MS Dhoni retires: As wicketkeeper, Indian legend was faster than the best pickpockets, says Ravi Shastri
Counting Dhoni's achievements, Shastri said despite creating an enviable legacy, Dhoni's calm demeanour made him unique.
MS Dhoni retires: Cricketing legend and inscrutable enigma who launched a million middle class dreams
Dhoni was no saint, no God, and fairly enough, never pretended to be one. For all the insanely public lives Indian cricketers live, he succeeded in creating an island for himself and his family, and in the process, secured his legacy in the annals of India's rich cricketing history.
‘Thanks for everything’: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and others pay tribute to MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina after retirement announcements
Dhoni and Raina announced retirement from international cricket via social media on Saturday.
Dhoni, who last played India in the semi-final defeat to New Zealand in the 2019 ICC World Cup, calls it a day after representing the country in 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is.
Staring at another massive defeat, South Africa were 132 for eight in their second innings at stumps with India needing to turn up on day four to complete formalities.
Rohit Sharma, India's vice-captain in limited-overs, has been the most successful captain in the IPL, and Yuvraj Singh said it won't be a bad idea for India to try out split captaincy to ease Virat Kohli's workload.
Ravi Shastri to remain Team India head coach until ICC T20 World Cup 2021, confirms Kapil Dev-led CAC
Ravi Shastri gets a two year contract extension until 2021 T20 World Cup which will see his head coach gig run into four years.
Yuzvendra Chahal, India spinner, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Variations, deception make leg-spinner a lethal attacking option
Yuzvendra Chahal can be handful by himself, given his control over line and length, but when he teams up with left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav, they bring an exciting, even tantalising, dimension to the Indian attack.
Dinesh Karthik, India wicket-keeper, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Flexibility, adaptability set the diligent warhorse apart
Karthik may or may not get a game in the World Cup, but you can be sure that if and when he is called to feature in one, he will be ready in all senses of the term.
Jasprit Bumrah, India fast bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Bumrah's skills and maturity make him a lethal weapon in India's arsenal
With his slinging action off a short run-up, Bumrah can pose a great difficulty to the batsman while everyone else can sit back and admire the mean fast bowler with a wonderful attitude to his craft.
Mohammed Shami, India fast bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Shami's form, fitness make him important ingredient of India's pace attack
Shami's fitness and his bowling on the recent tours of Australia and New Zealand ended the team’s quest for a reliable fast bowler to team up with the other two.
Kedar Jadhav, India batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Jadhav's street-smart batting pivotal for India's lower-middle order
Despite being a naturally aggressive batsman, Jadhav can rein in his penchant for strokeplay until late in the innings. The 34-year-old can pace the innings in keeping with the demands of the situation.
Ravindra Jadeja, India all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Jadeja's pin-point accuracy makes him an ideal finger-spinner who can control middle overs
It may be a long while back, but it cannot be forgotten that Jadeja was the lead bowler when India won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 when he was the highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Loyalty matters most, says skipper Virat Kohli recalling times when MS Dhoni backed him
"It's unfortunate to see so many people going after him (MS Dhoni). For me, loyalty matters the most," Kohli's said of his first international captain.
India vs West Indies: Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Siraj earn maiden Test call-ups; Shikhar Dhawan gets the axe
Karnataka batsman Mayank Agarwal was finally rewarded for his consistent performances over the last year or so as The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) named him in the 15-man squad for the two-Test series against Windies. Mohammed Siraj has also earned a maiden Test call-up after his recent exploits with the India A team.
Asia Cup 2018: ACC's farcical scheduling of tournament to milk India-Pakistan clash unfair to other teams
The India-Pakistan clash is a goose that lays golden eggs. The administrators should be watchful not kill the goose in a bid to get the maximum out of it.
Imran Khan, a legendary former Pakistan cricket captain, is also the patron-in-chief of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Asia Cup 2018: Virat Kohli's absence won't be a factor for India against Pakistan as they are a better side, says Sourav Ganguly
Former skipper Sourav Ganguly said India are a better team and absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli won't be a factor when they take on Pakistan.
India vs England: After another poor series, time for selectors to drop Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay for good
While Dhawan might still be handy for white ball cricket, there seems little sense in giving either Rahane or Vijay another chance in the Indian team.
India v England, 5th Test, stats review: From James Anderson’s multiple feats to KL Rahul-Rishabh Pant’s record-breaking stand
Take a look at the numbers from the fifth Test which features some interesting statistical achievements by England and India during The Oval Test.