MS Dhoni demands better batting performance from Team India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the pitches in Auckland and Wellington were on the flatter side and that Indian batsmen should have made the most of their starts. In stead, the visitors lost the series 0-1.

updated: February 18, 2014 14:16 IST
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Wellington: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni put the blame on his batsmen and their lack of consistency as they wrapped up their tours of South Africa and New Zealand without a win on Tuesday. (Match report | Scorecard | Day 5 pics)

"Our bowling performance was really good. Still we can improve our batting," he said as India turned a match-winning situation into a draw in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington. (Related: India look for rare positives after horrid tour to New Zealand)

It gave New Zealand the two-Test series 1-0. South Africa also beat India 1-0 in December. (Also read: Drawn Wellington Test helps India maintain 2nd Test team rank)

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