India will play its first match between Pakistan and T20WC on October 24th.
When India announced a team of 15 people for the 2021 T20 World Cup, many amazing exclusions came to the table, MS Dhoni The side mentor was in the limelight. This is the first time Doni has been seen in an international scenario since he announced his retirement in August 2020.
Doni continues to lead the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, but played his final international match against New Zealand in the 2019 ODI World Cup semifinals. In light of the appointment of Doni as an Indian mentor, BCCI Chairman Sourav Ganguly added that the decision was made with the team’s scenario in mind. Gangley said the team hasn’t won the ICC trophy since 2013 and Doni could really help the team with his impeccable record on the T20 cricket.
“It’s just to help the side of the World Cup. He has a good record in the T20 format of India and Chennai Super Kings. There are many ideas behind it. We talked a lot and then he I’ve decided to put it on. I haven’t won the ICC trophy since 2013, “said Ganguly, quoted by The Telegraph.
The presence of such a heavyweight at an expensive event has always helped, Gangley thinks about the presence of Doni.
Gangley further described the similarities with Doni’s appointment as Steve Waugh’s mentor for Australia’s Ash. Ganguly believes that the presence of such a big name will help the team move up. India won the last ICC trophy in 2013. It became the captain of Doni as the Champions Trophy. MS Dhoni is the only skipper in the world. ICC Trophy under his belt.
“Remember that Australia played a similar role the last time it drew Ash 2-2 in England. The presence of such a heavyweight at an expensive event has always helped,” Ganguly said. I added.
India will play the first match of the T20 World Cup against Pakistan on October 24th. This will continue to be the long-awaited tournament of the hottest events starting October 17th.