Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India’s restricted overs captain, is all set to function in home cricket after a niche of eight years as he’s more likely to play for Jharkhand within the Vijay Hazare Trophy subsequent month in case the Pakistan collection doesn’t occur. Rajesh Verma, the Jharkhand State Cricket Affiliation (JSCA) secretary, stated the star cricketer has expressed his want to play for the state group.
“We’ve spoken to Dhoni and he has stated that in all probability he can be obtainable (if there is no Pakistan collection) to play for Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare Trophy. We have now not mentioned as to what number of matches he’ll play or whether or not he want to lead the aspect. But when he needs clearly, he’ll lead the aspect,” Verma advised PTI.
“His presence clearly can be an ideal increase for the boys. Each time Dhoni has acquired a chance, he has had encouraging phrases for the boys. Solely day earlier than I noticed him coaching on the fundamental stadium alone. Proper now the senior staff is in Tripura for Ranji Trophy,” Verma stated.
Dhoni final performed for Jharkhand within the 2007 East Zone leg of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Championship in Kolkata after the Indian group made an inglorious exit from the group stage of the 2007 World Cup.
Dhoni, who has retired from Check cricket, final performed a world recreation when he led India within the ODI towards South Africa on October 25.With no readability on the collection towards Pakistan, India’s subsequent task is the restricted-overs collection in Australia in mid January. The 50-over matches towards first-class sides will permit Dhoni to get some match time earlier than he goes Down Underneath.