Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes, who has been a detailed observer of Indian cricket due to his time with the Mumbai Indians within the IPL and as a mentor within the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), was a kind of who was watching the primary ODI between India and New Zealand and concurrently offering insights through his Twitter commentary.
He was fast to applaud the “pumped up” ambiance on the Wankhede stadium. Furthermore, for a terrific fielder like Jonty Rhodes, the brilliance of MS Dhoni behind the stumps was a deal with to the eyes.
Impressed by Dhoni, the 48-year-old tweeted, “ms dhoni nonetheless sharp behind the stumps #strongsolong”. If that assortment of a ball by Dhoni is spectacular for a person like Jonty, then it could be the hardest one for Dhoni as properly.
Reward for Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli was at his very best in his 200th ODI match and Jonty couldn’t assist however bathe reward on the Indian skipper. Kohli was the lone warrior for nearly all a part of the primary innings as he racked up 121 runs. The 2 featured collectively for the All Hearts FC within the Movie star Classico soccer match final week.
Jonty tweeted a number of occasions throughout completely different levels of the match expressing his ideas about Kohli.
Particular ODI; particular achievement; particular participant; #notjustafinisher @imVkohli
— Jonty Rhodes
Noticed ability of @imVkohli on soccer discipline final week; want to see him on the tennis court docket, after that double-handed whip throughout court docket
Nice leaders take accountability @imVkohli #topeffort #INDvNZ
Don’t fear @imVkohli I additionally misplaced my 200th ODI Effectively performed NZ; didn’t suppose they’d be capable to rating that with ease #partnershipskey