The India vs New Zealand match at Trent Bridge was washed out as a result of rain.
Indian followers have been desirous to see the workforce finishing a hat-trick of wins on the ICC World Cup 2019 at Trent Bridge on Thursday the place they have been imagined to tackle New Zealand. Nevertheless, persistent downpour didn’t even permit the toss to occur and the sport was finally referred to as off, leaving the cricket-lovers disenchanted. It was the primary washed-out recreation on this World Cup that featured India and the fourth total.
After this inconclusive recreation, India have 5 factors from three video games whereas New Zealand have seven from 4. The Black Caps are on the prime of the factors desk now whereas Virat Kohli‘s males are within the third place. The followers have been hoping to see the Indian stars in motion however the climate gods left them pissed off. Nevertheless, that they had one thing to cheer about when India’s head coach Ravi Shastri got here out within the balcony of the dressing room and displayed jersey No.7 to the followers.
Jersey No.7 belongs to MS Dhoni and Shastri did that after the followers chanted “Dhoni, Dhoni” from underneath the balcony of the Indian dressing room. MS Dhoni, 37, is enjoying in his fourth and closing World Cup and has made some impression in each the video games that India have performed up to now. Whereas he gave Rohit Sharma a key partnership with 34 off 46 within the match towards South Africa in Southampton, he chipped in with a 14-ball 27 to speed up within the Indian innings in the direction of the top.
On Sunday, Dhoni will likely be one in every of India’s key members within the large fixture towards Pakistan in Manchester. He was the captain of the Indian aspect that had taken on Pakistan within the final two World Cups (2011 and 2015) and gained on each events. Other than him, present captain, Virat Kohli is the one different participant within the present workforce who had performed in each these video games.
Dhoni not too long ago had a significant controversy when his maintaining gloves bearing a military insignia got here underneath the scanner of the Worldwide Cricket Council which requested the Indian cricket board to get it eliminated because it didn’t comply to its guidelines.