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BCCI mature in backing Dhoni, says Sunny

Posted by Naif in BCCI, Controversies, Dhoni on July 14th, 2008

India’s One-Day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s pullout from the Test series in Sri Lanka has been hot topic of late and former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and batting legend has made an interesting comparison of how such a pullout in the 70s would have been condemned by one and all while now it is termed ‘a mature decision’. Read the rest of this entry »

Question mark over Dhoni’s availability

Posted by Naif in BCCI, Dhoni, Team India on July 7th, 2008

A day before the national selectors meet to pick India’s Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka, much of the speculation surrounds the participation of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Uncomfirmed reports suggest Dhoni may skip the series and, while his own public statements have not cleared the air either way, the Indian board says it is unaware of any such decision.

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Tendulkar recommended Dhoni as ODI captain: Pawar

Posted by Naif in BCCI, Dhoni, Team India on March 22nd, 2008

It was Sachin Tendulkar’s idea to make Mahendra Singh Dhoni captain of India’s one-day team, Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sharad Pawar disclosed on Friday.

Pawar recalled how the Indian team plunged into a crisis in England last year with the then captain Rahul Dravid dropping first hints of his reluctance to lead the team.

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Vengsarkar justifies picking youngsters over seniors

Posted by Naif in BCCI, Controversies, Dhoni, Team India on January 22nd, 2008

The selection of the Indian One-Day team for the triangular series in Australia has generated a lot of debate after two former skippers – Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid – were not named in the 16-member squad.

Chairman of the Selection Committee Dilip Vengsarkar has, however, justified the selections for the triangular series saying there is a need for a new look team.

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