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MS Dhoni likely to change his bat size as new MCC rules take effect in October

MS Dhoni likely to change his bat size as new MCC rules take effect in October

Known as one of the greatest ever finishers, Dhoni has given fans an unrivaled spectacle with his mind-numbing hitting in the death overs, of which mostly are huge sixes. His rather uncharacteristic but hugely successful swing got the much needed assistance from thick, heavy bats.

WATCH: When Ravichandran Ashwin's 'soduku ball' left everyone confused, except MS Dhoni

WATCH: When Ravichandran Ashwin's 'soduku ball' left everyone confused, except MS Dhoni

Ashwin became the second fastest Indian spinner, after Anil Kumble, to reach the 150-wicket mark in ODIs yesterday. The offie removed Miguel Cummins in his last over of the match against West Indies, thus reaching the milestone in 111th match.

WATCH: MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva hits all the right notes in this viral video, shared by mommy Sakshi

WATCH: MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva hits all the right notes in this viral video, shared by mommy Sakshi

The young Dhoni family are in England as India bid to defend the ICC Champions Trophy title, which they won four years ago.

WATCH: Virat Kohli captures Yuvraj Singh playing with his 'super powers' in England

WATCH: Virat Kohli captures Yuvraj Singh playing with his 'super powers' in England

India are defending the Champions Trophy title, which they won in 2013 under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership.

ICC Champions Trophy: MS Dhoni spends some quality time with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva in England — See pics

ICC Champions Trophy: MS Dhoni spends some quality time with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva in England — See pics

India will play their last Group B match against top-ranked South Africa in a do-or-die match at The Oval, London. The winner will go through the semi-finals.

Skipper Virat Kohli admits seeking 'master' MS Dhoni's advice every now and then

Skipper Virat Kohli admits seeking 'master' MS Dhoni's advice every now and then

Kohli termed Dhoni, "a master" at identifying correct men for correct job.

ICC Champions Trophy: Mahendra Singh Dhoni can go on to play  2019 World Cup, feels Stephen Fleming

ICC Champions Trophy: Mahendra Singh Dhoni can go on to play 2019 World Cup, feels Stephen Fleming

The former left-handed batsman is convinced that Dhoni will continue to make significant contributions to the Indian team, even though he would be 38 by the 2019 World Cup.

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

India, chasing a 190-run target, were firmly in control at 129/3 after 26 overs when rain interrupted the play.

ICC Champions Trophy: Down with fever, star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh to miss warm-up match against New Zealand

ICC Champions Trophy: Down with fever, star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh to miss warm-up match against New Zealand

India will start the title defence on June 4, against arch-rivals Pakistan, in a Group B match.

WATCH: MS Dhoni's ICC Champions Trophy photoshoot 'behind the scenes' footage

WATCH: MS Dhoni's ICC Champions Trophy photoshoot 'behind the scenes' footage

India will play two warm-up matches against New Zealand on Sunday, and Bangladesh on Tuesday, before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan in their Group B opener on June 4 at Edgbaston.

I owe my success to Rahul Dravid: Hardik Pandya

I owe my success to Rahul Dravid: Hardik Pandya

Hardik is part of the 15-member India squad which will defend the ICC Champions Trophy crown in England, starting June 1.

Ignored Harbhajan Singh lambasts BCCI's double standards, claims he doesn't get same 'privileges' as MS Dhoni

Ignored Harbhajan Singh lambasts BCCI's double standards, claims he doesn't get same 'privileges' as MS Dhoni

Both Harbhajan and Gambhir were reportedly not considered for the selection when Prasad announced the 15-man squad for upcoming ICC Champions Trophy on May 8.

ICC Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli says 8-team tournament is more competitive than World Cup

ICC Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli says 8-team tournament is more competitive than World Cup

India won the last Champions Trophy in 2013 and head into June`s tournament in England and Wales as favourites after a hugely successful home season with 10 Test wins.

IPL 2017: MS Dhoni becomes first cricketer to reach seven finals in cash-rich tournament

IPL 2017: MS Dhoni becomes first cricketer to reach seven finals in cash-rich tournament

His CSK team-mate Suresh Raina has appeared in six finals. Other CSK players Albie Morkel, Subramaniam Badrinath and Ravichandran Ashwin also have played in five finals each.

IPL 2017: Double-timing Virender Sehwag shares his secret to a happy married life

IPL 2017: Double-timing Virender Sehwag shares his secret to a happy married life

It was that proverbial 'caught between a rock and a hard place' moment for Sehwag when his wife, Aarti, wanted to watch a movie at theatre on the day of first IPL play-off match between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant yesterday.

WATCH: Comical Gary Ballance tumble manages to share limelight with MS Dhoni special on hectic IPL day

WATCH: Comical Gary Ballance tumble manages to share limelight with MS Dhoni special on hectic IPL day

Dhoni, a demi-god in his own rights, played a 26-ball 40-run knock to help Rising Pune Supergiant post a fighting total of 162 runs at Mumbai's historic Wankhede Stadium, where he famously sealed the 2011 ICC World Cup final against Sri Lanka with a six. But that tumble Ballance took made sure that cricket fans in another hemisphere get their fair share of entertainment.

IPL 2017: When Amitabh Bachchan was left awestruck by Mahendra Singh Dhoni

IPL 2017: When Amitabh Bachchan was left awestruck by Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says when Mahendra Singh Dhoni visited him on the set of 2003 film "Baghban", the whole cast and crew, including him, was in awe of the former India skipper.

WATCH: Relentless MS Dhoni floors Delhi with lightning quick stumping

WATCH: Relentless MS Dhoni floors Delhi with lightning quick stumping

Earlier in the innings, Dhoni took a flying, one-handed catch to dismiss Marlon Samuels. In all, the former Pune captain involved three dismissals, making his IPL tally to 102.

WATCH: Ever impressive MS Dhoni rolls back the years with a flying, one-handed catch in Delhi

WATCH: Ever impressive MS Dhoni rolls back the years with a flying, one-handed catch in Delhi

It was his 101st dismissal in the IPL. Earlier in the match, he completed his 100th dismissal with the wicket of Shreyas Iyer.