MS Dhoni sets to become coach
There has been a lot of controversary and speculation about the retirement of World Cup winning skipper MS Dhoni. Although, the announcement is still in fog but the former skipper has decided to enter coaching as he will be opening his online cricket academy. The expected date to start the academy has been decided.
MS Dhoni was preparing for IPL 2020 after he landed in Chennai almost a month prior to the tournament. Meanwhile, the fans were expecting the IPL tournament as his return way to the national team. But unfortunately the tournament had postponed for indefinite time and might take place at the end of the year. Dhoni stayed away from competitive cricket for almost a year. Though he was away from the field but he remained busy with cricket as he had joined Jharkhand’s camp during the 2019/20 domestic season.
Dhoni will launch an online cricket academy on July 2 As per a report in The Mumbai Mirror. South Africa great Daryll Cullinan will also join him as the academy’s Director of coaching. Dhoni will be the overall head of the project. Therefore, the former is now set to turn full-time coach and a director.
“We have done coaching for coaches and over 200 coaches have benefited already and from July 2, we are starting coaching for players. Our assistance will supplement what they do on the field. Mahi is the overall head and a panel of coaches will impart lessons,” the Aarka partner told Mumbai Mirror.