Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League
Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League

Former India football captain Climax Lawrence and striker Mohammed Rafi have been retained by their I-League club Mumbai FC for the upcoming edition of the championship, starting January 17.

India vs Australia: Playing Sharma Karn was a great move, says Sunil Gavaskar
India vs Australia: Playing Sharma Karn was a great move, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar on Tuesday felt India captain Virat Kohli made a great move to play debutant Karn Sharma in the opening Test against Australia in Adelaide.

FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh
FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh

 India captain Sardar Singh feels arch-rivals Pakistan have the arsenal in their disposal to progress to the next stage of the FIH Champions Trophy to be held here from December 6-14.

Captain MS Dhoni not 'innovative and proactive' enough: Michael Holding
Captain MS Dhoni not 'innovative and proactive' enough: Michael Holding

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not "innovative and proactive enough as captain, especially in Tests" although India would remain a strong contender to retain their World Cup title in Australia next year.

Sourav Ganguly confident of India defending Cricket World Cup title
Sourav Ganguly confident of India defending Cricket World Cup title

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is confident that India will defend the Cricket World Cup title next year Down Under. Known for his astute judgement and reading of the game, Ganguly said that India, under captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is still a team to beat in the One-Day format.

India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni
India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni

Despite staging a remarkable recovery act to level the series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not at all satisfied with his team's effort as he feels that there are "few things missing" in their game and the boys need to "pull up their socks".

India vs England: I backed myself to go for it, says MS Dhoni in defence
India vs England: I backed myself to go for it, says MS Dhoni in defence

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni defended his unsuccessful decision of not rotating strike in the last over against England in the Only T20 International, saying he "backed himself to go for it".

Indians need exposure to wider world outside riches of IPL: Michael Vaughan

India captain M S Dhoni might have refused to blame IPL for his team`s shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players must come out of the cash-rich league`s shadow and play county cricket.

MS Dhoni three defeats away from matching Stephen Fleming`s away Test record

Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have forged a formidable coach-captain combination with Stephen Fleming for the CSK in the Indian Premier League but the India captain is on the verge of equalling an ignominous record in possession of the former Black Caps skipper - that of maximum number of away Test defeats while leading his country.

Playing cricket tougher than administration: Sourav Ganguly

In his first day in office as Cricket Association of Bengal joint-secretary, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said playing cricket was "tougher" than wearing the administrator`s hat.

Poor shot selection, umpiring cost India dear against New Zealand

Shoddy shot selection and poor umpiring cost India dear as they lost the first cricket Test to New Zealand by 40 runs on day four at the Eden Park here Sunday.

This knock will help Jadeja to get his thinking right: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that Ravindra Jadeja`s 45-ball unbeaten 66 in the tied one-dayer against New Zealand will help the left-hander to develop into a more mature batsman.

Sardar eager to find his `scoring stick` in upcoming HIL

He has not been on target for quite some time now and India captain Sardar Singh is itching to get a few in order to end his goal-scoring drought while leading his team Delhi Waveriders in the second edition of cash-rich Hockey India League that starts in Mohali on Saturday.

Ishant Sharma has stopped learning, feel former stars

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have given a long rope to an erratic Ishant Sharma but his indifferent performances came in for sharp criticism from former players who said it was high time the lanky paceman was dropped as he has "stopped learning".

Top foreign coach need of the hour: Sardar Singh

India captain Sardar Singh agrees with Australian Ric Charlesworth that the eight-time Olympic champions need a top foreign coach to meet the demands of modern hockey.

India`s Test team will only improve with time: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he is satisfied with the team`s performance in the shorter formats and, with time, it will translate into Tests as well.

It`s one of the toughest tours of my career: Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Tuesday conceded that the current England Test series is one of the most difficult tours of his career.

Players make it easy for me, says captain Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that he was blessed to have a good squad of players around him, making it easier for him to lead the national side.

The break helped me to rejuvenate: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said skipping the ODI series against the West Indies helped him in getting rejuvenated.