2007 ICC World T20  final: When MS Dhoni asked Joginder Sharma to bowl the last over...
2007 ICC World T20 final: When MS Dhoni asked Joginder Sharma to bowl the last over...

Over the years, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become an enigma, and more often than not, whatever he has touched has turned into gold. Today, we all know that the Indian skipper trusts his instinct under precarious circumstances, and it all began in the final of inagural edition of the ICC World T20, where he asked an unheralded Joginder Sharma to bowl the final over against Pakistan. The rest is history.

Indian cricket team slips one place to fifth spot in ICC Test rankings

India have slipped one place to be fifth in the ICC Test team rankings after their 1-3 demolition at the hands of England in the recently-concluded five-match series.

Zaheer Abbas wants Misbah to lead Pakistan till World Cup 2015

After facing criticism from many quarters, Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq is now getting some support as well with former skipper Zaheer Abbas backing him to lead the side till the 2015 World Cup.

Afridi`s form augurs well for Pakistan`s World T20 campaign, says Misbah

With the World Twenty20 beginning here in less than a fortnight`s time, explosive allrounder Shahid Afridi`s ominous form augurs well for the Pakistan side, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said today.

Not shocked by loss, impressed with team`s character: Virat Kohli

His team is on the verge of being knocked out of the Asia Cup after back-to-back losses but India`s stand-in skipper Virat Kohli said he is not at all shocked by the prospect as his side is massively inexperienced even though it has shown "character".

Pakistan praised for thrilling run chase against Sri Lanka

Former Pakistan players Tuesday heaped praise on the national team for its thrilling run chase to grab an unlikely victory in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Sharjah.

3rd Test, Day 3: Pakistan toil for runs despite Ahmed Shehzad`s maiden Test ton

Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a maiden century but Pakistan toiled for runs in their bid for a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka in the third and final Test in Sharjah today.

Pakistan strive to keep momentum against Sri Lanka

In-form Pakistan are seeking to build on their recent thrilling one-day triumph in South Africa when they take on dangerous but rusty Sri Lanka in a five-match series starting in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.

South Africa win 3rd ODI by 4 wickets, Pakistan clinch series 2-1

After losing two matches in a row along with the series, South Africa managed to win the third ODI against Pakistan, who gave them a tough fight in the third match played at the Centurion.

Debutants spur Pakistan to victory over South Africa

Debutants Bilawal Bhatti and Anwar Ali spurred Pakistan to victory after their team had been in deep trouble in the first one-day international against South Africa at Newlands on Sunday.

Pakistan paceman Mohammad Irfan ruled out of South Africa tour

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Proteas skipper AB de Villiers eyes winning ODI start against Pakistan

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Taunting spectators ejected from Pak-SA 2nd Test

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Misbah says career would have ended long ago if he listened to critics

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1st Test: Misbah, Ajmal guide Pakistan to seven-wicket win over South Africa

Wily spinner Saeed Ajmal took four wickets to fire Pakistan to a seven-wicket win over world number ones South Africa in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Lack of international cricket at home affecting us: Misbah-ul-Haq

Under-fire Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq says that lack of international cricket back home was having a negative impact on team`s performance.

PCB announces cash awards for national men`s, women`s teams

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Team will have to take responsibility: Misbah

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Misbah horrified with team`s disastrous batting performance in Champions Trophy

Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq has expressed his disappointment over the team`s performance in the ICC Champions Trophy.

India defeat Pakistan for first time in Champions Trophy history

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