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MS Dhoni's Calmness Is "Invaluable" For Team India, Says Ricky Ponting

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  • Mar 16, 2019;
MS Dhoni might not be at the helm but he continues to be an integral part of Virat Kohli's Team India's scheme of things in limited overs cricket. Former Australia captain and the current head coach of Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting, who is in India for the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), told NDTV that Team India still need MS Dhoni's calmness in pressure situations to win crucial One-day Internationals. India, after taking a 2-0 lead, lost the five-match ODI series 3-2 against Australia at home. Dhoni, who brought up a match-winning unbeaten partnership of 141 runs for the fifth wicket with Kedar Jadhav in Hyderabad, was rested for the last two ODIs. Ponting said that he missed MS Dhoni's calmness in those games and his presence might have made a difference for the hosts.