New Zealand vs India: Furious MS Dhoni urges Indian pacers to 'use their heads'

The only consistency shown by Indian pacers was in bowling short and wide against New Zealand - a weakness MS Dhoni feels cost his side heavily against New Zealand.

updated: January 28, 2014 23:31 IST
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Hamilton: A dejected India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday, held the poor performance of his pacers responsible for the visitors' humiliating 0-3 ODI series loss against New Zealand.

Trailing 0-2, India lost the fourth ODI by seven wickets against New Zealand here on Tuesday to slump to their second consecutive series defeat overseas. (4th ODI scorecard)

"Frankly, our bowling was quite disappointing. This was a kind of wicket where one thing you don't want to do is to bowl short and wide. I think we consistently did that with the new ball and the older ball. We often complain about the five fielders outside the circle, but when you bowl short and wide it doesn't matter. I think the fast bowlers gave away too many runs. Talking about spinners, they bowled well and hit the right areas," Dhoni said at the post-match presentation ceremony. (Highlights)

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