Chennai, August 27
Eulogising the charismatic Mahendra Singh Dhoni, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says the previous India skipper had the standard to soak up stress and deal with robust match conditions with out panicking.
Dhoni introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket on August 15, ending speculations if he would once more put on the India jersey.
Bravo has spent appreciable time with Dhoni at Chennai Super Kings, one of the profitable IPL franchisees.
“As a player he absorbed pressure, he never panicked. He always gave the players belief and confidence to do whatever they had to do,” Bravo stated in an interplay.
Dhoni has all the time been a gamers’ captain as he backed a number of of them, giving them a future to settle within the group.
Talking about Dhoni’s retirement, Bravo, who on Wednesday grew to become the primary bowler to take 500 wickets in T20s, stated it needed to come in the future.
“I am sure he had his own plan. As his fans and cricket lovers, we would all wish he would continue for as long as possible. But the reality is, you know, we all have to stop playing at some point in time,” stated Bravo.
Dhoni’s final worldwide recreation was the ICC World Cup semifinal towards New Zealand in July 2019.
The former West Indies skipper, who’s presently that includes within the Caribbean Premier League for Trinbago Knight Riders, stated recreation time was essential to be in finest bodily form.
“I’m feeling good physically, being ready, and taking part in the CPL. Nothing can compare to game time. Yes playing in the CPL will obviously mean I am being match fit,” added the all-rounder.
The 36-year previous stated it was nice to be again on the park enjoying once more after the coronavirus-enforced break.
“As cricketers we have to just adapt to all the new regulations quickly,” he stated.
Bravo will play for CSK within the 13th version of the IPL, starting September 19 within the UAE after his CPL stint with the Trinbago Knight Riders. PTI