Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not too much worried about Rohit Sharma's struggling form in the ongoing cricket World Cup and said that the important thing was to see the manner of his batting rather than the number of runs he has scored.Rohit has so far scored 159 runs in six group league matches at a mediocre average of 31.8 with two half-centuries to his credit.
Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor on Saturday rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here.
Brendan Taylor's voice wasn't choked with emotion but the Zimbabwean was in a pensive mood after playing in his last match as an international cricketer, admitting that he would miss the "red jersey and the camaraderie" that he enjoyed over the years at the top level.
Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was delighted to see his team cope with the pressure of chasing down Zimbabwe`s 287 on Saturday, insisting the extensive workout will help them in the World Cup knockout rounds.
Suresh Raina hit a rollicking century as India recovered from a top-order collapse to prevail over minnows Zimbabwe by six wickets, finishing their group league engagements with a clean slate in the Cricket World Cup here on Saturday.
It's not an easy decision to quit international cricket at the age of 29 but Brendan Taylor had to take the tough decision keeping in mind his family's needs, which won't happen if he continues playing Tests and ODIs for his home country.
Zimbabwe stand-in captain Brendan Taylor feels that the Indian bowling unit will not only trouble his team with swing but also with the pace when the two teams meet in a Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow.
Stand-in captain Brendan Taylor is convinced Zimbabwe have more than enough depth in their side to cope when he steps away from international cricket and says he wants to finish on a "high note" with a win over India at the World Cup on Saturday.
Stand-in captain Brendan Taylor on Wednesday apologised on behalf of Zimbabwe cricket team for an article published by one of his country's daily criticising Ireland pacer John Mooney over his boundary-line catch on Saturday that ended the hopes of the African side in the World Cup.