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He has won the ODI World Cup, Twenty20 World Cup, the Champions Trophy and the Test mace - the only skipper to have ever done that, but Dhoni's last three years as India's Test skipper have added strength to the notion that he is India's best Test skipper only when leading in a home series. India suffered their fourth successive Test series defeat abroad after their 0-1 loss to New Zealand in the two-match rubber. They have now lost 10 of their last 12 Tests abroad - the other two were drawn, a record that included two successive 0-4 whitewashes in England and Australia. Dhoni's overseas loss rate worse than Ganguly's Dhoni's Test captaincy record out of the country stands at 5 wins, 11 losses and 7 draws after the New Zealand tour - with those 11 defeats the most by an Indian captain. That gives Dhoni a loss rate of around 48 percent. In comparison, Ganguly registered victories in 11 Tests while losing 10. Ganguly won or drew 18 of the 28 Tests he captained on foreign soil. And Dada's loss percentage stands at 35.71. Dhoni a champion at leading in 'home Tests' Dhoni has led India in 30 Tests at home, winning a staggering 21 of those while losing just three. In contrast, Ganguly's captaincy record at home reads 21 Tests, 10 won, 3 lost, 8 draw.

Looking beyond the fairytale: Leicester, the only men amongst the Premier League boys

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Looking beyond the fairytale: Leicester, the only men amongst the Premier League boys

It has happened. The moment has finally arrived. Leicester, yes Leicester, are the new Champions of England. We all knew this was coming, yet we still had to pinch ourselves after referee Mark Clatten...


Another day another defeat: RCB left staring at few positives after loss to KKR

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Another day another defeat: RCB left staring at few positives after loss to KKR

When a couple of brutal, marauding strongmen armed with sturdy clubs go on the rampage, the last place to be is in their path. This probably echoed the sentiment of Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowle...

Champions League: Bayern Munich counting on home advantage to counter Atletico Madrid

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Champions League: Bayern Munich counting on home advantage to counter Atletico Madrid

Berlin: Bayern Munich is looking to its strength at home to overturn a 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid and reach the Champions League final for the second time in three years.Since losing the 2014 semifin...

From relegation battle to Premier League champions: A timeline of Leicester City's unbelievable season

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From relegation battle to Premier League champions: A timeline of Leicester City's unbelievable season

Leicester City completed one of the greatest-ever sporting achievements when the 5,000-1 underdogs won the Premier League for the first time, a year after they were on the verge of relegation from the...

They'll stutter, wait they'll slip surely, oh! They didn't: How consistent Leicester won the title

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They'll stutter, wait they'll slip surely, oh! They didn't: How consistent Leicester won the title

After Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions for the first time on Monday, AFP Sport recalls how the most astonishing title triumph in the history of English football unfolded:AugustWith...

India to tour Zimbabwe for limited over matches in June

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India to tour Zimbabwe for limited over matches in June

Zimbabwe will host India for three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches in June, the country's cricket board said on Tuesday.All the matches will be played at Harare Sports Club with the ...

ICC has one rule for West Indies, another for India: Viv Richards lashes out

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ICC has one rule for West Indies, another for India: Viv Richards lashes out

Kingston: The legendary Viv Richards has lashed out at ICC for its official reprimand of the World T20 champions West Indies, stating that it has one rule for the Darren Sammy-led outfit and another f...