HindustanTimes Fri,28 Aug 2015

India VS Pakistan 2012: News

Dhoni retained skipper for Pak series, Yuvraj returns to ODI fold

Under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni today retained captaincy while all-rounder Yuvraj Singh returned to India's ODI team for the first time since last year's World Cup triumph after he was picked in the 15-member squad for the upcoming series against Pakistan.

Yuvi returns to ODI fold, Bengal's Shami makes first cut

On a day when Sachin Tendulkar caught the nation by surprise by announcing his retirement from one-day cricket, the selectors rung in changes for the three ODIs against Pakistan, starting December 30. HT reports.

Watching the Yuvi show was special

The wicket at Motera was an absolute beauty. It has always been a high-scoring venue and the ground staff had prepared a belter. The huge total India put on the board put enormous pressure on Pakistan. Sourav Ganguly writes. Sourav says

Pakistan need to have a plan to use the tall Irfan

Pakistan T20 captain Hafeez can surely hold his head high for the way his team performed in the two matches, and ODI skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has a lot of positives to carry forward. Inzamam ul-Haq writes.