Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra on Sunday mentioned that he feels MS Dhoni may need quitely moved away from Indian cricket. Speaking to Pakistan legend Ramiz Raja in a Youtube video, Chopra mentioned that Dhoni may need performed his final match for India in Manchester on the World Cup. “MS Dhoni has not told anyone anything. He has a different story. What almost everyone think is that he might return to the Indian team if he performs well in the IPL. But I personally feel he played his final match for India at Manchester against New Zealand,” he mentioned.
“Since then, he has not made himself available to the team. He has not been dropped. I feel he has made up his mind that he is no longer going to play for India,” he added.
Chopra added that Dhoni might nonetheless return to play for India if he receives a name from BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, or coach Ravi Shastri or skipper Virat Kohli, to assist the group out within the upcoming T20 World Cup. “Unless, of course, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli or Ravi Shastri pick up the phone and tell Dhoni to help the team out in the T20 World Cup. If they tell Dhoni that they want him to play the World Cup, then there is a chance he could return,” he mentioned.
“Otherwise, in my opinion, Dhoni has made up his mind that ‘I am not going to play, I don’t need a farewell match. I came quietly, I will leave quietly’. He doesn’t need grandstanding. He is not that kind of player,” the previous batsman added.
“He doesn’t want any noise. If the T20 World Cup gets pushed, then I don’t think you will see Dhoni in India’s blue jersey,” he additional mentioned.