Today India A Vs England XI: Dhoni Quick Fifty Powers India To 304/4 | Full Review. After announcing his decision to quit the captaincy of India’s ODI and T20I teams, MS Dhoni is set to lead out an Indian team for one final time when he captains India A against England in the first warm-up game in Mumbai. Ahead of their limited-overs series against Virat Kohli’s men, England will be looking to make use of this outing to acclimatise to the conditions. The Cricket Club of India felicitated MS Dhoni for his contribution to Indian cricket ahead of the match. India will look to test all their key players ahead of the first ODI in Pune on January 15.
Though the gates opened at 12pm, an hour before the start, people started queuing up from 10am onwards. By the time England had bowled he first five overs, the north and east stands had filled up completely with entry being free for spectators. The west stand — partially under repair — was forced open due to pressure of the crowd waiting outside the ground. By the end of the first 10 overs, over 15,000 people had crammed in to watch the game.