Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicM.S. Dhoni

Topic: M.S. Dhoni

‘There will never be anyone like him’ — the tributes pour in as Dhoni retires

From Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble to current teammates and politicians, hundreds paid tribute to India's 'Captain Cool' M.S. Dhoni as he announced retirement.

‘With my heart full of pride’ — Suresh Raina retires from international cricket minutes after Dhoni

Suresh Raina followed the footsteps of his favourite captain and mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who wrote 'consider me retired' on his Instagram page earlier in the evening.

MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI’s central list of contracted players

Until last year, former captain MS Dhoni was in the A category of BCCI's contracted players, which fetches each Rs 5 crore.

No annual BCCI contract a clear hint, Dhoni should take it and hang his gloves

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Even after chief selector MSK Prasad’s comments, Dhoni’s future remains in his own hands

M.S.K. Prasad said the selectors were moving on from Dhoni, but head coach Ravi Shastri’s comments as well as BCCI officials indicate his career isn’t over.

Selectors right to back young wicketkeepers. Dhoni’s a legend, but it’s time India moved on

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The broken RTI arrow, and Yediyurappa’s galloping dream in Karnataka

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Dhoni to patrol, perform guard duty & stay with his battalion in Kashmir from 31 July

Dhoni had announced his unavailability for the Indian team's tour to the West Indies, informing BCCI about his training with the Army.

MS Dhoni to serve his regiment for next 2 months instead of going on West Indies tour

A BCCI official said that Dhoni is not retiring at the moment. The wicket-keeper is an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.