Michael Vaughan Insists MS Dhoni Should Play For Team India In The T20 World Cup Rather Than Mentoring
Michael Vaughan Insists MS Dhoni Should Play For Team India In The T20 World Cup Rather Than Mentoring.

Former English skipper, Michael Vaughan has praised former Indian skipper and the current Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain, MS Dhoni, who won his fourth IPL title on Friday. MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings to their 4th IPL title as he led the side in their 9th IPL final against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Dhoni has also been appointed as the mentor of the India National Cricket Team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 which is all set to take place from October 17 to November 14 in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Team India will begin its campaign against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup on October 24.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. Credits: IPL

Michael Vaughan Heaps Praise On MS Dhoni After A 4th IPL Title

Chennai Super Kings and MS Dhoni won their 4th IPL title on Friday when they took on KKR in the IPL 2021 final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Batting first, CSK put up a huge total of 194 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in their 20 overs. In response, KKR were dismissed on 165 runs for the loss of 9 wickets, thereby CSK winning the final and the title by 27 runs.

Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan (Image Credit: Twitter)

After CSK’s win in the IPL 2021 final and said, “India’s Team mentor might be better off playing in the T20 WC”. Notably, this is CSK’s 4th IPL title. They have managed to win the IPL trophy thrice previously in the year 2010, 2011, and 2018. The 2018 title came as a massive boost as the franchise was making a comeback after a ban of 2 years.

Team India Aiming For An ICC Title After 8 Years

MS Dhoni has been appointed as the mentor of team India for the ICC T20 World Cup this year. This has been done in order to help the Men in Blue grab their hands on a maiden ICC trophy in the last 8 years. Team India last won an ICC trophy in 2013 when they lifted the ICC Champions Trophy in England under the captaincy of Dhoni.

T20 World Cup 2021: MS Dhoni Roped In As India's Mentor For The Tournament
T20 World Cup 2021: MS Dhoni Roped In As India’s Mentor For The Tournament

Virat Kohli will be leading team India in the T20 World Cup and he will also step down as India’s T20 captain after the tournament. MSD won’t be charging any remuneration for his services to team India in the T20 World Cup.

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