The five-match ODI series is being played between India and Australia. India has achieved a 2-0 lead in the series. Now the third match of the series will be played in former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's hometown Ranchi. Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday turned host and driver for his Team as India team arrives in his hometown Ranchi.
After the team's arrival at the Ranchi airport, the former Indian captain took the driver's seat in his Hummer with other cricketers like Kedar Jadhav and Rishabh Pant joining him in the vehicle.
Later in the evening Dhoni and his wife Sakshi threw a dinner party for the. Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal who was present at the party posted a picture with the caption: "Thank you for last night @msdhoni bhai and @SaakshiSRawat bhabhi."
Dhoni has played three matches at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi and he has got the chance to bat on some occasions. In two innings, Dhoni scored 11 * against New Zealand at 10 * vs England on October 26, 2013, on 23 October 2013 respectively.
Absolute treat to bond with the boys over good food last night! . Thank you @msdhoni & @SaakshiSRawat bhabhi for making it special @imVkohli @RishabPant777 @yuzi_chahal pic.twitter.com/mL6lmq1O95— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) March 7, 2019
The third ODI against Australia can be Dhoni's last outing on his home ground so the Dhoni is excited for this opportunity. Fans are also excited to watch Dhoni on his home ground.
At Dhoni's dinner party, all Indian cricketers including team captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri arrived. In the Jharkhand State Cricket Association Stadium of Ranchi, the pavilion stand has been named after Dhoni. The Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) is also thinking about honoring its champion player.