Indian captain MS Dhoni is excited to lead the team in the historic Test at Lord’s – Cricket News Update

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Indian captain MS Dhoni is excited to lead the team in the historic Test at Lord’s – Cricket News Update is thrilled to be leading the Indian team in the momentous Test match at Lord’s. The first match of the Test series between Indian and England will be played at Lord’s from July 21, 2011.
This fixture has its significance for both the teams as it is the 100th time, the two strong Test nations will be taking each other head-on. It will be the 2000th Test match in the history of cricket world.
The Indian captain called himself fortunate for getting this opportunity and being the team leader for such a memorable and historic event.
Dhoni was speaking to the BCCI in an exclusive interview, where he also stated that this series is the most anticipated series of the season and the captain is equally eager to be a part of it. He deems it as a big boost to his career and something that
he will always cherish.
The 30-year-old ‘Mahi’ added that he is privileged and his team is fortunate to be a part of history. Indian fans in England and across the globe are anxiously waiting for the commencement of this event.
They crazy cricket fans have gathered in large numbers to support their teams and according to Lord’s stats, 22500 Indians will be present in the stadium, whose total capacity accommodates up to 28000 spectators. This reveals that India will be having more
support than the host team will have on its home-ground.
The 1st test of the series is also important for India’s legendary batsman, Tendulkar’s career. is just one step away from his 100th International century and may accomplish this record at the 197-year-old cricket ground.
The right-handed legendary batsman has never scored a triple figure at Lord’s, and if he manages to score his 100th at this venue, it will also earn him yet another record.
Cricket analysts have not declared any team favourite because both the teams have their own strengths and weaknesses. and England both have remained successful in the recent contests they have appeared in.
The English team had won Ashes’ series 2010-11 and after that remained victorious against on their home soil, which also improved their position in ICC’s rankings.
On the other hand, Indians have remained triumphant after the historical World Cup 2011 victory. They also beat the host team in their tour to
Both the sides are geared up for the hyped clash and it remains to be seen which team will triumph.



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