Was having sandwich when Dhoni said 'pad-up': Suresh Raina on strategy that changed 2015 World Cup match against Pakistan
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India, May 23 -- Among many India vs Pakistan matches in ODI World Cups - 7 to be exact - people won't blame you if you failed to recall much about the contest between the two sides in the 2015 World Cup apart from a masterful hundred by Virat Kohli. India won that group stage match comfortably by 76 runs and there was hardly any contest worth remembering. But there was a superb innings from Suresh Raina, which somehow went unnoticed due to Kohli's 107. Recalling that innings after five years, Raina said half the credit for that knock goes to then captain MS Dhoni as he had decided to promote him to bat at No.4 for that match.
Ajinkya Rahane was India's designated No.4 in the World Cup, while Raina was largely batting at No.5. But not in...
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