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'Batsmen not able to convert starts' - Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni speaks after his side went 2-0 down in the five-match ODI series against New Zealand

January 22, 2014

Posted by   on (January 26, 2014, 10:28 GMT)

common man times up for rohit and raina. ask them to play some county cricket and shieffeld cricket. let them get the taste of the bouncy ball and then go ahead. in the current scenario I dont think India will even reach quarter finals of 2015 WC. The bowling attack is the weakest in top 5 atleast. In Aus we need the fasrest bowler in the country to make a mark and Umesh yadav is been kept out of the side. It would have dented the confidence and he may reduce his pace. Why not bring Irfan Pathan for Ishant. This will increase the depth of the batting even far

Posted by AijazuddinADB on (January 24, 2014, 7:23 GMT)

This is the time to bring changes in indian Cricket team. It depends where india in playing. if india is playing in india then present team is good with no Ishanth. If we are playing in overseas then team should be as.

1.Dinesh Karthik 2.Rehane 3.Kohli 4.Pujara 5.MSD 6.Ravindera Jadeja 7.Irfan Pathan / Binny 8.Bhuvneswer Kumar 9.Zaheer Khan 10.Shami Ahmed 11.Ojha 12.Varon Aron.

Posted by rajshinde00 on (January 24, 2014, 7:12 GMT)

please ishant sharma team out and sturat binny in ishant sharma tomm not played

Posted by   on (January 24, 2014, 5:00 GMT)

bring sehwag,gambhir,yuvraj,harbajan back,don't play with rohit,dhawan,aswin,jadeja otherwise indian cricket team's future will go downward.keep in mind mr dhoni

Posted by   on (January 23, 2014, 20:27 GMT)

common man times up for rohit and raina. ask them to play some county cricket and shieffeld cricket. let them get the taste of the bouncy ball and then go ahead. in the current scenario I dont think India will even reach quarter finals of 2015 WC. The bowling attack is the weakest in top 5 atleast. In Aus we need the fasrest bowler in the country to make a mark and Umesh yadav is been kept out of the side. It would have dented the confidence and he may reduce his pace. Why not bring Irfan Pathan for Ishant. This will increase the depth of the batting even far

Posted by WorldCham_2011 on (January 23, 2014, 18:31 GMT)

When u need 145 + speed bowler your drop him because he gives runs but look who was India's Best bowler in AUS tour Umesh Yadav he didn't get more that 10 ODI to prove but others are playing 100 without any real performance look at Ishant I don't see him take 5 wicket overseas ,speed dropped and we are saying this preparation tour for WC2015 I don't see any hope if u keep using same bowler.

Posted by   on (January 23, 2014, 13:22 GMT)

Conceding 300 runs in every innings is a clear indication that the bowling department is weak and changes are needed....but what Dhoni always talks about is the batsman not performing and in turn safe guards the bowlers......To look at the team composition correctly .....Dhoni does favour a lot of players from Chennai Super Kings....alike Yuvraj , Raina also should have dropped for poor form.....Ravindra jadeja is another scape goat who reminds me of Ajit Agarkar....and Ashwin is not able to take wickets anyways...time to replace a couple of bowlers......the batting department is still ok

Posted by Yarms on (January 23, 2014, 10:24 GMT)

Whilst I agree with most of the comments that Isant should be rested - I do not agree with all the other comments. The game on Tuesday was tight it could have gone either way. It just take a bit of luck to go your way that decides a game lost by 20 runs. Where is your support when India needed it. I wonder what you comments would be if MSD wins the next 3 games my Fair weather friends! MSD is not just a good captain he is a great captain working wonders with a avery average bowling attack in overseas conditions.

Posted by   on (January 23, 2014, 9:13 GMT)

ISHANT,ROHIT,RAINA,JADEJA...OUT...wake up Dhoni, we can see it how come u can't. What is wrong with this Captain or is he a true blue Captain. This team only wins in India. Frankly speaking we need a new One day captain... I am from Australia and the selectors have no guts to select a new one day Captain. I give up does any one take notice of the various comments . I am done with this cricket team...losers....shame a country of over 1 billion

Posted by   on (January 23, 2014, 8:02 GMT)

i see great future for Indian captain in Indian politics see he will definitely enters politics one day .politics should be kept away from game for the best interest of game but our people mix both that is why India is still developing and will be developing for ever in ever aspect .people who deserve to play are out and people who don't are trying very hard to make country proud by not winning any.for playing abroad you need experience guys who are aware of the conditions not the inexperience guys who can bat in only Indian conditions and not even ready to learn from there mistakes see the new great Indian opening pair failed in south Africa and now in new Zealand then it will be in England etc . only because of virat batting i think we are at least reaching respectable totals. give raina, ishant, jajdea and even buvi break pick the new aron ,pandey rayudu binny chance .

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