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Dhoni, Sehwag on 'little' NZ grounds scary, says Vettori

cricket Updated: Feb 17, 2009 14:02 IST

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New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori says the prospect of facing Indian big-hitters like Virender Sehwag and Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the upcoming home series is "pretty scary" as it will be tough to contain them on the small grounds in Christchurch.

The last time India toured New Zealand six years ago they went down 0-2 in Tests and lost the one-day series 2-5. But India's current form in all three forms of the game has Vettori worried and he said stopping Dhoni and Sehwag could turn into a nightmare for his bowlers.

"You look at the individual players and some of the world's best are coming," Vettori said.

"Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virender Sehwag batting on the little grounds in New Zealand is pretty scary," the leg-spinner said.

However, Vettori is seeking comfort from India's past record i Christchurch.

"You balance that with them being notorious for not touring New Zealand all that well," he said.