T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni fans go gaga on Twitter as CSK skipper chosen as mentor for Team India; check hilarious reactions

T20 World Cup: Ajay Jadeja has questioned the BCCI's move to appoint MS Dhoni as a mentor for Virat Kohli & Co for T20 WC
T20 World Cup: Ajay Jadeja has questioned the BCCI's move to appoint MS Dhoni as a mentor for Virat Kohli & Co for T20 WC

T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni fans go gaga on Twitter as CSK skipper chosen as mentor for Team India; check hilarious reactions – Iconic former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Wednesday brought in as mentor of India’s 15-member T20 World Cup squad by the BCCI, a move that took everyone by surprise. Fans could not keep calm after hiring the news. Twitter was filled with Tweets about MS Dhoni. MS was the captain of Indian cricket team which won the T20 World Cup in 2007. 

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“Former India Captain MS Dhoni to mentor the team for the T20 World Cup,” announced BCCI secretary Jay Shah in a press conference to unveil the squad for the event is scheduled to start October 17 in the UAE and Oman.

“(I) spoke to him in Dubai. He agreed to be a mentor for WT20 only and I discussed it with my colleagues and all are on the same page. I spoke to captain (Virat Kohli) and vice captain (Rohit Sharma) and everyone agreed,” he added.

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The 40-year-old Dhoni retired from international cricket last year having played his last game in the 2019 World Cup semi-final. It is believed that he has brought for his experience in devising white-ball strategy and also knowing how to win crucial ICC tournaments which has not been the case with his successor.

One of the most successful captains in the history of Indian cricket, the enigmatic wicketkeeper-batsman led India to two world titles — the 2007 T20 World Cup in South Africa and the 2011 ODI World Cup in India.

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Team India’s squad for ICC T20 World Cup

Squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.

Standbys: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar

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