India vs Australia 2019 3rd ODI: To stay in sync with the modern demands of the game, Team India cricketers leave no stone unturned to put their mind, body, and soul fit and prepared for the big tasks. The fitness culture has become a habit of the new-age Indian outfit and also a quintessential component of the contemporary sport. Every player puts a lot of concerted effort to stay upto the mark. As India gear up for their next challenge versus Australia in the 3rd match of the series in Ranchi, local boy MS Dhoni and his wife – Sakshi hosted Indian cricket team for dinner at their plush residence on Wednesday.

Kohli & Co already lead the five-match ODI rubber against Australia by 2-0 after registering fine victories in Hyderabad and Nagpur. As Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan shared photos from the gala dinner night, Rishabh Pant pointed out that their fitness levels would be ruined after having sumptous dinner at Thala’s house in Ranchi. Pant shared a picture and wrote, “Bhabhiji ruining our fitness levels. Super fun evening with fam-jam”.

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On the eve of the 3rd ODI against Australia, the Indian players wore their game face as they hit the nets on Thursday after what looked like a fun dinner. Local hero Dhoni was seen leading the the men in blue, he was also seen practicing some of his trademark strokes at the nets.

Joining Dhoni for practice, were the likes of Pant, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvnesh Kumar, among others. Pant would be hoping to get a game in the current series, which stands 2-0 in favour of the hosts, having the won the having won the first match by 6 wickets (in Bengaluru) and the second by 8 runs (in Nagpur).

At the at the JSCA International Stadium, Dhoni has played a total of three ODIs – in which India have won one, lost one and rain forced play to be abandoned in the third game.