Former India U-19 captain and Jharkhand player Ishan Kishan has credited MS Dhoni as a big reason behind the underdog team's run to the Ranji trophy semifinals this year. Pacer Shahbaz Nadeem, who has topped the wicket charts this season, also credited Dhoni for the spike in his performance.
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It appears India’s limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni has had a lot to do with the success. After his retirement from Test cricket, instead of donning the domestic colors and taking to the field, Dhoni had joined the team on a regular basis in practice sessions as a mentor ahead of the domestic season. The move appears to have worked wonders for the team.
Former India U-19 captain Kishan has described how Dhoni was responsible for his shift
Kishan said, “Dhoni
“I got time to rework my stance and train with my new stance during the camp ahead of the season and I
Kishan also describes how the Indian skipper
“To be honest, we have played nine games so far, but we still feel like the season has just started. To be mentally fresh going into the business end of the tournament is very important and we have managed to do that thanks to Dhoni
Shahbaz Nadeem, the season's topper in the wicket-taker list with 50 wickets, also talked about how Dhoni had helped him.
“It always helps when you have someone like Dhoni
In the semifinals, Jharkhand will take on Gujarat on New Year's day at Nagpur.
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