Don’t assume MS Dhoni will play for India once more: Ashish Nehra

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“He’s nonetheless my No. 1 selection for the wicketkeeper’s slot.”

Ashish Nehra and MS Dhoni
Ashish Nehra and MS Dhoni. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Ashish Nehra, the previous Indian quick bowler, doesn’t assume that MS Dhoni will once more be donning the nationwide jersey sooner or later. It’s been over 9 months because the Jharkhand-born was final seen on the cricket pitch and there’s no clear image on his return. The 38-year-old was set to return for the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) within the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Nonetheless, after the IPL was deferred indefinitely, Dhoni’s return has additionally been postponed. To Nehra, MSD remains to be the primary selection because the keeper because of stupendous stage of health. Whilst Ashish feels that there are minimal probabilities of Dhoni’s comeback, he’s not ruling out a shock from the veteran.

MS Dhoni can nonetheless spring one other shock, feels Nehra

“Look, if MS desires to play and is match, he’s nonetheless my No. 1 selection for the wicketkeeper’s slot. Figuring out MS, I don’t assume he’ll play once more for India, however you by no means know he can nonetheless spring one other shock. Sure, that he has not introduced his retirement is a special difficulty. However that’s his method of coping with the state of affairs,” Nehra was quoted as saying in The Telegraph.

The now 40-year-old Nehra was part of Workforce India when Dhoni captained the crew to their second 50-over World Cup title after 28 years IN 2011. In 2016, Nehra additionally staked his declare again for the Males in Blue below Dhoni’s management.

Earlier Punjab spinner Harbhajan Singh, in dialog with Rohit Sharma on Instagram Reside, additionally reckoned that Dhoni will not be making a comeback. Just lately, it has been realized that MSD is in talks with the Jharkhand State Cricket Affiliation (JSCA) for a comeback within the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.

Again in March, Dhoni was part of CSK’s apply classes, which finally needed to be known as off because of the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout his quick keep, he conjured praises from his teammates as properly. Dhoni final performed within the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup.

There he notched a half-century, however couldn’t take India over the ending line. On the fag finish of the sport, Martin Guptill ran him out with a direct hit when Dhoni was going for a double.