MS Dhoni : Duncan Fletcher will lead India into World Cup

Shashi / 25 August 2014

Finishing theory about coach Duncan Fletcher‘s part in the five one-dayers against England, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the Zimbabwean will stay as “boss” of the group until the 2015 World Cup.

After the 1-3 Test failure, Team India saw a real reshuffle on the guiding front with bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding expert Trevor Penney compelled to go on a break and BCCI selecting Ravi Shastri as the Team Director. Anyway on the eve of the first ODI, Dhoni said that Fletcher is still “the boss”.

“He will lead us into the World Cup,” said Dhoni alluding to the coach.

“Additionally he is still the supervisor. We have Ravi Shastri who will investigate everything, except Fletcher is the boss. It’s not as though his forces or his position have been shortened. I don’t realize what you feel from the outside, however operations still continue as before. We have a couple of other help staff coming into the changing area, however general the operation continues as before.”

In the wake of assuming control over his chief’s part, Shastri did specify that the new coaching staff, including Fletcher, will show up for him amid the limited overs series. After Dawes’ and Penney’s ouster, previous India all-rounder Sanjay Bangar and ex-pacer Bharat Arun were selected right hand mentors with R. Sridhar as the fielding mentor. Dhoni however cleared up that Shastri’s part is to a greater extent a manager.

“Ravi is here to regulate the operations from the outside, what he feels and everything else. It’s great to have him. He is a very proud (former) Indian cricketer, and in the meantime, extremely positive. He accepts a ton in battling and having the right senses, heading over and giving his hundred percent. It is clearly great to have him. He additionally talks the same dialect and can collaborate a considerable measure with the players. Same is the situation with other help staff so it respects have them here,” said Dhoni.

At the point when inquired as to whether he was content with the timing of the progressions, the captain answered, “It’s a bit intense on Trevor (Penney) and Joe (Dawes), particularly when fielders drop catches and the fielding coach need to miss the series. Be that as it may we should trust generally advantageous. We are respecting the new gentlemen in light of the fact that that is extremely essential. They will be part of the dressing room family starting now. We will need to provide for them sooner or later to acclimate to how we work, and see what sort of input they bring to the table.”

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