- Kohli and company are busy preparing for the match against Pakistan
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni appointed as mentor by BCCI for T20 World Cup
- Teams of India and Pakistan will clash in the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday
The Indian cricket team is currently preparing for the great match against Pakistan (IND vs PAK T20 World Cup Match). The cricket teams of India and Pakistan will face each other in their first match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Before this high voltage match, the Indian team sweated heavily on Friday. Team India’s batsmen were given throw down practice by mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni throwdown specialist). Some pictures of Dhoni’s throw down practice session have been shared by BCCI on its official Twitter handle.
Sharing these pictures, BCCI wrote the caption, ‘Revealed! Team India’s new throw down specialist!!!’ Dhoni has been appointed by the BCCI as the mentor of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup.
Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India won the T20 World Cup in 2007
Earlier in the practice match against England, Dhoni was seen teaching wicketkeeping tricks to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant outside the ground. The Indian team won the first edition of the T20 World Cup in the year 2007. At that time, under the captaincy of Dhoni, Team India won the title in South Africa.
Teams of Namibia and Scotland reached India’s group
After this, India was the finalist in the year 2014. Team India currently has teams from Afghanistan, New Zealand, Scotland and Namibia besides Pakistan. Namibia created history by making it to the Super 12s through the qualifiers. Namibia qualified by defeating Ireland.