MS Dhoni gears up for first ODI vs New Zealand at Wankhede

first_imgMahendra Singh Dhoni’s famous six off Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Kulasekara at the Wankhede stadium that helped India lift the World Cup in 2011 is still fresh in the back of our minds.Dhoni is enjoying the form of his life since relinquishing the captaincy of the Indian team earlier this year. The wicketkeeper-batsman has been in top form this year scoring 648 runs at an average of 72.00 in ODIs.The 36-year-old returned to Mumbai for the first ODI of the three-match series against New Zealand starting on October 22 at the Wankhede stadium. The Indian team underwent their first practice session on Friday two days ahead of the first game.We are at the Wankhede Stadium and our preparations for the #INDvNZ have begun. pic.twitter.com/DoeBzcCXSc- BCCI (@BCCI) October 20, 2017Dhoni clobbered a huge six at the nets session to suggest that his hand and eye coordination is still in the best shape.”When @msdhoni hits a big one at the Wankhede Stadium, it invariably takes us back to that famous six in 2011,” BCCI tweeted a video.When @msdhoni hits a big one at the Wankhede Stadium, it invariably takes us back to that famous six in 2011. pic.twitter.com/UGZkvpHWJJ- BCCI (@BCCI) October 20, 2017Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun, too joined the Indian team at the scheduled training session on Friday even as Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and Axar Patel prepared for a tough series against New Zealand.last_img

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