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'Fantastic the way our bowlers bowled' - Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni has said while his bowlers put up a 'fantastic' performance, the batsmen have improved and done well too, but need to be more consistent

February 18, 2014

Posted by wapuser on (February 20, 2014, 2:55 GMT)

Kohli should be nominated for oscar after last inning drama....

Posted by SAURAVJAIN on (February 19, 2014, 15:33 GMT)

Dhoni need to utilise his players in a better way. For instance in ODIs in place of Rayudu who plays at very slow strike rate,Dhoni could have Jadeja at no 5.. A batsman of his caliber who has 50+ domestic avg and brilliant hitting abilities and good technique to play bouncers can not give his maximum at no 7 or 8.Had Jaddu batted at no 5 in Odis, he will have got enough confidence to bat a long inning at no 7 in test.He is better bowler and fielder than Ashwin or Ojha. In a very short career Jad has 9 man of the matches while Rohit,Ashwin Ishant and many others do not have even 3 or 5 in ODIs.So he is a big match winner after Kohli and Dhoni and the talent needs proper utilisation as a batsman. Pujara is must in Odis in place of Raina.And in both series that is SA and NZ Rohit has slowed the entire tempo right from the start,so this is also a sign of worry. In Nz India lost because of poor fielding.They dropped more than 6-7 catches in both the matches which are enough for defeat.

Posted by Jimmyvida on (February 19, 2014, 15:06 GMT)

Fantastic bowling and fantastic fielding met terrible batting. Had NZ reeling. Brendon was only able to make 300. WOW!

Posted by   on (February 19, 2014, 14:18 GMT)

Dhoni Come on yar face the reality,, mm

Posted by tanweeralam on (February 19, 2014, 14:15 GMT)

We are lacking in terms of captainship wronf defensive field ar the wrong time

Posted by imtiazjaleel on (February 19, 2014, 9:51 GMT)

India did not lost the series 2-0, thats what he meant. If your bowlers cant take a single wicket for more than 120 overs you rate them Fantastic. They were fantastic when they bowled NZ for 105 runs in the second innings of the first test and the 1st innings of SA first test apart from that they failed to impress when it mattered most.

Posted by   on (February 19, 2014, 8:53 GMT)

I think most of the sides go in with a 3-1 combination.How did Dhoni find it difficult to play with this combination??????????????????

Posted by   on (February 19, 2014, 8:47 GMT)

When the Indian cricket team was winning, Gary Kirsten was hailed as a great coach! When India is losing, Dhoni is a bad captain :P-Indian Cricket Fan logic. LMAO :D (Meanwhile, Duncan fletcher hiding behind the scenes) Grow up!!

Posted by   on (February 19, 2014, 4:35 GMT)

"Fantastic bowling"

That's why NZ had to declare their second innings only 680

Posted by   on (February 19, 2014, 3:19 GMT)

remove murli vijay and suresh raina from squad Take gambhir, raydu

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