ICC World Twenty20: Amit Mishra impresses MS Dhoni but place not guaranteed

Amit Mishra's 2/22 helped India beat Pakistan. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni however said choice between pace and spin would depend on dew, going forward in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.

updated: March 21, 2014 23:35 IST
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Mirpur: India's ploy of going with three spinners and two pacers worked perfectly as they thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan by seven wickets in their World T20 campaign opener on Friday. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni however said it would not be the norm and team combination would depend on match conditions. (Highlights)

Dhoni said whether to include an extra spinner or not could be decided after taking into account the dew factor.

"We will have to decide on team combination based on how much dew is there. Today there was a lot of dew even before the start of match. So we included an extra spinner," Dhoni said after the match.

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