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World T20 2022: Can Rohit's Team India repeat the Dhoni magic of 2007

The business end of the championship starts today with the Super 12 stage

Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma with head coach Rahul Dravid and teammates during a practice session in Australia. PTI Photo
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Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma with head coach Rahul Dravid and teammates during a practice session in Australia. PTI Photo

Krishnaraj Singh Jasana New Delhi
Once upon a time M S Dhoni was known for his iconic hairstyles as much as his unconventional cricketing techniques; Pervez Musharraf was Pakistan’s president (who had advised Dhoni to keep his golden-streaked locks); and the ‘great recession’ of 2008 was still months away. It was sometime in that era – September 24, 2007, to be precise – India last won the Men’s T20 World Cup, the inaugural flagship event of the International Cricket Council (ICC).    

A lot has changed since then: Dhoni has retired from international cricket; Pakistan has seen several leadership changes; and the world is staring

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First Published: Oct 21 2022 | 9:03 PM IST

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