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Dhoni lauds Team India, says we are the top fielding side
IANS
Birmingham, June 16, 2013
First Published: 08:45 IST(16/6/2013)
Last Updated: 09:13 IST(16/6/2013)

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday lauded his team's fielding performance against Pakistan saying that they are currently the world's top fielding side.

"The whole team is doing really well in all the three departments. We are the top fielding side in world cricket as of now; we need to keep the intensity up," said Dhoni after India beat their arch-rivals by eight wickets in Birmingham at Edgbaston to finish top of Group B.

India had caused two outstanding run-outs of Pakistani batsmen during the match.

The wicket-keeper batsmen also lauded swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the presentation ceremony.

"Bhuvneshwar bowls in very good areas and can swing the ball. He's someone who has given us the early breakthroughs. (It is) good to see him bowl well."

India will take on the second placed team in Group A in the semifinal at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff June 20.


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fixtures

Match Date Time Match Details Venue
1st 06-06-2013 3:15PM IND vs SA Cardiff
2nd 07-06-2013 3:15PM WI vs PAK London
3rd 08-06-2013 3:15PM ENG vs AUS Birmingham
4th 09-06-2013 3:15PM SL vs NZ Cardiff
5th 10-06-2013 6:30PM PAK vs SA Birmingham
6th 11-06-2013 3:15PM IND vs WI London
7th 12-06-2013 6:30PM AUS vs NZ Birmingham
8th 13-06-2013 6:30PM ENG vs SL London
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