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Dhoni’s showing off a new style

Posted by Naif in Dhoni on January 28th, 2008 - Tags: , ,

Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni loves his new hairstyle and he has received applause aplenty from his female fans for it too!

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not playing cricket, he was busy brushing up on his acting skills.

With his brand value soaring by the day and companies queing up to rope him as his brand ambassador, it seems that our Team India captain has taken his acting and modelling assignments very seriously. Here is why.

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Dhoni brand ambassador for FritoLay India

Posted by Naif in Dhoni on January 26th, 2008 - Tags: ,

The FritoLay Division of PepsiCo India Holdings, the makers of ready-to-eat snack brands Lays, Kurkure and Cheetos, has signed Mahendra Singh Dhoni as their new brand ambassador. ”

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Dhoni Refuses To Take Questions On Dravid And Ganguly

Posted by Naif in Controversies, Dhoni, Team India on January 24th, 2008

Mahendra Singh Dhoni refused to take questions on the exclusion of Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly from India’s One-Day cricket side for next month’s triangular series, but defended the timing of the team announcement Tuesday.

India’s one-day captain is at the centre of a storm over claims he asked for the two former captains to be replaced with younger blood.

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India ponder five bowlers

Posted by Naif in Dhoni, Team India on January 23rd, 2008

India vice-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has revealed that the tourists are considering fielding five bowlers for the fourth Test against Australia, which gets under way in Adelaide on Thursday.

India trail 2-1 heading into the final Test, and wicketkeeper Dhoni believes a strengthened bowling attack could see India square the four-match series.

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Team unaffected by Ganguly ouster: Dhoni

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

Indian vice-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday dismissed any notion of disquiet in the dressing room over the furore which has followed the team in the wake of Sourav Ganguly’s omission from the one-day squad.

“I think it has affected journalists more than it has affected us. We are back in the practice session, we trained in the morning, it has not affected us in any way,” said a defiant Dhoni on whether the team’s preparation for the crucial fourth and final Test had been disrupted by the supposed disharmony after the Ganguly ouster.

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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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Dhoni behind Ganguly’s ouster

Posted by Naif in Controversies, Dhoni, Team India on January 21st, 2008

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Prasun Mukherjee Monday claimed that cricketer Sourav Ganguly was dropped from the One-day team in accordance with the wishes of skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

“Today (Monday) I talked to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar and he said the official policy is that the board does not interfere with the selection process,” Mukherjee told reporters here.

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Dada, (belated) sorry: One-day old order changeth, unceremoniously

Posted by Naif in Controversies, Dhoni, Team India on January 21st, 2008

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India’s ODI and Twenty20 captain, has got the team of his choice and there’s no place in it for Sourav Ganguly.

According to The Telegraph’s sources, the selectors left it to Dhoni to make a call and he pushed for “youth over experience”. That suggests Sourav’s fantastic ODI career (11,363 runs, average of 41.02) is over.

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Dhoni asked to be Jharkhand’s brand ambassador

Posted by Naif in Dhoni on January 20th, 2008

India’s one-day team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni might not be setting the cricket field on fire these days but it does not affect his brand value.

The Jharkhand government has offered the player to become the brand ambassador of his native state.

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R.P. Singh and Dhoni set personal milestones

Posted by Naif in Dhoni on January 20th, 2008

India’s left-arm pacer Rudra Pratap Singh and wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will remember the second day of the third Test as they established personal milestones against Australia Thursday.

Singh captured four for 68 for his best bowling feat against Australia. This was the second best performance of his career; his best remains five for 59 against England at Lord’s, London, last year.

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