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Dec 7, 2014

Dhoni’s captaincy under the microscope in Australia

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Tours of Australia have traditionally been tests of character for visiting Indian cricketers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will no doubt be put through the wringer when the four-test series starts in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Dhoni, having recovered from a thumb injury, joined his team mates on Saturday and is expected to lead them in Adelaide after the series was pushed back following the tragic death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.

Dec 7, 2014

Cricket-Dhoni’s captaincy under the microscope in Australia

NEW DELHI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Tours of Australia have traditionally been tests of character for visiting Indian cricketers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will no doubt be put through the wringer when the four-test series starts in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Dhoni, having recovered from a thumb injury, joined his team mates on Saturday and is expected to lead them in Adelaide after the series was pushed back following the tragic death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.

Dec 4, 2014

No place for 2011 hero Yuvraj in India’s World Cup squad

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been left out of the India squad which will defend the 50-over World Cup title he helped them win in 2011.

Adjudged player of the tournament when India won the World Cup at home, there was no place for the southpaw in the preliminary squad announced on Thursday.

Dec 4, 2014

Cricket-No place for 2011 hero Yuvraj in India’s World Cup squad

NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been left out of the India squad which will defend the 50-over World Cup title he helped them win in 2011.

Adjudged player of the tournament when India won the World Cup at home, there was no place for the southpaw in the preliminary squad announced on Thursday.

Nov 10, 2014

Injured Dhoni to miss Brisbane test, Kohli to captain

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Virat Kohli will lead India in the first test against Australia in Brisbane next month in the absence of injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian cricket board said on Monday.

“M.S. Dhoni has been rested for the first test as a prophylactic measure to ensure optimum recovery,” board secretary Sanjay Patel said in a statement, without elaborating on what the local media described as a right hand injury.

Nov 10, 2014

Cricket-Injured Dhoni to miss Brisbane test, Kohli to captain

NEW DELHI, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Virat Kohli will lead India in the first test against Australia in Brisbane next month in the absence of injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian cricket board said on Monday.

“M.S. Dhoni has been rested for the first test as a prophylactic measure to ensure optimum recovery,” board secretary Sanjay Patel said in a statement, without elaborating on what the local media described as a right hand injury.

Oct 23, 2014

India hope to get boxer Sarita Devi’s suspension reversed

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Boxing India is confident of L Sarita Devi’s return to the ring before too long after the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) suspended the 29-year-old for her petulant display at the recent Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea.

Sarita was furious after losing her semi-final bout in women’s lightweight division to local favourite Park Ji-na and lodged a protest against the verdict which was rejected.

Oct 23, 2014

Boxing-India hope to get boxer’s suspension reversed

NEW DELHI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Boxing India is confident of L Sarita Devi’s return to the ring before too long after the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) suspended the 29-year-old for her petulant display at the recent Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea.

Sarita was furious after losing her semi-final bout in women’s lightweight division to local favourite Park Ji-na and lodged a protest against the verdict which was rejected.

Oct 21, 2014

West Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis on Tuesday after India, the world’s richest board, suspended all future tours with them following the Caribbean team’s abrupt withdrawal from a series in India last week.

The mighty BCCI also decided to take legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after the tourists abandoned the series on Friday over a protracted payment dispute between the players and their board.

Oct 21, 2014

Cricket-West Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 (Reuters) – West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis on Tuesday after India, the world’s richest board, suspended all future tours with them following the Caribbean team’s abrupt withdrawal from a series in India last week.

The mighty BCCI also decided to take legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after the tourists abandoned the series on Friday over a protracted payment dispute between the players and their board.