After MS Dhoni's exceptional performance in Sri Lanka, Ravi Shastri has asserted that Dhoni’s decision of retire from Test cricket, in 2014, is paying off now. Dhoni scored 45*, 67*, and 49* in three consecutive innings against Sri Lanka to guide India to a historic 5-0 victory in the ODI series.
MS Dhoni's performances and place in the squad has come under a lot of
Dhoni had retired from Test cricket in December 2014 as he wanted to concentrate on the
"Dhoni is still the best wicketkeeper in the world and he is the quickest. The break from Test cricket has been great for Dhoni. He is an asset to the Indian team. He is an elder statesman in the dressing room," Shastri told India Today.
The 36-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has played 301 ODIs for India scoring 9658 runs and inflicted 100 stumpings.