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Kapil Dev wants to see MS Dhoni play in T20 World Cup

New Delhi: Former India captain Kapil Dev, who received the World Cup in 1983, mentioned as a fan he would like to see MS Dhoni play the T20 World Cup in October but it surely was fully the staff administration’s name.

“As his fan (I might like to see him play the T20 World Cup). However as a cricketer, it’s depending on the administration. If he hasn’t performed for one 12 months what do you anticipate. I feel he has to play extra matches.

“He ought to play extra matches to be within the staff. In any other case you’re being unfair to different gamers. It shouldn’t be that there are completely different parameters for various gamers,” mentioned Kapil.

Dhoni has not performed any type of aggressive cricket since India’s semi-final exit within the World Cup in July 2019. He final performed a T20I in opposition to Australia in Bengaluru in February 2019 and his final T20 match was the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) last between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Mumbai Indians.

He shall be returning to motion throughout this 12 months’s IPL which begins March 29. Nevertheless, Kapil mentioned that he is not going to be watching the cash-rich league for Dhoni.

“It’s not just Dhoni playing the IPL,” mentioned Kapil. “I’m an individual who appears at who’s the subsequent new younger participant developing who we will look as much as for the subsequent 10 years. Dhoni has already finished a lot for the nation. He’s on his final leg. So no matter he performs, we must always really feel comfortable.

“I’m his fan and I like to see him. However I’m not watching IPL only for him, I’m seeing for the subsequent technology. IPL is for the subsequent technology and I search for that.”

The actual fact, nevertheless, stays that the final time India had received an ICC event was within the captaincy of Dhoni. The 38-year-old resigned as captain of the restricted overs aspect in January 2017 after having retired from Check cricket in 2014.

Underneath him, India had received the inaugural World T20 in 2007, the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy. Underneath his successor Virat Kohli, India fell quick within the last of the 2017 Champions Trophy and the semi-final of the 2019 50-over World Cup.

Kapil, who famously captained the Indian staff to victory within the 1983 World Cup, mentioned that Kohli’s males have to search out their very own approach to win tournaments such because the World Cup and that it could be mistaken to check the efforts that should be put in by completely different generations of cricketers.

“They should arrange in their very own methods. Let’s not evaluate us to present cricketers. They’re the perfect proper now and so they have to search out their very own approach to attain the highest. There isn’t any single technique which can be utilized to win.

“You want a dedication from the gamers and in that exact month, you want a stroke of luck additionally. However nothing could be achieved with out arduous work and dedication,” mentioned Kapil.

(IANS)

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