How Dhoni had eased out Ganguly, Dravid, Sehwag, GambhirJuly 20, 2019
There is intense speculation that Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has already retired from the Test format, has played his last ODI for India during the World Cup in which the team was knocked out of the semifinal after a loss to New Zealand. The selection panel will meet on Sunday to pick squads for the West Indies tour amid intense focus on Dhoni’s future.
As skipper, Dhoni had taken some tough decisions to phase out some legends from his team.
2008: TIME TO PREPARE FOR 2011
Before the 2008 tri-series in Australia, Dhoni took the bold call of telling selectors to drop players like Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid from the ODI set-up as they were not good fielders.
India ended up winning the tournament and the foundations of the 2011 World cup victory was laid with players like Suresh Raina & Gautam Gambhir.