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Gautam Gambhir should have led Indian cricket team on more occasions, feels Irfan Pathan
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Gautam Gambhir should have led Indian cricket team on more occasions, feels Irfan Pathan

Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan thinks the team's glory would have been more pronounced if batsman Gautam Gambhir had worn the captain’s hat more often.

Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in both limited-overs' formats after being named new ODI skipper
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Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in both limited-overs' formats after being named new ODI skipper

Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday named ace batsman Babar Azam as their ODI skipper, making him the country's white-ball captain.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for
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Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for

The remarkable aspect about Kane Williamson's leadership is that even before he was given full-time captaincy in 2016 following Brendon McCullum’s retirement, he has projected himself as the team’s go-to man in crisis.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli has established he's a great batsman, it's time for him to become a great leader
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli has established he's a great batsman, it's time for him to become a great leader

This India team has so much talent, the question is whether they can turn that into results. A lot will depend on how Kohli goes about leading the team and how he pulls it all together.

Indian Army considers doing away with Brigadier rank as part of its restructuring exercise
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Indian Army considers doing away with Brigadier rank as part of its restructuring exercise

The Indian Army, as part of its restructuring exercise, is contemplating abolishing the rank of Brigadier to ensure better career prospects for its officers.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane to captain England team in Russia, announce Football Association
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane to captain England team in Russia, announce Football Association

Southgate said: "Harry has some outstanding personal qualities. He is a meticulous professional and one of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day.

South Africa vs Australia: Steve Smith, David Warner step down; Tim Paine to captain team for remainder of 3rd Test
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South Africa vs Australia: Steve Smith, David Warner step down; Tim Paine to captain team for remainder of 3rd Test

Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia's third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said on Sunday

Captain movie review: Jayasurya's invested performance is the saving grace of this plodding sports biopic
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Captain movie review: Jayasurya's invested performance is the saving grace of this plodding sports biopic

In Captain, the insufferable use of music – mournful and theatrically celebratory by turns – might have become intolerable if it were not for Jayasurya’s presence.

India vs South Africa: Making Aiden Markram captain before he established himself as a regular may not be a smart move by Proteas
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India vs South Africa: Making Aiden Markram captain before he established himself as a regular may not be a smart move by Proteas

The responsibilities that South Africa have dumped on Aiden Markram at such an early stage in his career could be detrimental to his growth as a player.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's enterprising approach a testament to his maturity as a leader
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's enterprising approach a testament to his maturity as a leader

India is on top of ICC ODI rankings after Sunday’s win and it’s great news for the team and it’s fans. But perhaps the better news is how the captain of this team is thinking on his feet and maturing after every game and every series.

Root vs Kohli vs Smith vs Williamson: Battle for best batsmen heats up with 'Fab Four' as Test captains
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Root vs Kohli vs Smith vs Williamson: Battle for best batsmen heats up with 'Fab Four' as Test captains

Joe Root's ascension to the England cricket team's captain completes the quartet of the world’s best batsmen now leading their national sides, along with Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.

Joe Root named England Test captain: A fun, phlegmatic character is an exciting change of pace for team
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Joe Root named England Test captain: A fun, phlegmatic character is an exciting change of pace for team

Every time Joe Root has been tested in his international career he has succeeded. It would be foolish to think he couldn’t rise to this challenge of Test captaincy.

Sunil Chhetri says participation in 2017 Asian Cup will be key to Indian football's development
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Sunil Chhetri says participation in 2017 Asian Cup will be key to Indian football's development

India's hopes of developing as a football-playing nation are reliant on regular participation in tournaments like the Asian Cup, captain Sunil Chhetri said.

MS Dhoni alleges misuse of name by mobile company
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MS Dhoni alleges misuse of name by mobile company

Ace cricketer and former India captain M S Dhoni has alleged before Delhi High Court that a mobile firm was still projecting him as its brand ambassador despite termination between them way back in December 2012

Azhar Ali's captaincy to be reviewed after Australia tour: PCB Chief
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Azhar Ali's captaincy to be reviewed after Australia tour: PCB Chief

The chairman of the PCB has said that the captaincy of the national one-day team skipper Azhar Ali will be reviewed after the Australian tour.

Sachin Tendulkar much better player than Virat Kohli: Muhammad Yousuf
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Sachin Tendulkar much better player than Virat Kohli: Muhammad Yousuf

Muhammad Yousuf rates legendary Sachin Tendulkar as a better performer than Virat Kohli, despite the current India captain's astounding recent form.

MS Dhoni knows what's good for Indian cricket: Kiran More hails decision to step down as captain
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MS Dhoni knows what's good for Indian cricket: Kiran More hails decision to step down as captain

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Kiran More believes it is important to have one leader in all three formats and has hailed MS Dhoni's decision to step down.

India vs England: MS Dhoni says split captaincy does not work in India, backs Virat Kohli
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India vs England: MS Dhoni says split captaincy does not work in India, backs Virat Kohli

MS Dhoni, who stunned the cricket fraternity with his decision to quit captaincy, said he does not believe in having different captains for different formats.

Virat Kohli reveals Mahendra Singh Dhoni saved him from getting dropped many times
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Virat Kohli reveals Mahendra Singh Dhoni saved him from getting dropped many times

MS Dhoni was a saviour for his successor Virat Kohli, who revealed that the talismanic former skipper prevented his ouster from the Indian team many times.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down: Sunil Gavaskar would've staged a 'dharna' had Captain Cool retired
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down: Sunil Gavaskar would've staged a 'dharna' had Captain Cool retired

Sunil Gavaskar is glad that MS Dhoni has only quit limited overs captaincy and not retired as he feels the poster boy of Jharkhand still has a lot to offer to the Indian team.