New Delhi: The former selector of Team India has revealed that the Corona virus (Covid 19) snatched the opportunity to play T20 World Cup from former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In fact, many former cricket veterans said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was waiting for the T20 World Cup and wanted Team India to win another World Cup and say goodbye to cricket from the field, but due to Corona virus T20 The World Cup was postponed and Dhoni could not do as he wanted.
Former Chief Selector of India Sarandeep Singh has revealed that Mahendra Singh Dhoni would play the T20 World Cup in 2020, but the Corona virus (Covid 19) changed the whole picture and Dhoni had to retire.
Sarandeep Singh said in an interview to SportsKida that Dhoni was fit and he could play the 2020 T20 World Cup, which was later postponed. If the Corona virus did not disrupt, Mahendra Singh Dhoni would have played the T20 World Cup in 2020.
Sarandeep Singh further said, ‘All the members of the selection committee believed that Dhoni deserved to play T20 World Cup. What he achieved for Team India as a player and a captain and has won so many trophies for India, he deserved this opportunity.
1 Cricket World Cup (2011)
1 T20 World Cup (2007)
1 Champions Trophy (2013)
3 IPL titles (2010, 2011, 2018)
2 Champions League T20 titles (2010, 2014)
10,773 ODI runs + 444 behind wickets
4,876 Test runs + 294 wickets behind wickets
91 victims behind 1,617 T20 International runs + wickets
Let us know that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in world cricket who has captured three big ICC trophies. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India has won ICC World T20 (2007), Cricket World Cup (2011) and ICC Champions Trophy (2013). Apart from this, India became number one in Tests for the first time in 2009.