The Shillong Times – Ranchi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, probably playing for the final time at his home ground, will be the cynosure of all eyes when India take on Australia in the third of five ODIs, aiming to take an unassailable 3-0 lead here on Friday.

Summary

  • Ranchi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, probably playing for the final time at his home ground, will be the cynosure of all eyes when India take on Australia in the third of five ODIs, aiming to take an unassailable 3-0 lead here on Friday.
  • Dhoni, who along with wife Sakshi, hosted the Indian team for dinner on Wednesday evening, has been the toast of the state ever since he made his ODI debut way back in 2004.
  • In the last three ties, India have won one, lost one and rain washed the third match.
  • Dhoni has already collected 301 runs from just eight matches at a staggering average of 100.33 in the ongoing season ahead of the World Cup.
  • Talking about the visitors, it was their match to win in the last game and the lack of character shown would worry the team management.


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