Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

MS Dhoni says India not worried about facing fast bowling on New Zealand tour

MS Dhoni © AFP
MS Dhoni said it’s important for the bowlers to maintain accuracy © AFP

 

Jan 14, 2014

 

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said New Zealand pacer Adam Milne touching the 150 kmph mark will not worry the tourists, as the tourists gear up to take on the Kiwis in a five-match One-Day International series starting Sunday.

 

Dhoni was quoted as saying by Radio Sport, “When we were in South Africa we faced quite a few bowlers who were bowling quick. It’s not only about bowling quick. What I realised is yes, you may be quick, but at the same time you have to bowl the right length.”

 

Dhoni said it is important to hit the right length and be more accurate, even if one has to cut down the pace a little bit.

 

He said, “Given the chance you will bowl five kilometres less when it comes to pace and you’ll be 50 per cent more accurate.”

 

“I think each and every fast bowler will say I would bowl five kilometres per hour less than what I bowl,” Dhoni added.

 

The Indian captain praised New Zealand batting sensation Corey Anderson, who smashed the fastest century in ODI cricket, during the third ODI against the West Indies at Queenstown.

 

Dhoni said a player needs one great innings to start becoming a great of the game, adding that every single cricketer begin from zero and it is up to them to build reputation.

 

 

 

 

 

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 21, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 22, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 17, 2014  at Sharjah

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 16, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 41 runs

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Australia Women won by 6 wkts

Photos

Delhi vs Bangalore match 2, IPL 2014 at Sharjah

Videos

Video Highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders wickets

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) Live Cricket Score IPL 2014: Zaheer Khan gets Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh

BCCI members to attend crucial meeting

Pakistan Cricket Board bring out strict eligibility rules for appointing coaches

Peter Moores set to become England coach

IPL 2014: Anjinkya Rahane says he was confident of overhauling Sunrisers Hyderabad’s target

BCCI Chennai Super Kings Delhi Daredevils India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders Lasith Malinga MS Dhoni Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Royal Challengers Bangalore Virat Kohli

Live Cricket Score IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) match 6 of IPL 7 at Dubai

Royal Challengers Bangalore restrict Mumbai Indians to lowly 115/9 in IPL 2014

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), IPL 2014: Mumbai’s progress slowed down by Bangalore

IPL: Eoin Morgan credits tournament for longevtiy

IPL 2014: Wasim Akram hails Kolkata Knight Riders bowling

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: His words found their way even into the cricket world

Brendon Kuruppu scores the slowest double-hundred of all time

IPL 2014: Rajasthan Royals’ team composition vital for success

Kings XI Punjab’s local talent gives them an added dimension in IPL 2014

Former Australia PM Robert Menzies used cricket to win a case as a lawyer

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

1 Posts | 0 Fans

Glenn Maxwell's 95, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2014 Video Highlights

LinkedIn’s user base crosses 300 million mark

11 possible causes of coughing up blood

Aditya Roy Kapur to play chef to impress Parineeti Chopra!

Live Cricket Score IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) match 6 of IPL 7 at Dubai

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: His words found their way even into the cricket world

Sidharth Malhotra needs a break!

Arun Jaitley criticises Robert Vadra over rise in real estate business

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Narendra Modi dares Rahul to a face-off

Also on cricketcountry.com