Dhoni showed in World Cup that he still has a lot of cricket left in him: Edulji

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New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) BCCI acting President CK Khanna and COA member Diana Edulji on Thursday lauded India's performance in the World Cup following the team's heartbreaking loss against New Zealand in the semifinals.

India, who had topped the league stage, did not play their potential in the knock-out game to lose by 18 runs.

"The team played well. It was just unfortunate that the game went into the second day. Three early wickets put the team on the backfoot completely. Then it was a great recovery from Jadeja and Dhoni. It was a case of so close but yet so far. Hats off to Jadeja and Dhoni for the way they played," Edulji told PTI.

Chasing a modest target of 240, the Indian top order suffered a stunning batting collapse to leave the team reeling at 24 for four. Ravindra Jadeja (77) and MS Dhoni's (50) seventh-wicket partnership put India back in the game but the latter's run-out tilted the match in New Zealand's favour...