West Indian legend Michael Holding has showered praises on recently-retired Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, terming him a wonderful captain and wicket-keeper batsman. Holding, who is renowned among the greatest fast bowlers of all time, stated that Dhoni’s words of wisdom had the power to change the context of a match.
Former India skipper MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket recently. Pakistan's former pace bowling spearhead Shoaib Akhtar, however, believes that there is still a possibility of Dhoni playing the T20 World Cup next year.
The speculation over MS Dhoni's future has finally come to an end. The former Indian captain announced his retirement from international cricket with an emotional video featuring a collage of his up and down moments in international cricket with the legendary song 'Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar' playing in the background.
Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar marks 30 years of his first Test century on Friday, August 14. It was on this day that a 17-year-old Tendulkar tamed a strong English attack at Old Trafford in Manchester to help India save the Test under tough circumstances.
After all the confusion over who will host the upcoming T20 World Cups in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic throwing things out of gear, the updated schedule has finally been announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh enjoyed playing against the Australians. In the 2001 home series in particular he was all over the Aussies, finishing with 32 wickets in three Tests to almost single-handedly win the series for India. He was especially successful against Ricky Ponting, who couldn't score a run against Harbhajan and dashing wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist.
India's captain and vice-captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have retained the top two spots in the ICC ODI ranking for batsmen. Kohli is at the top position with 871 points followed by Rohit with 855. Pakistan's Babar Azam is at the number three spot with 829 points.
Former India opener turned analyst Aakash Chopra recently discussed about the best opening pairs in Test cricket currently. Opening is considered one of the most challenging jobs in Test cricket. Over the years, Hayden-Langer, Smith-Gibbs and Sehwag-Gambhir have been highly successful openers for their respective countries.
The life ban of former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin may have been lifted after a court cleared him of all match-fixing charges. However, Azharuddin has now opened up in an interview about the dark phase of his life, stating that he doesn't know till date why he was banned in the first place.