Latest Cricket News: Team India’s experienced wicketkeeper cum batsman MS Dhoni is facing all-round censure. The biggest reason for this is his flop in the recently concluded three-match One-day series against England. MS Dhoni scored a total of 79 runs in three matches. In the first ODI, he did not get a chance to bat. Nonetheless, Dhoni batted extremely slowly during this period, giving critics the chance to dominate.
Meanwhile, Captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri openly supported former captain Dhoni. In the third ODI, when Dhoni took the ball from the umpire, he started convincingly that he was going to say goodbye to international cricket. Later, team India head coach Ravi Shastri clarified that Dhoni had told the bowling coach Bharat Arun from the umpire how to play the ball when it was such that how to play.
- Worlds’ Best Wicketkeeper
Dhoni has done 300 catches and 107 stumping in ODIs. At present, no wicketkeeper in the world is also around him. Ranchi’s Dhoni is the world’s fourth wicketkeeper-batsman, who has taken 300 or more catches. Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist (417), the former South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher (402) and former Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara (383) are in the top in this case.
- Specializes In Making Youth Perform Better
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the life of the team many young players of ‘Blue Brigade’ have said that due to Mahi Bhai their performance turns out to be good. Because of him, half of the pressure is removed. Dhoni gives very good advice; he reads the batsman’s brain and tells him to bowl accordingly.
Dhoni has guided many young players. Talking about Dhoni’s mentoring, many names including Jaspreet Bumrah, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuswendra Chahal strike in the brain. Recently, Dhoni performed best with new bowlers like Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur. As a result, Chennai SuperKing became the IPL 2018 champion.
- Made Virat Kohli a ‘Virat’ captain
Virat Kohli’s ODI track record is the best in the captaincy of Kohli; Team India won 39 out of 52 matches. Virat Kohli is joint number one with former West Indies great Captain Clive Lloyd and former Australian captain Ricky Pointing in terms of winning most of the 50 matches. Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, the team has consistently named 9 ODIs.
- Dhoni Understands Match Conditions In Better Way
It would not be wrong to say that MS Dhoni is genius. He has nothing to understand about match conditions. This skill of Dhoni has proved to be beneficial for Team India. Not only Team India, but many players of the world have acknowledged that Dhoni is hardly aware of any better game than anyone else.
In ODIs, Dhoni is one of the best captains in the world. Their decision gives benefit to the team. Dhoni’s team India is strong enough. He is the main player of Team India and keeping these points in mind, playing his ICC World Cup 2019 seems very important.
- The world’s best finisher and responsible batting
Opponents of Team India still believe that MS Dhoni is one of the world’s ‘best finishers’. When he is on his day, he knows how to flirt the opposition. In the recently concluded IPL 2018, Dhoni’s old style was seen. After this, he batted well in the T20 International series against Ireland and England.
Dhoni has dual art of fast and defensive batting. This will give Team India the advantage in year’s ICC World Cup. These figures and merits prove that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s playing in the ICC World Cup 2019 is very important so that team India can win the title for the third time and the great wicketkeeper cum batsman’s regal farewell from the cricket field. He is saying this because Dhoni has indicated that he will retire after the ICC World Cup 2019.