Mitchell Santner all set to use learnings from MS Dhoni in Ranchi
By SMCS - Jan 27, 2023 12:25 pm
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Veteran New Zealand player Mitchell Santner hopes to use learnings from MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming as he is all set to lead New Zealand against India in the T20I series. Santner who has played for the Chennai Super Kings side spoke about the experience of playing under the legends and referred to it as a really cool experience.

Mitchell Santner

“If you look at both of them (Dhoni and Fleming), they’re both very calm and very level-headed, which I like as I feel I’m similar in that respect. To work under and alongside MS (Dhoni) has been a pretty cool experience for a few years now,” Mitchell Santner said ahead of the 1st T20I at Ranchi. “I guess it’s nice to be back at his home ground as well. And Flem (Fleming) — he’s the same, very level-headed and keeps it pretty relaxed and that’s what we try to do in this set-up as well.”

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Mitchell Santner and MS Dhoni

However, New Zealand were slammed in the ODI series by Rohit Sharma’s side, however, Santner said that he will be looking to use the learnings from the recently concluded series.

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“I guess trying to bank those experiences from that series…yes, we obviously lost 3-0, but we showed glimpses in games that we want to take forward in this series,” further added Mitchell Santner.