MS Dhoni training hard at NCA ahead of T20I series against West Indies
by Sai Author
Published - Aug 17, 2016 10:27 am | Updated - Aug 17, 2016 10:32 am
Team India is all set to play the two-match T20I series against West Indies in the United States on August 27 & 28. MS Dhoni will lead the side, whereas, Virat Kohli will act as deputy for MS Dhoni in this series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on last Friday announced the Indian squad for the series.
However, the limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni was spotted training hard at National Cricket Academy, Bangalore ahead of the much anticipated series. The 35-year-old was also spotted signing autographs for his fans. One of his die-hard fans, Pranav Jain took to social media to reveal the news.
Recently, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced that it has appointed 27-year old all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite as the new skipper for the West Indies. The last time India played a T20I match against West Indies, the Caribbean side went on to win the game in the semi-finals of World T20 2016.
Indian T20 squad:
MS Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny
West Indies T20 squad:
Andre Fletcher, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite (C) , Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Johnson Charles, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine
Star Sports will telecast the series in India. Matches are scheduled to start from 19:30 IST on 27 & 28th August.
Here is the video of MS Dhoni signing autographs today morning: