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'We've got fantastic ingredients' - Dhoni

MS Dhoni on India's performance in the Test series in South Africa and what they can take from it

December 30, 2013

Posted by   on (January 1, 2014, 9:22 GMT)

dhoni is a liability to our test team in

Posted by jahbert58 on (December 31, 2013, 14:48 GMT)

Dhoni is 1 of my favorite cricketer in today's cricket. the problem with India on subcontinent wicket it it ok to play four front line bowlers where they are more comfortable playing. On the other hand touring overseas 5 bowlers should be recommended especially against stronger teams. India batting line up is pretty good at the moment, not every team gonna have a great allrounder! Kallis was the exception. pick your best 11 and believe in your team abilities...

Posted by adis26 on (December 31, 2013, 14:36 GMT)

There is absolutely NO reason to admit that India cannot play outside Indian wickets. India gave SA a huge run for its money. If India had been able to break thru the brilliance of Faf and ABD in the 1st test match - it would have been 1-1. India broke that partnership too late - and then quickly got rid of Faf and Duminy to force the draw. One mistake or stroke of brilliance earlier would have completely changed things. India has fought hard and although India has to sort out a few issues - we did give SA a tough challenge with a highly inexperienced team. We did not chicken out with scores of 49, 69 and 89 at the Wanderers like many others did. This Indian team is completely different than one that got whitewashed 2 years ago. And I don't think is overconfidence - all the unreasonable critics will soon realize this as we tour NZ and England ahead.

Posted by   on (December 31, 2013, 8:55 GMT)

Don't blame Dhoni he is the best captain around we only need to sort out our bowling & we need one allrounder like Kapil Dev then we will be all right overseas condition & Dhoni should play his natural game just like Kapil Dev use to play,our young batsman did very well

Posted by SHK1 on (December 31, 2013, 8:44 GMT)

Stop moaning about the wrong Kohli decision Dhoni. Who knows, in the first test if Kallis didn't get the wrong decision (inside edge LBW) India would have gone into the second test 1-0 down.

Posted by   on (December 31, 2013, 6:21 GMT)

India Play with inexperience Batting Line up ---Rehane, Kolhi, Pujara, Dhawan, Vijay and Rohit are under 25 test Match experience and our capital Cool only have technique to play on flat Track So how you can expect good result.

Posted by   on (December 31, 2013, 5:38 GMT)

How come batting good - Only pujara, kohil and rehane was good.. there are total 7 batsman what other 4 are doing?

Posted by   on (December 31, 2013, 5:06 GMT)

Mr. Dhoni this is very much clear now that indian team cannot play outside the sub-continent in any format even having all the ingredients as you said. Your boys are very much over confident and think as they are the only players in this world......

Posted by   on (December 31, 2013, 4:55 GMT)

HA HA Ha HA, very funny, 9th testsssss, India only can play at home

Posted by CricketFever11 on (December 31, 2013, 4:08 GMT)

Why you blame decisions, when DRS is already there? Admit the fact that you are not competent enough to play out side Indian flat wickets.

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