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Team India aim to stop batting collapse during slog over
Team India aim to stop batting collapse during slog over

It has been a near-flawless performance by the Indian cricket team in the ongoing ICC World Cup but there is one grey area that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the team management would quickly like to address before the side gets ready for the all-important knock-out stage of the competition.

Sandeep Patil preferred to watch domestic cricket than go to World Cup
Sandeep Patil preferred to watch domestic cricket than go to World Cup

Chief selector Sandeep Patil rejected the Board's offer to go and watch the Indian team play in the World Cup and preferred to watch domestic cricket instead.

World Cup 2015: Vasai's Swapnil Patil all geared to play against Dhoni and Co.
World Cup 2015: Vasai's Swapnil Patil all geared to play against Dhoni and Co.

When Swapnil Patil steps on to the field wearing the United Arab Emirates colours against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men in their World Cup tie, his near and dear ones here would root for him but they would support the Men in Blue.

ICC World Cup 2015 diary: Dhoni-Kohli bonhomie, WACA board
ICC World Cup 2015 diary: Dhoni-Kohli bonhomie, WACA board

There were lot of speculations about Mahendra Singh Dhoni-Virat Kohli relationship but if you walked in at the Hotel Hyatt on Tuesday afternoon, you could say that all those were just rumours.

Shikhar Dhawan lucky to be surrounded by understanding people: Michael Holding
Shikhar Dhawan lucky to be surrounded by understanding people: Michael Holding

Not taking anything away from Shikhar Dhawan's creditable show in the cricket World Cup so far, West Indies pace legend Michael Holding feels the left-handed opener is lucky to be surrounded by understanding men, who can play the good mentor's role.

World Cup 2015: Pakistan fret over non-performing asset Younus Khan
World Cup 2015: Pakistan fret over non-performing asset Younus Khan

Speculation is rife that Younus Khan will quit one-day cricket after the World Cup and chances are it would be far from a fairytale farewell for one of Pakistan`s modern batting greats.

ICC World Cup: India's attack would be most discussed from now on, feels Javagal Srinath
ICC World Cup: India's attack would be most discussed from now on, feels Javagal Srinath

Former India pace spearhead Javagal Srinath said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's bowling attack has become the talking point in the ongoing cricket World Cup as the side notched up two convincing wins and lauded young seamer Mohammed Shami for showing "real maturity".

ICC World Cup 2015: Flexibility is Ajinkya Rahane's key strength, says MS Dhoni
ICC World Cup 2015: Flexibility is Ajinkya Rahane's key strength, says MS Dhoni

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that talented Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane is one player who has improved by leaps and bounds in recent times and is ready to don any hat for the team's cause.

Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly
Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly

Impressed by India's clinical performance against South Africa, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said the Proteas have not been outplayed like this in a "long long time" and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can gain a lot of courage from such a display.

Shouldn't be over-burdened with additional practice: Sachin Tendulkar
Shouldn't be over-burdened with additional practice: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian cricket team's sudden breaks from training session may have raised a few eyebrows but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's theory got firm backing from Sachin Tendulkar, who feels that an ideal balance needs to be struck between "staying fresh and not over burdening with additional practice."

South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India
South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India

As if not enough with their embarrassing 130-run loss to India, South Africa were on Monday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their World Cup group match against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men at the MCG here.

Rays skipper Jackson named best player of HIL 2015
Rays skipper Jackson named best player of HIL 2015

Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson, who led his team to the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) title, was also named player of the tournament, while Dabang Mumbai's young drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh was declared most promising player.

MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut
MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut

New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Debutants Ranchi Rays produced an inspired performance and twice came back from a goal down to beat favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the shoot-out and emerge champions of the third Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.

Cricket World Cup: MS Dhoni hails Indian supporters at packed MCG
Cricket World Cup: MS Dhoni hails Indian supporters at packed MCG

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday thanked the Indian supporters, who turned in huge numbers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which recorded a phenomenal attendance of 86, 876 in a World Cup game that did not feature home team Australia.

ICC World Cup 2015: Shikhar Dhawan planned his knock well, says MS Dhoni
ICC World Cup 2015: Shikhar Dhawan planned his knock well, says MS Dhoni

Hailing opener Shikhar Dhawan's match-winning century against South Africa, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the left-hander played smart by staying at the crease even after getting his hundred.

It was one more complete performance, says MS Dhoni
It was one more complete performance, says MS Dhoni

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was yet another "complete performance" from his side in the cricket World Cup after the Men in Blue broke their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in a group B match here on Sunday.

India must pick Axar Patel over Ravindra Jadeja: Ian Chappell
India must pick Axar Patel over Ravindra Jadeja: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni must pick specialist spinner Axar Patel over "bits and pieces" player Ravindra Jadeja in the team's second cricket World Cup game against South Africa here on Sunday.

MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself
MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself

Call it by fate or by design, Mahendra Singh Dhoni probably shares a different kind of bonding with the Melbourne Cricket Ground as it was again evident today, a day before India's second group league encounter against South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

I see a lot of myself in Ravichandran Ashwin: Anil Kumble
I see a lot of myself in Ravichandran Ashwin: Anil Kumble

Former India captain Anil Kumble today said Ravichandran Ashwin reminds him of himself as the Tamil Nadu off-spinner's approach and work ethics are quite similar to what he had during his playing