Virender Sehwag questions MS Dhoni’s place if IPL gets canceled; backs Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya

Virender Sehwag backed Indian captain Virat Kohli after he was seen struggling with the willow in swinging conditions.

Virender Sehwag also spoke highly of Hardik Pandya.

Previous India opener Virender Sehwag has addressed previous CWC 2011-winning India chief, MS Dhoni’s place in the India side, if and when he chooses to make a rebound. Dhoni hasn’t played for India since his scandalous run-out against New Zealand in the CWC 2019 semi-last played in England and Wales.

Conversing with columnists from Ahmedabad, Sehwag took on the interesting issue identifying with MS Dhoni’s greatly anticipated come back to the national side post a decent appearing in the IPL. In any case, with vulnerabilities encompassing IPL 2020 and KL Rahul developing as the most recent wager for the wicket-keeping opening, Sehwag feels that Dhoni will think that it’s extreme to break into the side.


“Where will he fit in? With any semblance of Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul as of now in structure, particularly the last performing astoundingly well recently, I think there is no motivation behind why we ought not to stay with them.”

Talking on India’s terrible voyage through New Zealand, Sehwag said that India lost to a much predominant group in the ODI and Test arrangement however was certain of seeing a decent show in the future arrangement’. He likewise sponsored Indian commander Virat Kohli after he was seen battling with the willow in swinging conditions. He felt that each class batsman experienced intense occasions and Kohli may be enduring a similar destiny however will just return more grounded.

“He [Kohli] is a class batsman who, in various times, has happened to all the exceptional batsmen, be it Sachin Tendulkar, Steven Waugh, Jacques Kallis or Ricky Ponting … should concede that the Kiwis were better than us in the ODIs and Tests. During the T20s, Kiwis lost close matches. In the most limited configuration, it is constantly hard to make a speedy rebound.”

He additionally praises Hardik Pandya, who is coming back from a long physical issue lay-off and anticipates that him should have an effect quickly considering his gallant tricks in late residential T20 adventures.


“During the T20s, one can’t foresee top choices. Such is the eccentric idea of the configuration, any single player can change the appearance of the game on a given day… The arrival of Hardik Pandya will have an enormous effect to the Indian group. The entire mix will change with an all-rounder of the gauge of Hardik.”

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