MS Dhoni is certainly a force to reckon with in the cricketing fraternity. The man has every championship under his belt as India’s skipper and his contribution to world cricket has been immense.
However, the 37-year-old wicket-keeping batsman hasn’t had a taste of international cricket since the 2019 ICC World Cup.
So when former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was asked about MS Dhoni’s chances for being a part of the team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is concerned, Gauti said and we quote –
“If the IPL does not happen this year, then it will become very difficult for MS Dhoni to make a comeback. On what basis can he be selected since he’s not been playing for the last one or one and a half year,
On MS Dhoni’s replacement, Gambhir further stated,
“The apt replacement for Dhoni could be KL Rahul. Ever since he has donned the ’keeper’s gloves in white-ball cricket, I’ve seen his performance, both batting and ’keeping. Obviously his keeping is not as good as Dhoni’s, but if you are looking at T20 cricket, Rahul’s a utility player, can keep and bat at No. 3 or 4,”
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