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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.

Leander Paes on his Olympics medal: Surviving Centennial Park bombing propelled me to win

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Leander Paes on his Olympics medal: Surviving Centennial Park bombing propelled me to win

New Delhi:Leander Paes, one of the 12 individual Olympic medal winners that India has produced in its sporting history, says that surviving the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Atlanta Games ma...


ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai pips three-time Olympic champion to claim silver in 10m air pistol

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ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai pips three-time Olympic champion to claim silver in 10m air pistol

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ISSF World Cup: Rio bound shooters Jitu Rai, Apurvi Chandela fail to impress

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ISSF World Cup: Rio bound shooters Jitu Rai, Apurvi Chandela fail to impress

New Delhi: Indian shooters had a dismal dayat the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)World Cup with Rio Olympics hopefuls Jitu Rai, PrakashNanjappa and Apurvi Chandela failing to en...

Euro 2016: Handy guide to round of 16 matches and teams path to the final

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Euro 2016: Handy guide to round of 16 matches and teams path to the final

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Euro 2016: From Harry Kane to Manuel Neuer, how football players reacted to Brexit

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Euro 2016: From Harry Kane to Manuel Neuer, how football players reacted to Brexit

Paris, France:At the European football championships on Friday it was left to players from the rest of Europe to express shock that Britain had voted to break away from the European Union, also known ...

AIFF expresses regret and surprise over Salgaocar FC, Sporting Clube de Goas I-League withdrawal

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AIFF expresses regret and surprise over Salgaocar FC, Sporting Clube de Goas I-League withdrawal

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) expressed regret and surprise over the sudden decision of two I-League clubs Salgaocar SC and Sporting Clube de Goa to pull out of the country's top...

Euro 2016: Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic hopeful for Croatias match against Portugal

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Euro 2016: Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic hopeful for Croatias match against Portugal

Lens, France: Croatia's key players Luka Modric and Mario Mandzukic trained well on Friday and could be ready for at least part of the round of 16 game against Portugal.Coach Ante Cacic indicated the ...