Fans Vent Fury After MS Dhoni Is Left Out Of India Squad For Windies, Australia T20Is

(Last Updated On: October 27, 2018)

The news of Dhoni’s exclusion soon went viral on social media and fans came in their numbers to express their displeasure at the decision.

With the next T20 World Cup in 2020 in Australia, former players and cricket pundits felt that this could be the end of the road for Dhoni in T20Is.

However, MSK Prasad made it a point to say that the selectors are looking at back-up options behind the stumps.

“Dhoni is not going to play the 6 T20Is because we’re looking at the second keeper slot. It is not the end of Dhoni in T20Is,” said chief selector MSK Prasad.

India have played a total of 104 T20I matches since the format’s debut in 2006 and Dhoni has been part of 93 of those matches. Dhoni, who led India to the T20 World Cup title in 2007, has scored 1,487 T20I runs at an average of 37.17 and a strike-rate of 127.90.

Dhoni has hit two half-centuries and also has 54 catches and 33 stumpings to his name in T20 international cricket.

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