Champions Trophy 2013: MS Dhoni says new rules will force teams to change approach

Before leaving India, Dhoni had stressed the need for playing with five specialist bowlers and reiterated it once again.

updated: June 05, 2013 20:09 IST
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Cardiff: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni reckons that the newly introduced ODI rules will bring about a "change in the approach" among most of the teams as batsmen may not go after the bowling in the initial overs.

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"Most of the teams, I think, they'll have a bit of change in their approach. They'll try to keep their wickets intact in the first 10 (overs) as the new ball might do a bit," Dhoni told reporters on the eve of India's openiung group league game of the Champions Trophy against South Africa.

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