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Fielding still a concern for Dhoni

dhoni7888Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Sunday though their bowling is slowly improving in the 2011 World Cup, the fielding continues to be a cause of worry. Dhoni, who has been a vocal crictic of the team’s sloppy fielding, said the players need to raise their standards. “We got ourselves in a great position after […] Continue reading Fielding still a concern for Dhoni

dhoni7888Ireland are no longer minnows for India after their dramatic victory over England, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted here Saturday. “Defeat by Bangladesh in 2007 edition still haunts us, we do not take any opponent, including Ireland, lightly. We are focussed as it is an important game for us,” Dhoni told reporters ahead of their […] Continue reading India not taking Ireland lightly, says Dhoni

dhoni7888A highly relieved Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni late Sunday admitted that India was lucky to have avoided a certain defeat against England in the World Cup but said a better fielding side could have won the game. The Group B league match ended in a dramatic tie, with both teams scoring 338 runs to […] Continue reading We know fielding is not our strength: Dhoni

Mahendra Singh DhoniSkipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has drawn a Laxman Rekha of sorts in front of the temperamental seamer Shantakumaran Sreesanth who has been involved in onfield arguments with rival players in the recent times. When asked how he intended to control Sreesanth who Sunday had a run-in with Australia team captain Ricky Ponting during a warm-up […] Continue reading Sreesanth should not cross limit, says Dhoni

dhoni7888Two easy wins in as many warm-up games notwithstanding, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that the Indian team needs to replicate these performances in their opening ICC cricket World Cup group match against Bangladesh in Dhaka Saturday. Speaking to the media after the 117-run win against New Zealand here Wednesday, Dhoni said that the Indian […] Continue reading Dhoni wants warm up match performance replicated in World Cup