Don Not Jealous Of The IPL:
MS Dhoni is a man of few words. However, the former Indian captain has said several things that have blown out in the newspapers. In 2014, when the captain discussed with the British press, one such incident occurred.
During the tour of England 2014, the incident occurred. In the test series, the Indian team did not do well. The ODIs and T20Is would work well, but Jharkhand man could not replicate the success in the longest format.
In 2011 and 2014, India lost test series in England, as well as in 2011-12 and 2014-15 in Australia. In New Zealand, at the beginning of 2014, and South Africa in 2013-2014, the Test Series was lost.
The then Indian capital was questioned by the British media after the Indian batsmen had struggled to score in England. The strategies of Indian batsmen were questioned. One of the journalists asked the Indian captain if his team’s batsmen would give up their IPL contracts by playing in English County Cricket to correct their techniques.
MS Dhoni Pointed Out The Jealousy Factor Of English Cricket:
This was a very good response from MS Dhoni. He pointed out the jealousy for the performance of the cash-rich T20 League by the British cricket circuit. “Please ask BCCI. And don’t get jealous of IPL”, Dhoni said at the time
The Indian team started a well-known tour. They drew the game in Nottingham and finished at Lord’s Cricket Ground for a famous game. But the team was unable to keep track of it. The next three Tests were seriously lost.
Dhoni has asked this question after the fifth and final test. India turned its fortunes into a 3-1 victory in the ODI series. India was also in the finals with a win of the ICC Champions Trophy in England a year ago.
During its first years, the English cricket stayed away from the IPL. In 2012, Andrew Strauss was the only player who allowed to play in the cash-rich league by being the English cricket director. Most of the top English players have been playing IPL in recent times.