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T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni gives throwdown to batsmen as Team India prepares for Pakistan’s match. see photos



T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni gives a throwdown during a training session.© Twitter

Former captain and legendary wicketkeeper MS Dhoni provided a throwdown to India’s batsmen ahead of their opening match in the ongoing T20 World Cup on Friday. India will take on Pakistan in their opening game of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Ahead of the match, Team India is sweating it out in the nets and making sure they leave no stone unturned for the opening clash. Dhoni has been appointed as the mentor of the team for the T20 World Cup and the former captain was seen throwing throwdowns in the nets on Friday.

BCCI tweeted, “Latest throwdown expert from TeamIndia revealed! @msdhoni|#T20WorldCup.”

Given his experience as a former captain, Dhoni’s role will be crucial for Team India. Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar feels the CSK captain will help the players in the changing room but he has to do the actual work in the middle.

Speaking to Aaj Tak, he said, “Maybe talking to the batsmen and bowlers during the time-out, so it is a good move to appoint Dhoni, but Dhoni will be in the change room and it is the players who get the real deal.” have to work.” Middle. How they handle the pressure will determine what the outcome will be”.

India, champions in the inaugural edition played in South Africa in 2007 and the final in 2014, will also feature Afghanistan, New Zealand in Group 2.


Meanwhile, in the qualifiers, Namibia created history by defeating Ireland on Friday to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 stage in their first appearance in the tournament.

Namibia completed Ireland’s eight-wicket chase of 125 as captain Gerhard Erasmus’ half-century and David Wiese’s pyrotechnics gave Namibia an impressive eight-wicket victory.

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