Australia series will prepare Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s India for World T20.
Melbourne: The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Indian cricket team reached Australia on Wednesday for the limited-overs series, starting January 12. (Dhoni Says Australia Tour Opportunity for India Youngsters to Prove Themselves)
Premier batsman Virat Kohli, who received the Polly Umrigar Trophy as the Cricketer of the Year in the BCCI awards that happened last night, tweeted his arrival in Australia.
“Touch Down Australia. Great place to start 2016. Absolutely love the vibe here. #PositiveVibes,” Kohli wrote on his twitter handle.
Touch Down Australia. Great place to start 2016. Absolutely love the vibe here. #PositiveVibespic.twitter.com/bmgf1PAUSi
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 6, 2016
It will be a crucial series for the Men in Blue as they prepare for the T20 World Cup in March-April. (Dhoni Mum on Retirement Plans, Says Focus on World T20)
India will play five ODIs and three T20 Internationals in the month-long tour. (Bowling Fast Remains Priority for Umesh Yadav)