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Injured MS ruled out of Asia Cup; Kohli to lead

February 21, 2014 6:37 am

Away from home, Dhoni has captained India in 23 Tests, of which they have won five, lost 11 and drawn seven

More dope news from the Island nation

October 16, 2013 4:08 am

Jason McKay,captain of Jamaica’s combined martial arts team,told The Gleaner he supports Edwards.

Chhetri to turn coach for eight-day camp at Ambedkar Stadium

June 06, 2013 1:40 am

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri will give budding talent an opportunity to train under his watchful eyes during a "unique" eight-day camp,to be held in the capital from June 16.

Captain Alastair Cook surprised by speed of Test ascent

August 30, 2012 10:35 am

Strauss was one of England's most successful Test captains winning 24 of his 50 matches.

Dilshan the chosen one,to lead Lanka

April 19, 2011 3:07 am

Tillakaratne Dilshan will take over from Kumar Sangakarra as captain of Sri Lanka for next month's tour of England.

Captaincy a new experience: RP Singh

February 10, 2011 2:08 am

For pacer RP Singh,who will be leading the UP team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in the absence of Mohammad Kaif,captaincy is a completely new experience and he his enjoying it.

Bhutia comes to Delhi with new academy

October 28, 2010 4:27 am

In his 15 years of international career,Bhaichung Bhutia has brought many laurels to the country.

Smith quits as T20 skipper,to lead ODI team till 2011

August 19, 2010 1:05 am

Graeme Smith quit as captain of South Africa’s Twenty20 team with immediate effect on Wednesday,and said he will step down as skipper of the one-day team after the 2011World Cup....

Afridi named Pak T20 capt

March 23, 2010 4:18 pm

Fortune is favouring Afridi despite the ball-tampering case

It’s official: Sangakkara to lead Kings XI

January 16, 2010 12:18 am

After over a month’s speculation,the Kings XI Punjab management announced on Friday that Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara would lead the side in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season....


Tushar had passion to serve the nation: slain Captain's father

February 22, 2016 10:21 am

Udhampur (J&K), Feb 22 (ANI): After paying tribute to his son on Monday, father of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who died in the ongoing Pampore encounter, said the braveheart had immense passion to serve the nation. He added that the late captain fulfilled his aspirations by his own self. 26-year-old 9 Paramilitary Army Captain Tushar Mahajan, who hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, was leading his team in the ongoing operation in Pampore when he was martyred.

Dhoni confident of winning T20 World Cup

March 10, 2016 11:35 am

Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): India's limited-over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday expressed confidence on winning the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in the country, saying that the team has all the required ingredients and qualities needed to clinch the title. Dhoni added that in the upcoming Asia Cup matches, he will try to give as many games as to all the individuals who have not played so far. Talking about bowler Mohammed Shami, whose availability for the World T20 cup is unlikely, Dhoni said of course he will have to prove his fitness. He added if he doesn't, they have replacement.

Indian team looks balanced for the series: Dhoni

February 08, 2016 4:48 pm

Pune, Feb 08 (ANI): After T-20 clean sweep in Australian, India's limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks confident for the upcoming series with Sri Lanka. Addressing a press conference on Monday, Dhoni said the team looks balanced and settled as of now, but the individuals also have to take on their respective roles. Dhoni added that fortunately the team has been batting till number 8, which at some point acts as an opportunity for the batsman to express himself on the field. Dhoni also said that in the series, they will focus more on the things that they want to achieve, rather than looking too much into the Sri Lankan side.

Work of spinners appreciable: Dhoni on T20 win

January 26, 2016 5:34 pm

Adelaide (Australia), Jan 26 (ANI): Indian cricket team on Tuesday defeated Autralia in the first T20 match by 37 runs, taking a lead in series by 1-0. Indian limited over captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised the bowlers, saying that spinners ruled the match today when compared to fast bowlers, as bulk of the wickets were taken by them. Talking of the team's batting format, Dhoni said that Virat is in good form and when he is taking the risk of playing a big shot, he calculates it well

Oz series a 'learning curve' for youngsters, affirms Dhoni

January 11, 2016 9:44 am

Perth, Jan 11 (ANI): Indian ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said the forthcoming series against Australia will be a 'learning curve' for the youngsters in the side, adding that it would test the senior players of the team as well. The 34-year-old said the series against the 'tough' Australian side would provide a lot of exposure to the youngsters. Talking about his strategy, Dhoni said that his side would focus on one game at a time rather than looking at the series as a whole.