the reporter for six....well said and handled....No wonder the term pressute is apt for current media personnel.
          1. G
            Gagan Chatterjee
            Mar 24, 2016 at 7:45 am
            The likes of so called journalist who tries to make a hero out of anti-national parasite is evidently won't be happy with India's win!!!! Their frustration showed and Dhoni spotted it and gave it back to him with a hook!!!
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