Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack News
MS Dhoni's batting record as number four player has been excellent - his aggregate being 244 in eleven innings (seven times not out), including a half century - 56 vs England at Bengaluru on February 1, 2017. His strike rate of 134.01 is quite impressive at this batting position.
India captain Rohit Sharma said the team management's decision to promote Dhoni to the no.4 position in the bating order paid off as he is the "ideal" man for that slot.
KL Rahul hit a classy half-century as India continued their domination over Sri Lanka to register a massive 93-run win, their biggest victory in T20 Internationals on Wednesday.
Rohit Sharma becamethe second Indian after Virat Kohli to score 1,500 runs in T20 Internationals.
MS Dhoni didn't waste any time to have a look at the 22 yards as he headed straight to the pitch after dropping his kit bag and examined it minutely from both ends.
Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera insisted that his side would look to "flush out" the negativity following heavy defeats in the preceding Tests and ODIs .
England lost the second One-Day International by 15 runs to hand India the three-match series.
Captain Eoin Morgan said that more England players will be available for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.
Yuvraj Singh scored a career-best knock of 150 to help the Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team to a 15-run win which consequently helped the hosts to clinch the three-match series 2-0.
India rode on centuries from veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to clinch a thrilling 15-run win against England in the second One-Day International at Cuttack.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar are the only two players to score more than 4000 runs in India.
India defeated England by 15 runs to take an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series.
India will face England in the second One-Day International at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday.
India will take on England in the second One-Day International of the three-match series at Cuttack on Thursday.
Kedar Jadhav's exploits helped India beat England by three wickets while chasing a massive target of 351 runs.
Virat Kohli leads his upbeat side to the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, hoping to seal off the series with another masterful all-round display. But chasing down massive totals cannot be taken for granted every time.
According to the local curator, the dew starts settling in by 5.30 p.m and toss can play a determining role in favour of the side batting second.
The last Test match at Cuttack was held between India and New Zealand in November 1995. Interestingly, it was the last time that Kiwi great late Martin Crowe was seen in longer version of the game.