Dharamsala, Oct 13: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Indian team-mates arrived here in Dharamsala on Thursday (October 13) to play the 1st One Day Internatioanl against New Zealand.
Ind-NZ series schedule; Ind ODI squad
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted a picture of Dhoni and other team members, coach Anil Kumble after they arrived in Dharamsala.
"Look who is back! Captain Cool @msdhoni is back with the boys as Team India arrive in Dharamsala for the ODI series. #IndvNZ," BCCI tweeted with 3 pictures.
India and New Zealand will face off in a 5-match ODI series starting in Dharamsala on Sunday (October 16). The hosts completed a 3-0 whitewash against the Kiwis in the Test rubber.
Test skipper Virat Kohli took a couple of days break after the Test matches and went home. He joined his team-mates and he too arrived in Dharamsala.
India will be without their middle order batsman Suresh Raina, who is ruled out of the the series opener due to viral fever. There will not be any replacement player for Raina.