Published: March 21, 2020 5:16:40 pm
MS Dhoni’s probability of attempting to earn back his place in the India team earlier than the T20 World Cup has been briefly hit by the postponement of the IPL, and cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar has mentioned that it’s extremely unlikely that Dhoni might make a comeback to worldwide cricket.
“I would definitely like to see Dhoni in India’s World Cup squad but it’s highly unlikely that it is going to happen,” Gavaskar instructed Dainik Jagran.
“The team has moved on. Dhoni is not someone to make big announcements so I reckon he would silently retire from the game,” he added.
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Since the ODI World Cup, the India wicketkeeper’s slot in limited-overs cricket has been stuffed at totally different instances by Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul and Sanju Samson. India skipper Kohli had mentioned that Rahul enjoying as a keeper ‘lends balance’ to the workforce.
Dhoni was omitted from BCCI’s 27-member list of central contract awardees for the 2019/20 season. The 38-year-old former India captain had held an ‘A’ class contract until 2018/19.
Coach Ravi Shastri, nonetheless, had mentioned that the IPL can be essential on figuring out if Dhoni might make a comeback to the workforce earlier than the T20 World Cup.
Dhoni has not been seen in motion because the ODI World Cup in 2019, however there have not been any bulletins on his future. He had been making ready for the IPL season earlier than it was postponed due to the Covid-19 risk and he flew again dwelling from Chennai. Like the remainder of the cricket world, Dhoni’s future can also be at a halt.
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