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New Zealand Coach Responds To Tendulkar's "Next Two Games" Wish For Dhoni

MS Dhoni, nonetheless India’s wicketkeeper and captain when an aspect that includes Tendulkar gained the 2011 Global Cup ultimate, became 38 on Sunday.

“Want you a cheerful birthday @msdhoni! Have a really perfect 12 months. The entire best possible for the following two video games,” Tendulkar tweeted.

When requested what he considered Tendulkar’s phrases, New Zealand trainer Gary Stead was hoping that the India batting legend will move at the similar want to their participant.

“I am positive he would do this. I did not know that however expectantly now we have a ‘birthday’ arising and he needs one in all our guys it too,” Stead advised newshounds forward of New Zealand’s coaching consultation in Manchester.

India are but to play New Zealand within the Global Cup 2019 because the league tournament between the 2 international locations used to be deserted because of rain with out a ball being bowled. 

New Zealand completed fourth within the 10-team team level and handiest edged out Pakistan from a spot within the knockout phases on web run-rate.

Additionally they come into Tuesday’s tournament having misplaced their ultimate 3 video games — towards Pakistan, Australia and England.

However Stead, who noticed his aspect’s team tournament towards India in Nottingham on June 13 washed out with out a ball bowled, used to be unconcerned by means of the reality few gave New Zealand a lot of an opportunity.

“I’m hoping everybody thinks that. I am not spending numerous time being worried about what different persons are considering, whether or not we must be right here or now not,” he mentioned.

“India are a top quality crew. There is no doubt they have were given match-winners proper during their line-up.

“Optimistically you’ll be able to see what Kiwis are manufactured from available in the market as smartly, that ‘no die’ angle and I suppose rise up once we wish to.”

(With AFP inputs)

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