Indian skipper was rested for the last two ODIs as well as T20Is against New Zealand so that his hectic workload can be managed in a better way especially keeping the upcoming World Cup in mind, which isn’t too far away.
MS Dhoni, who is nursing a hamstring injury for the past few days, has also missed the last two ODIs. After India’s poor show at Seddon Park, fans went on a meme-spree.
Here are a few of them:
— mk yadav (@m_kumarind) 31 January 2019
— Harsh Popat (@iHarshPopat) 31 January 2019
In the absence of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, New Zealand roll India over to win by 8 wickets and win their first game of the ODI series.
?? – 92 all out (30.5 Ovs)
?? – 93/2 (14.4 Ovs)#NZvIND
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) 31 January 2019
A team without Dhoni and Kohli. #INDvsNZ
— Sammy? (@Sdea2016) 31 January 2019
— # Shivansh Tripathi (@ShivanshTri11) 31 January 2019
— N I T I N (@theNitinWalke) 31 January 2019
— Sourabh Sharma (@Sourabh335702) 31 January 2019