Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Visakhapatnam News
Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his arrival on big stage at this particular venue with a magnificent 148 against Pakistan back in 2005 and the pitch at the Dr YSR Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium again promises of run-feast when India take on New Zealand in the first T20 International.
Virat Kohli smashed a robust 117 to power India to a five-wicket win over the West Indies in the second one-day international on Friday despite Ravi Rampaul's record tail-end knock.
As the tour moves to the YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, the contest between the teams - which seemed rather predictable to begin with - has acquired a more exciting taste following a couple of manic finishes in the lead-up to this game.