A regular saviour under tough circumstances for the Indian cricket team, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he also feels the pressure like others but manages the rescue acts as he knows how to get out of potentially dangerous situations.
West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his team's poor batting for the defeat against India as he felt an ideal score on the WACA strip was 270 and not the 182 runs they managed in the ICC Cricket World Cup group league encounter, here on Friday.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for his bowlers after the Men in Blue earned a hard-fought win against the West Indies to move into the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup, here on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the firsts to congratulate India's four-wicket win over West Indies in Perth. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered the team to victory after the top-order failed against an inspired Caribbean attack today.
Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd said the West Indies are desperately missing the spin heroics of game-changer Sunil Narine to strengthen their campaign in the cricket World Cup underway in New Zealand and Australia.
West Indies great Vivian Richards has called Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side a "powerful force" but still feels that India will have trouble defending their cricket World Cup title due to their "inconsistent" bowling.
The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode.
Australia`s World Cup loss to New Zealand was disappointing but no wake-up call, according to captain Michael Clarke, who said his team remains full of confidence despite the frustrating start to their campaign.
Nerves got the better of Australia`s batting lineup in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand at the weekend and they may have been overawed by the occasion, Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson said.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said his bowlers have elevated their level of performance, producing another exquisite bowling exhibition against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the WACA here.
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was Man-of-the-Match in the World Cup Pool B match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) here Saturday, said he only aims to put in his best effort in every game without thinking about the results.
On a roll after three successive wins in the ongoing cricket World Cup following Saturday's nine-wicket spanking of minnows UAE, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his "complete unit" has been doing well with consistent performances in all departments of the game.
India on Saturday virtually assured themselves of a quarterfinal berth in the cricket World Cup after spanking minnows UAE by nine wickets, recording their third successive win with yet another flawless display, here today.