Retirement Approaching Will Miss MS Dhoni Soon | Retirement approaching, awaiting final MS words
In 2013, it was a golden era of world’s best finisher. You must have watched the final of tri-series final, India Vs Sri Lanka. Only MS Dhoni seemed interested in a good total chase. He finished the match in his usual style. He allows pressure to build, and then launch a calculated attack.
MS Dhoni on June 2, 2017, same situation but could not convert a chance to let India win. He was struggling to add a score. It was very unusual inning of MS Dhoni 54 runs in 114 balls. MS Dhoni failed to rescue team India again. Cricket experts feel like bowlers are having better success against one of greatest limited over match finishers.
The Big Hitter Misses
The slow pitch caused Caribbean to put 190, which was reasonably a low score in ODI. Chasing a 190 run target on the slow pitch was like a cake walk for Indian batting line-up. Opening batting order failed to give a good start to middle order. The match was in hand of India when India needed 36 runs off 36 balls. The match was till India’s hand when 18 runs required 18 balls. Being a finisher, everyone blaming MS Dhoni because he failed to rescue team India.
Ravindra Jadeja irresponsible shot which was not being expected at that time India needed only 18runs. India could win if Kuldeep Yadav could try to tap the ball a hit. MS Dhoni lost his momentum when Kuldeep Yadav missed 5 deliveries. Naturally, MS Dhoni tried what was needed but unfortunately rather six, the ball goes Holders’ hand.
The first sign noticed two years ago when MS Dhoni failed to finish last over against Rabada deceptive bowling. Dhoni promoted himself to No. 4 against New Zealand and after sometimes to No 5, to delegate finishing job to upper batsman than him, but that didn’t work either.
As MS Dhoni failure goes in regularity every time question arises “why is he still playing” is popping up. On the other hand Rishabh Pant a wicket keeper batsman waiting for his chance. “We like to see change because something has been a constant for few years,” former India coach and selector Anshuman Gaekwad said. “No doubt he hasn’t performed, but it is not an easy place to be in, particularly when Pant is around. I don’t think this has anything to do with emotion. You need to be realistic about the present and the future, and selectors should always be prepared to take tough decisions. Though he has not been able to finish matches, he still has the game.”
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It might be a tough job for team management who will replace MS Dhoni. Despite MS Dhoni some failure, he has been giving captaincy skills to Virat Kohli which is priceless for team India. Sooner or later India will miss unique kind of wicket keeping and field setting on the ground.
It was Dhoni who have been regularly keeping inventing new tricks in Wicket Keeping. But Retirement Approaching Will Miss MS Dhoni Soon But taking that decision won’t be easy for MS Dhoni because he is endorsing approx 15 products. His contract is still one year left. But Gaekwad doesn’t seem him overstaying. “We saw it with his Test retirement. He is selfless, and it won’t be different. He is definitely not on the team only because of his past.”