MS Dhoni’s India comeback: Virender Sehwag, Wasim Jaffer offer contrasting opinions
By: Sports Desk |

Published: March 19, 2020 4:59:58 pm

MS Dhoni’s future with the Indian workforce continues to attract differing views.

MS Dhoni’s future with the Indian workforce continues to be a topic of speculation whilst worldwide cricket and most home cricket has come to a halt. Virender Sehwag and Wasim Jaffer, each former India teammates of Dhoni, provided opposing views on their former captain on Wednesday.

“If Dhoni is fit and in form I think we can’t look beyond him as he’ll be an asset behind the stumps and also lower down the order. It’ll take the pressure of keeping off Rahul and India can play Pant as a batsman too if they want a lefty,” Jaffer mentioned in a tweet.

“Where will he fit in? With the likes of Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul already in form, especially the latter performing exceptionally well of late, I think there is no reason why we should not stick with them,” Virender Sehwag, however, instructed TOI.

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Speaking concerning the T20 World Cup, Sehwag mentioned India can have an edge over different groups with the return of Hardik Pandya. “The whole combination will change with an all-rounder of the calibre of Hardik,” he mentioned.

The postponement of the IPL has additionally pushed back Dhoni’s return to cricket, with Chennai Super Kings having cancelled their pre-season coaching. He has not been in motion for the reason that 2019 ODI World Cup, with India coach Ravi Shastri having said Dhoni’s IPL efficiency could be essential in deciding whether or not he would make it to India’s T20 World Cup workforce.

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