Well, for most of the supporters of MS Dhoni, the upcoming World Cup is a turning point in the glorious career graph of MS Dhoni. The India skipper for the ODI and T-20, Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said his team will look for every opportunity to start their title defense at the World Cup beginning next month. He said “We would definitely like to repeat our performance from 2011. But the change in conditions will be a factor and we will have to play accordingly.”
He elaborated further “The Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of the best venues in world cricket, irrespective of the format. We will aim to do better than we have done in ODI format over the last couple of years and hopefully we will be back to play the World Cup final on March 29.”
Starting with the tri-series, involving India and England, followed by the 2015 World Cup ,the extravaganza for the ODI format of the game is going to last for about 2 months which would provide a thrill of neck to neck fight.
India’s first tri-series match is scheduled on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Australia. However the Team India will start their World Cup campaign on February 15 in Adelaide when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their first Pool B encounter. This event is likely to be the most watched match of the season.
Underlining the worth of being part of the national squad he added “Irrespective of what sport you play, it is always a blessing to represent India on the international stage. Cricket is a little tougher back home and only a few people get to wear these colours. So it is good to be here and donning this jersey again.”