New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced Team India for the T20 World Cup on Wednesday. In this team, many such players were given opportunities, whose hopes were not given to anyone. At the same time, a name was also associated with India’s World Cup team, which surprised everyone. The BCCI has announced former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the mentor of the 15-member India team. In such a situation, in the coming time, Dhoni can be entrusted with even bigger responsibility in Team India.
Will Dhoni become the coach of Team India?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni can also become the coach of Team India in the upcoming T20 World Cup. Let us inform that the tenure of the current coach of the team, Ravi Shastri, is ending only after the T20 World Cup. In such a situation, if Dhoni becomes the new coach of Team India, then it will not be a big deal. The pair of Dhoni and Virat Kohli on the field has been seen doing great things before. Kohli himself would also like that he should get Dhoni’s support in the coming times. Let us tell you that after retiring from international cricket, Dhoni was completely separated from the Indian cricket team, but everyone is surprised to see him suddenly as a mentor.
Big responsibility for the World Cup
Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said in a press conference to announce the squad for the T20 World Cup starting October 17 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said. Will be mentor.
He said, ‘I spoke to him in Dubai and he only agreed to be a mentor for the T20 World Cup and I discussed it with all my teammates and everyone agrees on it. I also spoke to the captain (Virat Kohli) and vice-captain (Rohit Sharma) about it and everyone agrees.
First World Cup was won in 2007
Let us tell you that under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India won the first T20 World Cup in 2007. At that time India defeated Pakistan by 5 runs in the final. After this, Team India also won the 50 over World Cup in 2011 and at that time also the captain of the team was Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
took retirement last year
Dhoni had retired from the international cricketer last year and he last played for India in the 2019 World Cup semi-final. India was knocked out of the tournament after losing against New Zealand in this match.
It is believed that Dhoni has been appointed to help Team India in devising a strategy for limited overs cricket. Looking at Dhoni’s experience and records, he seems to be the fittest in this role. Dhoni has the experience of winning big ICC tournaments and he can prove to be helpful in making an effective strategy for this.