Soon after the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), most Indian cricket fans are looking forward to MS Dhoni, who is serving as the mentor’s hat for the first time for team India. Ever since he has joined the Indian team ahead of the marquee event, all the eyes are on the veteran and his role in the side. When it is Dhoni, the limelight is always on him and no wonder, the BCCI is also making sure the fans get all the information about their favorite player.
Despite being the mentor, MS Dhoni was seen giving some useful tips to the wicketkeepers Ishan Kishan and Rishabh Pant during the warm-ups. He was also seen having one-on-one chats with the players of the squad. Meanwhile, the official Twitter handle of BCCI has posted some pictures of the new avatar of Dhoni ahead of the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup.
India is gearing up for the marquee clash against Pakistan on Sunday and MS Dhoni was seen giving throwdowns to the batters in the nets. BCCI posted the pictures of the same as the fans rejoiced to watch him don another new role.
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 22, 2021
MS Dhoni will definitely play a huge role in the Indian dressing room during the T20 World Cup. Apart from spending time with the youngsters, he will be expected to help in deciding crucial strategies and has, multiple times, been spotted being involved in intense discussions with skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri.
Team India will be getting their campaign underway on October 24 (Sunday) against arch-rivals Pakistan. They will be locking horns with Afghanistan, New Zealand, Scotland and Namibia in their remaining Super 12 matches and the fans will be hoping for them to make it to the knockouts of the tournament. This is also the last ICC event for Virat Kohli as the captain of the Indian team in T20Is having announced his decision to step down from the position during the IPL itself.