Mumbai: The clash between India and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain without a single ball being bowled. But the fans at least something to cheer when India's Head coach Ravi Shastri came to the balcony and displayed MS Dhoni's No. 7 jersey to them.
According to reports, many fans were waiting under the balcony of the Indian dressing room and were shouting Dhoni's name. That's when Shastri displayed the jersey to rejoice the fans who were disappointed due to abandonment of the match.
Fans were waiting under the balcony of the Indian dressing room were shouting "Dhoni, Dhoni" at Trent Bridge.— Vidhu! (@Vidyadhar_R) June 14, 2019
Indian Head coach and former cricketer Ravi Shastri came to the dressing room balcony and displayed Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s No.7 jersey to the fans #MSDhoni #DhoniAtCWC19 pic.twitter.com/RxWozypgTH
Both India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after the washout. This was the fourth match that was abandoned in the ongoing World Cup 2019.
New Zealand are at the top of the table with seven points while India are sitting third with five points.
India is currently positioned at the third place in the standings of ICC Men's Cricket World Cup and the team next takes on arch-rivals Pakistan. Kohli said playing against Pakistan is a marquee event and the game brings out the best in everyone....