Hyderabad: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team was looking to start in a positive mode the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which begins here Thursday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal.
"We have not played a Test for six to seven months. So, it is important to get into the groove. We look to get our basics right," Dhoni said.
The captain said the team would focus on winning the small areas.