MS Dhoni, the former Indian skipper has been on the receiving end of criticism since past few months because of his not-so-good form on the field. Recently, the selectors and BCCI members dropped MS Dhoni from the playing squad of Indian team for the upcoming tour to Australia. Followed by which the BCCI and the selectors received a lot of criticism from the fans of Dhoni.


However, recently, in an interview when Virat Kohli was asked to comment on the decision to which the skipper responded that he was not part of the meeting and that it was the call of the selectors. He said :

I think the selectors have already addressed this if I’m not wrong. And he’s been spoken to, firstly… So, I don’t see any reason why I should be sitting here and explaining that. I think the selectors have come out and explained exactly what happened. I was not part of that conversation so… It is what the selector explained”.


Virat Kohli revealed that MS Dhoni is still an integral part of the team. He revealed that MS Dhoni wanted to make way for the youngster, Rishabh Pant in the team. He said :

I think people are putting too much variables into the situation, which is not the case I can assure of that. He’s still a very integral part of this team and he just feels that in the T20 format, someone like Rishabh can get more chances, he anyway plays the ODIs for us regularly”

He added :

“From that point of view, he’s only trying to help the youngsters; nothing that anything that other people are thinking and I as captain can certainly assure you of that.”

Well, we really wish that MS Dhoni gets back in the form and comes back with a bang in the World Cup 2019.

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