ICC T20 World Cup: Former cricketer Ajay Jadeja has asked the reason behind Dhoni’s mentorship under head coach Ravi Shastri.
ICC T20 World Cup: Team India has been announced for the T20 World Cup. Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) was made the mentor of the Indian team for the great Kumbh of cricket. Most of the veterans are welcoming this decision of BCCI, but former cricketer Ajay Jadeja has raised questions on it. Jadeja has asked the reason behind Dhoni’s mentorship under head coach Ravi Shastri.Also Read – Ravi Shastri hit back on the book launch controversy, said – everything is open in the UK…
During a conversation with Sony Sports, Ajay Jadeja said, “It is almost impossible for me to understand. I have been wondering for two days that what is the idea behind making Dhoni a mentor? I am not talking about Dhoni. He has an amazing sense of humor and can prove to be very useful too, I am not going that way.” Also Read – MS Dhoni has always shown faith in my batting: Deepak Chahar
The former cricketer further said, “It was like you sent Ravindra Jadeja over Ajinkya Rahane to bat. People should think about it, why did this happen? Also Read – 5th Test: Gavaskar raised questions on English media, ‘Why is the finger being pointed at India without evidence?’
Ajay Jadeja said, “I am surprised by this. There is no fan of Dhoni bigger than me. I believe Dhoni was the first captain who made the next captain before leaving the team. The team has a coach who has made this team world number one. Now what happened overnight that the team needed a mentor. This thought surprises me a little.”
ICC T20 World Cup, India Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice-Captain), Lokesh Rahul, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakraborty, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami.
Standby Player: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar.