Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday made it clear that he was not happy with Ravindra Jadeja's performance with the bat at number eight and said he won't be able to persist with him by just having faith in his abilities.
West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his team's poor batting for the defeat against India as he felt an ideal score on the WACA strip was 270 and not the 182 runs they managed in the ICC Cricket World Cup group league encounter, here on Friday.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for his bowlers after the Men in Blue earned a hard-fought win against the West Indies to move into the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup, here on Friday.
India on Friday joined co-hosts New Zealand in the quarter-finals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup by registering fourth successive win. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni guided the Men in Blue to a four-wicket win over an spirited West Indies side in Perth.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the firsts to congratulate India's four-wicket win over West Indies in Perth. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered the team to victory after the top-order failed against an inspired Caribbean attack today.
Once again bringing his street-smart side to the fore, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept for a few deliveries without pads as he gave his gear to Ajinkya Rahane standing at silly mid-off against Ravichandran Ashwin in the World Cup match against West Indies here on Friday.
Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd said the West Indies are desperately missing the spin heroics of game-changer Sunil Narine to strengthen their campaign in the cricket World Cup underway in New Zealand and Australia.
West Indies great Vivian Richards has called Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side a "powerful force" but still feels that India will have trouble defending their cricket World Cup title due to their "inconsistent" bowling.
West Indies' chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd believes India are formidable opponents but says a disciplined West Indies effort can see the reigning World champions beaten when the two teams meet in a cricket World Cup Pool B game at the WACA Ground here on Friday.
India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session here today as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday.