MS Dhoni has a reputation for being a self-professed player. Dhoni is regarded as one of the finest captains in the game’s history, with an army of fans for the manner he has lead both the Indian cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Here is all about Vaughan On Picking Dhoni As Mentor.
Vaughan On Picking Dhoni As Mentor
Former England cricketer Michael Vaughan lauded appreciation on Dhoni after the game involving Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on September 25, 2021.
According to Vaughan, Dhoni anticipated Glenn Maxwell would bowl a few more overs, therefore he elevated Ambati Rayudu before Suresh Raina to oppose the Bangalore off-spinner. Vaughan also added that Dhoni produced “street smart” cricket.
“If you look at the CSK batting lineup, they change it depending on the pitch and who is bowling. MS Dhoni realized that Maxwell is going to bowl again, and so, CSK threw a right-hander. That is smart cricket, and that is being flexible with your batting lineup,” said Michael Vaughan.
You need Dhoni’s brain in that dugout: Vaughan
Michael Vaughan continues to hail MS Dhoni’s achievements. The 46-year-old believes MS Dhoni is the finest T20 captain of all time, and that India’s decision to choose Dhoni as their mentor for the T20 World Cup 2021 is the best move the Indian T20 team has ever taken. Vaughan feels India needs someone like Dhoni to be on board for this year’s T20 World Cup.
“You have got the greatest ever T20 captain (Dhoni), and there was a bit of a commotion when he was put as the mentor for the T20 World Cup. Why would India want MS Dhoni in that role? It is the greatest decision that the Indian T20 team has made. You need that kind of brain in that dugout. Dhoni is a natural at what he delivers,” concluded Vaughan.
On 15th August 2020, MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket.