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We underestimated Australia: Dhoni

Sydney: Caught on the wrong foot in the last ODI, Team India skipper MS Dhoni has admitted that they  underestimated Australia and now would be more careful about their  opponents which has number of newcomers.Australia,

India TV Sports Desk India TV Sports Desk Updated on: October 15, 2013 11:46 IST
we underestimated australia dhoni
we underestimated australia dhoni

Sydney: Caught on the wrong foot in the last ODI, Team India skipper MS Dhoni has admitted that they  underestimated Australia and now would be more careful about their  opponents which has number of newcomers.






Australia, playing without their skipper Michael Clarke, who is down with back problem, a new look Australia humiliated much hyped India in the first one-day international (ODI) in Pune on Sunday.

Though Australia began the series with a loss in the sole Twenty20 game with India, but soon recovered to beat the hosts by beating them by 72 runs in the opening ODI fixture.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Dhoni said that the `underdog` tag given to George Bailey`s men is `fanciful`, adding that his side would never underestimate any team.

Stating that it is necessary to see what the conditions are like, where a team is playing and which conditions are suitable for that team, Dhoni further said that in that manner, a team can have advantage over its opponents, adding that he feels that Australia executed their plans well in the first ODI.

The second ODI is scheduled to take place in Jaipur on Wednesday, the report added.

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