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WATCH: MS Dhoni, Wife Sakshi Spotted in Ranchi Stadium for India vs New Zealand 1st T20I | Cricket News

WATCH: MS Dhoni, Spouse Sakshi Noticed in Ranchi Stadium for India vs New Zealand 1st T20I | Cricket Information

Former India captain MS Dhoni was noticed on the JSCA Worldwide Stadium Advanced in Ranchi in the course of the India vs New Zealand 1st T20I on Friday (January 27). Dhoni and his spouse Sakshi had been current on the stadium supporting the Males in Blue at their residence venue. The image of the legendary Indian cricketer standing in the course of the nationwide anthem goes viral on the web.

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MS Dhoni and his spouse Sakshi have attended the match.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) January 27, 2023

India captain Hardik Pandya gained the toss and elected to bowl first towards New Zealand within the first T20I of the three-match collection on the JSCA Worldwide Stadium in Ranchi, right here on Friday.

“Seems like an excellent observe. The rationale behind the choice to bowl first is that the bottom goes to get fairly moist, I can see some dew now itself. Simply go on the market and play the most effective cricket we all know.”

“It`s a younger facet, everybody`s able to go. We’ll give attention to taking part in good cricket. Taking part in the ODIs earlier than T20Is makes it straightforward to move on. For lots of them it’s an expertise simply being within the workforce. Yuzi (Yuzvendra Chahal), Mukesh (Kumar), Jitesh (Sharma) and Prithvi (Shaw) miss out,” Hardik stated on the toss.

However, left-arm spin all-rounder Mitchell Santner is taking on the New Zealand captaincy from Tom Latham in T20Is as guests seek for their first win on the tour after being crushed 3-0 within the ODI collection.

“There`s no expertise like taking part in India at their residence. Could be a problem for a few of the new guys. It might have been good to bowl first however we are going to attempt to put some runs on the board. Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls are carried out. Ish Sodhi is again in, and Mark Chapman as nicely,” stated Santner.

Within the pitch report, it was famous by commentators Ajit Agarkar and Danny Morrison that the observe in Ranchi is difficult with an excellent protecting of the grass and opined that the ball might skid on, with somewhat little bit of assist with the brand new ball for the bowlers.

Taking part in XIs:

India: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (captain), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh

New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wicketkeeper), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (captain), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson and Blair Tickner

(With IANS inputs)