‘Dhoni, Dhoni’: Wankhede crowd misses ‘the finisher’ MS Dhoni as India lose to Australia
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: January 15, 2020 10:29:37 am


MS Dhoni’s final match towards Australia was remembered as India misplaced 1st ODI in Wankhede (Source: Twitter)

The begin of the ODI collection between India and Australia didn’t go within the favour of the hosts as the men in blue lost the first ODI by 10 wickets at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Tuesday. Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch each hit centuries as Australia scored 258 with out loss in 37.four overs in reply to India’s 255 all out.

Virat Kohli’s decision to drop himself down to the number four position backfired within the collection opener on Tuesday, prompting the Indian skipper to say that he may need to ‘rethink’ his plans going into the second ODI in Rajkot.

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While Kohli, who acquired criticism on-line, instructed followers to not panic over the batting place, ‘Dhoni’ began trending on Twitter. The wicketkeeper’s absence may even be felt contained in the Wankhede stadium as the crowd broke into chants when KL Rahul missed a easy catch.

Interestingly, India final received a match at this venue manner again in 2011. Back then, Dhoni was the captain of the Indian aspect which defeated England by six wickets. Prior to this, India and Australia have met thrice at this venue with India rising victorious in only one.

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The method of India’s defeat, which got here after dominating limited-overs collection wins towards West Indies and Sri Lanka, has left the hosts with lots to ponder forward of the second sport in Rajkot on Friday. It was additionally India’s fourth straight loss towards the Aussies at dwelling.

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