In an interview with UK-based magazine All Out Cricket, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealed that his wife Sakshi is only the third most important thing in his life (after the country and his parents).
Team India back in the winning mode? Atleast that's what their recent performance at the Nottingham match shows. Expectations are that Team India might even win the England one-day series after 24 years.
At a time when Team India eam is struggling and trailing 2-1 in the five-match Test series against England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended the names of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and out-of-form Virat Kohli for Padma Bhushan and Padmashree, respectively.
The second cricket Test was headed for nail-biting finish with England needing 214 runs with six wickets intact on a tricky fifth day track as India rode on Ravindra Jadeja`s brilliant counter-attack to set a competitive target of 319 here Sunday.
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that steady drizzle resulting in a wet ball made it easier for his batsmen to initiate a successful run-chase against Delhi Daredevils during the back 10 of the innings here on Monday.
In five Tests since his debut against the West Indies in November 2013, Mohammad Shami has shown complete control of line and length and while the rest of the Indian bowlers have been faltering in the ongoing tour of New Zealand, he is fast emerging as the bowling spearhead.
Desperate to bring the Indian team`s faltering tour of New Zealand back on track, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni asked his players to dictate terms by capitalising crucial situations in the two-match Test series starting here from Thursday.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was the "same mistake" of losing wickets at crucial intervals which cost them the fourth one-dayer and handed an unassailable 3-0 lead to New Zealand in the five-game ODI series here.
India have tasted yet another Test series defeat while playing on foreign soil. Certainly, this 1-0 loss against South Africa is not as humiliating as the losses met in Australia or England where they lost 4-0 on both occasions.