Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh said on Tuesday that it was wrong to discuss the future of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the captain of the 2011 World Cup-winning team and that the decision should be left to him only. Since the World Cup hosted by England, there is a lot of discussion in the cricket world about Dhoni’s future in international cricket.
The 38-year-old Dhoni has been out of Team India for some time and has not appeared in a blue jersey since the semi-finals of the World Cup-2019 played in July. Yuvi said at an event in the capital Delhi, ‘I think this is wrong with him. Dhoni has done a lot for Indian cricket. He is the most successful Indian captain, he should be given time.
Yuvraj said, ‘He (Dhoni) has to decide when he wants to retire. It should be left to them. If he still wants to play, then this is his decision and we should respect that. Yuvraj, who said goodbye to international cricket at the age of 37, said that when Dhoni retires, it will be very difficult who will replace him. He also said that it is not appropriate to compare young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant to a great cricketer like Dhoni.
Yuvi said, “Dhoni didn’t make it in a day. It has taken him many years to become such a great cricketer. So it will also take time to find their option. There is still one year left in the T20 World Cup, so now is the time. It will take a long time to become an alternative to Dhoni. ‘