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INDIA SAW WORSE THAN THIS: DHONI

INDIA SAW WORSE THAN THIS: DHONI

MS Dhoni belives that his team saw worse faces than the present situation

 

 

Indian limited overs captain is not at all happy with the statement of West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite’s statement that Indian team was unable to show improvements in the last game. Dhoni replying for this, said that his team faced worst than this.

 

"What the umpires told us was that there was not adequate equipment over here and the condition of it (ground) was quite bad, so because the conditions wouldn't improve we won't be able to play a game. That's a call that the match officials have to make. I've played close to 10 years of international cricket and frankly I've played under worse conditions.”

"If I remember in 2011, the whole ODI series that we played in England, it was literally playing under the rain. Ultimately the umpires decide, so they decide you play, we play. If they say okay it was unfit for play, it was unfit for play," added the limited overs Indian skipper.

 "It was on this [west] side where me and Bravo were standing but it was far away from all the run-ups of the bowlers. There is no Shoaib Akhtar in their team so I don't think it was a big concern."

"I don't think the wicket changed a lot. It is same as the last wicket. It is the exposure that they had in the last game, it gave them the ability to go back and think about their own game plan and often when there is no break between two matches, it actually helps the bowlers to quickly go back and plan.” concluded Dhoni.

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TEST

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 India 35 4016 115
2 South Africa 33 3712 106
3 Australia 33 3499 106
4 England 45 4722 105
5 New Zealand 23 2354 102
6 Sri Lanka 38 3668 97
7 Pakistan 21 1853 88
8 West Indies 29 2235 77
9 Bangladesh 19 1268 67
10 Zimbabwe 8 12 2

ODI

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 England 51 6470 127
2 India 49 5973 122
3 New Zealand 41 4602 112
4 South Africa 39 4275 110
5 Pakistan 38 3915 103
6 Australia 37 3699 100
7 Bangladesh 28 2607 93
8 Sri Lanka 50 3872 77
9 West Indies 32 2217 69
10 Afghanistan 32 2053 64
11 Zimbabwe 37 2021 55

T20

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 Pakistan 30 3972 132
2 India 37 4601 124
2 Australia 21 2570 122
4 England 21 2448 117
5 New Zealand 22 2542 116
6 South Africa 19 2093 110
7 West Indies 21 2219 106
8 Afghanistan 27 2490 92
9 Sri Lanka 28 2451 88
10 Bangladesh 27 2066 77