Former Indian Captain, Kapil Dev thinks MS Dhoni served India better than any other as a cricketer and believes that MS Dhoni has the guts to rescue the ICC World Cup again. India starts its World Cup campaign on 5 June in Southampton against South Africa.
Dhoni is on a terrific form
MS Dhoni has been terrific form in IPL-19 and recently scored a 48-ball 84* in Chennai Super Kings in last ball thriller against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League IPL-19. That becomes his highest score in the IPL. Not only has his IPL form been spectacular, his exploits in ODI this year have praised as well. In the nine ODIs, he has played this year and has scored 327 runs at an average of 81.75 runs including three back to back fifties in Australia in January.
Kapil Dev mentioned MS Dhoni’s efforts and believes that this wicket-keeper batsman is the biggest contributor in Indian cricket’s illustrious history. “No one knows how long he wants to play and how long his body can continue to take the workload. But there is no other cricketer who has served the country as well as Dhoni. We should respect him and wish him good luck. I hope that he wins this World Cup too.”
Kapil Dev believes in MS Dhoni’s ability
The ICC World Cup-88 winning captain Kapil Dev further added that he has faith in Dhoni’s abilities. “I don’t have to say anything [more] about Dhoni. I think he has served the country very well and we must respect him.”
The living legend in the Indian cricket has a belief on this team, “This Indian team looks very good. However, it won’t be very easy. They have to play like a team. I hope that they will have no injuries. If they have a stroke of luck, they will definitely win.” Then conclude with, “The selectors have done their job. Let’s respect the team. They have picked Karthik over Pant, then it’s alright. We should just believe that the selectors have done a good job.”
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Therefore, Former Indian Captain, Kapil Dev thinks MS Dhoni served India better than any other as a cricketer and believes that MS Dhoni has the guts to rescue the ICC World Cup again.