Ravi Shastri Feels MS Dhoni Will Have a Major Role to Play at the 2019 World Cup
Team India head coach Ravi Shastri conceded that senior wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni will be crucial to India’s success at the 2019 World Cup. He maintained that the Ranchi-born star brings plenty to the table following an outstanding run in the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL).
For the runners-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Dhoni has walked out as a leading run scorer with 416 runs in 12 innings. His average further read a whopping 83.20.
Dhoni will play an essential role in the UK:
The 37-year-old Dhoni has done a remarkable job for his team apart from his batting skills. The veteran batsman has delivered goods which eventually saw him doing wonders while donning the gloves.
Shastri has cherished Dhoni success of run while adding it’s a boost for the World Cup-bound team. Besides, the Men in Blue will begin their World Cup showdown with South Africa on June 5 at Southampton.
Moreover, India will overall play nine league games before the finale of the World Cup will commence from July 14 at an iconic Lord’s.
Dhoni has been the backbone of Team India:
Dhoni, who has 10,000-plus runs to his name in the 50-over format, has continued delivering owing to his finishing process which eventually saw him winning games for the Team India.
“MS Dhoni has shown there is no one better than him over the years. There’s no one better than him and it was great to see the way he was moving during the IPL. He will be a big player during this World Cup,” Shastri revealed in a joint press conference with Virat Kohli.
To be precise, Dhoni will return to England as he faced heat last time around following a timid sort of innings at the Lord’s.
In 2018, Dhoni had a barren run. However, in 2019, Dhoni had looked altogether a different batsman which slamming three consecutive half-centuries – to record historic on Australian soil.
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