Before the match, MS Dhoni made a surprise visit to the stadium even on the day when the Indian team players went to Ranchi. After that, he went to the dressing room of Team India and had a fun talk with the players. The captain spent a long time with Hardik, Ishan Kishan, Shivam Mavi and Washington Sundar.
The Indian team lost the first T20 match against New Zealand at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi. First in the bowling department and then in the batting, Team India was defeated by a margin of 21 runs. While Dhoni attended this match which was held at his own ground. He watched the match live with his wife Sakshi Singh. During the match, when Dhoni was seen on the screen, the whole stadium chanted Dhoni…Dhoni. In this episode, he also responded while fans were chanting Dhoni as Dhoni. He smiled and waved his hands in greeting. BCCI shared the video on their official Twitter account. This video is currently going viral on social media. While before the match, even on the day when the Indian team players went to Ranchi, MS Dhoni made a surprise visit to the stadium. After that, he went to the dressing room of Team India and had a fun talk with the players. The captain spent a long time with Hardik, Ishan Kishan, Shivam Mavi and Washington Sundar. While the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi is Dhoni’s home ground. He often practices batting here. Dhoni, who is the captain of the Chennai Super Kings team in the Indian Premier League, has started training for the 16th edition.
In the first T20 match on Friday, New Zealand scored 176 runs with the help of Devon Conway (52) and Derral Mitchell (59) half-centuries. Finn Allen scored 35 and Glenn Phillips scored 17 runs. Washington Sundar took 2 wickets for India, while Arshadeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav and Shivam each took a wicket. Team India came into the ring with a target of 177 runs and lost consecutive wickets. Captain Hardik Pandya (21) and Suryakumar Yadav (47) raised hopes but could not lead Team India to victory. All-rounder Washington Sundar scored 50 runs in 28 balls, but other batsmen did not contribute to him. In the end, India managed to score 155 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Team India is trailing 0-1 in the three T20 series. The second match between the two teams will be held on Sunday (January 29).
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