Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicM.S. Dhoni

Topic: M.S. Dhoni

M.S. Dhoni to Roger Federer – is there a right time to retire from sports?

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni is 38 years old and continues to play ODI cricket. Tennis player Roger Federer is 37 years old and is vying for his 21st Grand Slam title.

Army keeps Dhoni glove controversy at arm’s length, says it has ‘nothing to do with it’

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni had sported gloves with the Balidaan badge of the parachute regiment's special force on India's opening world cup match.

M.S. Dhoni gloves row: Should sportspersons be allowed to flaunt military symbols on field?

The BCCI has asked the ICC to approve Indian wicketkeeper MS Dhoni’s cricketing gloves with the Army’s ‘Balidaan’ insignia inscribed on them.

Dhoni was wrong. Champions should limit battle & nationalism to sporting skills

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

BCCI seeks ICC permission to allow Dhoni’s gloves with dagger insignia

CoA chief Vinod Rai said the dagger insignia was not against ICC regulations since it isn't a military symbol, and said Dhoni will keep wearing the gloves.

Dhoni’s gloves with Indian Army’s Special Forces’ ‘Balidan’ patch bowl over social media

Dhoni's gloves, in the cricket World Cup match against South Africa, had the Balidan, the regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces.

The ‘all-important’ index finger and Modi’s love for mangoes

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

This cricketer is the most read-about online after Virat Kohli, and it’s not Dhoni

A recent Taboola study on ‘reader engagement’ reveals that people are looking for words on Indian cricketers, and this wicketkeeper is holding attention.

VVS Laxman: The ‘miracle’ batsman who was much more than the sum of his stats

On his 44th birthday, ThePrint looks back at VVS Laxman’s career which, like the title of his upcoming autobiography, was ‘281 and Beyond’.

What’s wrong with India’s chief selector performing pitch ‘puja’? Everything, actually

Chief selector M.S.K. Prasad performed pitch ‘puja’ ahead of India’s second ODI against West Indies in Visakhapatnam, drawing flak and ridicule.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.