I think MS Dhoni is past his best: Roger Binny | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer and selector Roger Binny feels wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni is previous his prime now and that’s evident from the way in which he has been enjoying cricket within the final two seasons.
Dhoni final performed for Staff India within the semifinal of the 2019 ICC World Cup in Manchester the place they suffered a heartbreaking 18-run defeat in opposition to New Zealand.
“He (MS Dhoni) has misplaced a little bit of health. There are youthful gamers coming by the system. He was adequate to go on the gloves to the youthful gamers which is nice of him however yeah, I believe he’s previous his greatest,” Binny mentioned throughout an interplay on Sportskeeda’s Fb web page.
“Seeing him the final couple of seasons, he’s simply previous his greatest cricket which he has performed, which we have now seen him able to doing,” he added.
Dhoni was gearing up to participate within the 13th version of the Indian Premier League in March, figuring out a great efficiency within the cash-rich league for Chennai Tremendous Kings might assist him seal a spot within the squad for T20 World Cup Down Below.
Nonetheless, as a result of coronavirus pandemic, the IPL was initially postponed indefinitely earlier than BCCI lastly deciding to host the event in UAE beginning September 19. The choice got here after ICC postponed the T20 World Cup.
In accordance with his teammates, Dhoni appeared in good contact within the coaching periods that have been held earlier than the unique beginning date of the event i.e. March 29. The CSK administration held a coaching camp on the Chepauk Stadium in early March the place Dhoni was current.
“Actually talking, at any time when a cricketer makes a comeback after such an extended break, folks suppose that he will likely be a bit rusty. However I’m positive he was doing one thing at Ranchi as a result of when Dhoni landed within the camp, he did not look rusty in any respect. His routine work was — he performed five-six balls after which used to clear the fence,” CSK spinner Piyush Chawla advised Aakash Chopra on the latter’s YouTube channel, final month.
“He batted for lengthy. The truth is, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Dhoni and Murali Vijay….there have been restricted gamers within the camp and there have been quite a lot of bowlers. So everybody batted for lengthy – 2-2:30 hours each day. Each batsman performed 200-250 balls,” he added.
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