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Dhoni made players feel they could be world-beaters

Dhoni made players feel they could be world-beaters

Jan 08,2017 , 04:59 AM IST | News Analysis
Not that they lacked leadership qualities, they only left others in the team awestuck by raising their own bar, making it difficult for others to aim at. Dhoni inspired confidence in his players that they are free to go about their work diligently as he was there to back them.In any team, egos come into play, more so when equals start performing and start thinking that they, too, should get an opp
Bopanna, Paes were playing against each other on Court at Rio: Social media

Bopanna, Paes were playing against each other on Court at Rio: Social media

Aug 08,2016 , 03:59 PM IST | Sports
These days one need not wait for an event like the Olympics to end to take an overall view, reactions are instant and tweeted in a torrent within seconds of a contest ending. Surprisingly, even those who have played sport at the highest level seem to forget their own dismal showing in their time and castigate the athletes for not coming up to their expectations in Rio.
After DDCA, FIFA has nominated Mudgal on its governance committee

After DDCA, FIFA has nominated Mudgal on its governance committee

Jul 18,2016 , 10:16 AM IST | Sports
Justice Mukul Mudgal is the most sought after man in the world of sport. The former chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court is also the most feared in Indian cricket after his reports on corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and on the functioning of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).
Kumble's road map begins with West Indies tour.

Kumble's road map begins with West Indies tour.

Jul 09,2016 , 10:56 PM IST | Sports
No India coach in recent years has spoken his mind out and reeled off his ideas and implemented some of them as quickly as Anil Kumble has done. Simply put, he wants his players to work on their game as hard as he did and think of only a better India team.
Ganguly, Shastri could have kept their conversation civil

Ganguly, Shastri could have kept their conversation civil

Jul 01,2016 , 11:57 AM IST | Sports
Ravi Shastri feels that Sourav Ganguly has shown disrespect to the process of selecting the national chief cricket coach by staying out of the interview board when he made his presentation while the latter has hit back questioning why he was not present in person.