MS Dhoni struggled to get runs all through IPL 2020, managing solely 200 runs in 14 video games.© BCCI/IPL
The legendary Kapil Dev feels that will probably be “unimaginable” for MS Dhoni to carry out nicely if he decides on enjoying within the IPL with out getting any match observe, which was the case this 12 months. Chennai Tremendous Kings had been out of IPL play-offs for the primary time in 11 appearances and Dhoni, who performed aggressive cricket for the primary time since final 12 months’s World Cup semi-final, scored solely 200 runs in 14 video games with no half-centuries and a poor strike charge of 116.
Kapil, who not too long ago underwent an angioplasty after struggling a coronary heart assault, desires the previous India captain to play much more within the home circuit to get his type again.
“If Dhoni decides on enjoying solely IPL yearly, then it is unimaginable for him to carry out. It is not factor to speak about age however at his age (39 years), the extra he performs, the extra his physique will likely be tuned,” Kapil informed ABP Information.
“In case you do not play any cricket for 10 months a 12 months and immediately play IPL, you’ll be able to see what occurred. You may all the time have a season up or down when you have performed a lot cricket. It has occurred to somebody like Chris Gayle additionally,” the World Cup successful former skipper stated.
Kapil feels that it is excessive time that Dhoni performs some home cricket this season.
“He ought to return to first-class cricket (home Record A and T20) and play there.”
The straight-talking former all-rounder made it clear that will probably be a problem for Dhoni provided that he has already indicated that he’s “positively not” retiring from the IPL.
“If somebody has achieved a lot, the dip in type does have an effect on and it turns into a problem. Let’s examine how he comes out of it,” Kapil stated.
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