Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni Unveil Indian Cricket Team’s New Jersey for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and Australia ODI Series
India's new ODI kit (Photo Credits: @chetannarula/Twitter)

Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and other Indian cricket team members from men’s and women’s team unveiled India’s new One-Day International (ODI) jersey. The new kit will be donned by the men’s team during the ongoing five-match ODI series against Australia and upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which starts in May. The jersey was launched by Indian cricket’s kit sponsor and sporting apparel giants Nike. India vs Australia Live Cricket Score 1st ODI.

Apart from Kohli and Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues were also present during an event held for unveiling the new jersey. Former Indian captain Dhoni rejecting on what Indian jersey reminds him of he said, "It always reminds me of the great legacy that we have got. It's not only that. Playing each and every bilateral series, reaching No 1 across formats, all these are motivational stuff."

One of the greatest to ever donned the India Blues, Dhoni spoke with a lot of reverence about how the seeds of the present were sown back in 1983 when Kapil Dev lifted the World Cup. Live Cricket Streaming of India vs Australia, 1st ODI 2019 on Hotstar: Check Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast IND vs AUS 1st ODI on Star Sports & Online.

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Ajinkya Rahane also tweeted about the new jersey

"It feels good to always get into past a bit. During first World Cup in 1983, we were very young. Later, saw videos of how everyone celebrated. In 2007, we won World T20. So we are good at it (World titles). It's good that we carried that legacy forward and hand it over to the future generations," the eldest statesman of Team India said.

"Hopefully, the (new) jersey becomes a part of lot of World Cups but it is the consistency that we are really proud of," Dhoni added.

Kohli had a message for all aspiring India stars. "There is a certain importance and pride attached to this jersey. Everyone needs to realise that. You have to strive for excellence and show that you are obsessed to win every minute of the game. That's how you get that jersey," said Kohli.

(Inputs PTI)