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'When you compete against Australia, you gain more experience'

January 13, 2016 12:45 IST

India's ODI and T20 captain MS Dhoni

IMAGE: India's ODI and T20 captain MS Dhoni. Photograph: Reuters

India's limited overs captain MS Dhoni is satisfied that India will play three T20 Internationals Down Under.

Talking about upcoming World T20s, Dhoni said it is what was required as they start their preparations for the marquee event.

"Australia is a competitive side. When you compete against Australia, you always gain more experience. And with a few youngsters around, it will be interesting to see them perform," he said. 

"It's good to have three T20s after the ODI series as we have ample opportunity to try different players in different slots. Then we will be in a better position to finalise the playing XI at the start of the T20 World Cup.

"It's an exciting time and a very important three to three and half months are ahead," said wicket-keeper batsman.