On Sunday, World Cup winning Indian pacer Ashish Nehra said that MS Dhoni is still his 1st choice for the wicketkeeper’s slot if he is fit and wants to play. He also said that it’s very difficult to see Dhoni on the field and play for India again.
Though Ashish Nehra feels that there are minimum chances for Dhoni to play again for the country. Now he is not surprised by former skipper world cup winner.
Due to the novel Coronavirus pandemic IPL has postponed. The 13th edition of IPL was seen as a possible gateway for Dhoni to return to international cricket as the team management, including head coach Ravi Shastri, did not rule out his comeback.
“Look, if MS wants to play and is fit, he is still my No. 1 choice for the wicketkeeper’s slot. Knowing MS, I don’t think he will play again for India, but you never know he can still spring another surprise. Yes, that he has not announced his retirement is a different issue. But that’s his way of dealing with the situation,” Nehra was quoted as saying in The Telegraph.
After the 2019 World Cup, Former skipper Ms Dhoni didn’t play for the country. However, the Chennai Super Kings captain made his intentions clear when he turned up for a pre-season IPL training camp in Chennai in March.
Recently, star batsman of the Chennai super king Suresh Raina has said MS Dhoni are hitting the big sixes like before during the training camp in Chennai. He did not show any sign of ageing yet.