Former cricketer Yograj Singh, the daddy of 2011 International Cup hero Yuvraj Singh, has blamed wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni for India’s semi-final loss to New Zealand on the ICC Cricket International Cup 2019 on Wednesday.
Whilst chasing 240 to win, Dhoni scored a gritty half-century in opposition to New Zealand because the Males in Blue fell 18-runs in need of the objective. After India misplaced their best six batsmen on simply 92, Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja (77) added 116 runs for the 7th wicket to deliver India again into the sport. Then again, Dhoni’s efforts didn’t galvanize Yograj Singh.
Talking to NNIS Sports activities, Yograj wondered Dhoni’s ways of enjoying gradual within the loss of life overs and blamed him for placing force on Jadeja and different batsmen on the different finish. The previous India pacer stated that Dhoni must have long past for the massive pictures as a substitute of asking his more youthful teammates to take action.
“One boy (Ravindra Jadeja) comes and he begins enjoying the massive pictures at will with none fear. You’re batting at the different finish. You’re telling him to play the pictures whilst he used to be batting on 77. Sooner than that, you advised Hardik Pandya to take at the spinners,” Yograj used to be quoted as pronouncing by way of NNIS Sports activities.
“Mr. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, you’ve got performed such a lot cricket. Don’t you’ve got any sense about what to do and what no longer? he wondered.
Yograj even cited the instance of his son, Yuvraj Singh.
“Did Yuvraj ever inform some other participant to play the pictures as you do?
“You were given such a lot of half-volleys, you hit large sixes, what came about to you at that second? Have been you nervous? You will have were given out. What distinction would it not have made?” the 61-year-old added.