Dhoni to play knockouts of Vijay Hazare Trophy
Indian wicket keeper iconic batsman and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to play the knock outs of Vijay Hazare Trophy according to reliable sources.
The knock out stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy is coming around the corner,there are some reliable sources saying that the Indian wicket keeper batsman and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni might play those matches for his state team Jharkhand.
Jharkhand have only one game left in their group stage of the tournament which will be played on October 11 against Services. Currently the team is in the top of the table of elite group C which confirms their participation in the knock out stage.
The knock out games will begin on October 14, three days after the last group game of Jharkhand. And that will be one week prior to the start of Windies ODI series.
Although the former captain hasn’t played a single game in the tournament so far, he is been around the team as a mentor since the end of Asia Cup. Jharkhand Cricket Association secretary Debasish Chakraborty has also addressed the same thing about the senior player.
“Dhoni has been training with the team since September and has been involved in all aspects of the game. He has been playing the role of mentor. It hardly matters if a player of his stature takes part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.”
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is going through some rough patches in his career nowadays. In the recently concluded Asia Cup also the wicket keeper failed to do some thing with the bat. Regarding this matter playing in domestic will offer some assistant to the former captain.