“It will be very difficult just with the weight of expectation to go against MS Dhoni because of what everybody expects from him, how he has to live his life and what he has been through captaining India and then captaining the CSK,” Pietersen, who performed 104 Tests, informed Star Sports.
India tasted big success underneath Dhoni, profitable the 2007 World T20 and the 2011 World Cup at house. India additionally received the 2013 Champions Trophy underneath the Jharkhand dasher, who has not performed any worldwide cricket since India’s semifinal exit from the ODI World Cup final July.
Dhoni, who has additionally been main IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, has been a profitable captain there additionally, profitable the cash-rich T20 league thrice in 2010, 2011 and 2018.
The IPL was imagined to be his comeback occasion however it has been postponed indefinitely as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, former India batsman Gautam Gambhir, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to 2 IPL titles in 2012 and 2014, believes that the franchise might have added one other one or two titles if they’d obtained swashbuckling West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell sooner than it did.
Russell, recognized for hitting towering sixes, was the participant of the sequence in 2019, when Mumbai Indians clinched their fourth title.
“Imagine (Andre) Russell going for (Rs) 50 Lakhs to KKR and Pawan Negi for (Rs) 8 crore to (Delhi) Daredevils. I probably wished that he would have been there for 7 years when I was playing we would have certainly won one or two more,” stated the previous left-handed batsman.
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