Former India captain MS Dhoni has been away from international cricket because the fruits of India’s World Cup marketing campaign final 12 months after dropping to New Zealand within the semifinal. The proper-handed batsman was slated to return on the Indian Premier League for Chennai Super Kings, and was on the coaching grounds with the crew, earlier than the event was suspended indefinitely because of Covid-19 pandemic.
With nonetheless no choice but made on whether or not the event will probably be performed this 12 months or not, former India wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra says that it can be troublesome for Dhoni to make a return in international cricket.
Speaking in an interview to My Khel, Ratra who has performed 6 Tests and 12 ODIs, stated that IPL would have allowed the Indian crew administration to observe Dhoni’s efficiency together with different Indian keepers within the event.
“You see, Dhoni is a very unpredictable player but yes there has been a long time since he played competitive cricket. IPL 2020 seemed quite decisive for his international career. The team management would have closely monitored his performance and also how other wicketkeepers would’ve done during the IPL,” Ratra stated.
“Unfortunately, IPL getting postponed indefinitely makes it (Dhoni’s comeback) difficult but you never know with Dhoni,” he additional added.
Meanwhile, Dhoni was praised by Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah in an interview to Cricfrenzy. “I’m a huge fan of MS Dhoni, the way he controls himself. He also batted at five-six for the India team and whenever I sit idle, I try to watch his innings, even watch live games of his. And try to learn how he composes himself in the game,” the 34-year-outdated stated in a stay FB chat with the cricket information web site.