India veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday stated that India mustn’t take an excessive amount of time in deciding whether or not they need MS Dhoni in the staff for the T20 World Cup this 12 months. Dhoni has been away from worldwide cricket since India’s exit from the T20 World Cup after dropping to New Zealand final 12 months. He was anticipated to characteristic in the 13th version of Indian Premier League for Chennai Super Kings, earlier than the event was indefinitely postponed as a result of outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to information company IANS, Harbhajan stated that Dhoni is simply too huge a participant to be judged simply on the premise of his type in the IPL. “How do you judge Dhoni? Do you see his IPL form or give him respect and consider the fact that he is one of India’s greatest players and captains. The guy has done a lot for Indian cricket,” he stated.
“MS Dhoni is a big big player. He doesn’t need to be told if he is capable or not. So I don’t think you need to ponder too much about it. If you think you need Dhoni, and if he is available, you pick him,” he added.
Meanwhile, Harbhajan, not too long ago additionally pledged to feed 5000 underneath-privileged households in his native Jalandhar, who’re struggling as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
“We have a team there who are working round the clock. I am in constant touch with them from Mumbai. We maintain social distancing norms strictly. We have made circles where they stand, away from one another, collect their food and go to their homes,” he stated.
(With inputs from IANS)