Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Dhoni, Harbhajan booked for disrespecting Padma honour

Dhoni, Harbhajan booked for disrespecting Padma honourMuzaffarpur (Bihar), Apr 16 : A criminal case was slapped against Indian Cricket Team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh in a court here on Thursday for disrespecting the prestigious Padma Awards.

Senior advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed the case against the cricketers under sections 499 (defamation), 500 (punishment for defamation), 503 (criminal intimidation) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace).

''We have set the benchmark'', says Dhoni

''We have set the benchmark'', says DhoniWellington, Apr. 7 : Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today praised his squad for gelling together to effect a series triumph in New Zealand after 41 years, and added that it had set a benchmark for future Indian teams to achieve.

"It''s a fantastic atmosphere [in the dressing room], can''t get better. We have set the benchmark. Next time when we come to New Zealand, people expect you to win. You have achieved something that''s big, but the tough part is to maintain it, to sustain it. It never gets easy for a cricketer," said Dhoni.

Cricket fans in Ranchi celebrate India’s historic win

Cricket fans in Ranchi celebrate India’s historic winRanchi, Mar 21 : Cricket fans of Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni gathered here in large numbers on Saturday to celebrate India's historic win over New Zealand.

Fans burst crackers, distributed sweets and danced to express their happiness.

"We are celebrating because under the leadership of Dhoni India has won a test match in New Zealand after 33 years. All the people here are very happy. We are going to pay a visit to a religious shrine to pray that India win the series as well," said Gautam, a young cricketer.

Man Held For Sending Threatening Letters To MS Dhoni

Man Held For Sending Threatening Letters To MS DhoniIn a significant move, the police arrested a man suspected of sending two threat letters sent to the Indian cricket team skipper M S Dhoni last year.

Confirming the development, H K Lal, DCP, said, "We have detained a man and are interrogating him. His name is Taslim. But we have not yet arrived at any conclusion.”

It can be recalled that Taslim, who has been arrested here on Thursday, is wanted in over a dozen criminal cases in Jharkhand.

New Zealand tour will be tough, says Dhoni

Mahendra Singh DhoniMumbai, Feb. 18 : Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Wednesday that the forthcoming tour of New Zealand would be a tough assignment, as India has not won a series there since 1996.

Dhoni reclaims top spot in Reliance Mobile ICC Player rankings

Mahendra Singh DhoniDubai, Jan. 31 : India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has reclaimed the top rank in the Reliance Mobile ICC Player rankings for ODI batsmen from the West Indies Chris Gayle.

Dhoni's 61 not out against Sri Lanka in his side's first ODI of a five-match series has enabled the 27-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman to regain his place at the head of the table. There will be ample opportunity for Dhoni to put daylight between him and the chasing pack as the rest of the series unfolds in Colombo.