Former Indian team selector Roger Binny has said that the time has come for Mahendra Singh Dhoni to make way for the youngsters. Many young players are ready to knock in the India team. Dhoni has lost a bit of fitness and isn’t the same player who used to change the course of the match on his own.
Let us tell you that Dhoni last played the semi-final of the ODI World Cup in July 2019. The Indian team lost to New Zealand in this match. Under his captaincy, Dhoni has led the country to victories in T20 in 2007 and ODI World Cup in 2011 and Champions Trophy in 2013.
Dhoni has lost his former fitness: Binny
“Looking at the last few seasons, he has past his best cricket time,” Binny said. With his strength and understanding, he has also lost the ability to change the course of the match. Also, the matter of motivating the youth is no longer the same. On the other hand, many young players are coming at the moment. To be fair, his best time has passed. He is able to decide for himself.”
Chennai Super Kings won 3 IPL title under Dhoni’s captaincy:
Dhoni has scored 4876 runs in 90 Tests and 10773 runs in 350 ODIs so far. He has 1617 runs in 98 T20s and 4432 runs in 190 matches of IPL. Dhoni retired from Test cricket in 2015. Chennai Super Kings has won 3 PL title under his captaincy.
Dhoni is in form, he must play: Gambhir
Recently, Gambhir, “Age is just number.” I believe if Dhoni hits the ball properly, if he is in good form and is enjoying the game. If he believes that batting at number 6 or 7 leads to match-winning, then he must play. ”