Former India opener Virender Sehwag feels return of wicket-keeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the Indian crew looks difficult as a result of rise of KL Rahul. Dhoni hasn’t performed for Team India because the defeat in opposition to New Zealand within the ICC World Cup 2019 semi-remaining in opposition to New Zealand.
Ever since Dhoni determined to steer clear of the limelight, selectors have again and again posed religion in younger stumper Rishabh Pant. However, the rise or Rahul as a extra constant keeper-batsman has made him the primary selection in white-ball cricket behind the stumps.
Sehwag feels it will be difficult to fit in Dhoni contemplating the presence of each Rahul and Pant. He argued that Rahul shouldn’t be stored out of the crew due to his latest performances.
“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,” Sehwag was quoted as saying by TOI.
Sehwag’s former India teammate Wasim Jaffer, nevertheless, doesn’t agree with him as he feels a fit Dhoni ought to stroll into the Indian crew contemplating his wealth of expertise.
“If Dhoni is fit and is in form I think we can’t look beyond him as he will 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 wrote on Twitter.