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It’s impossible for MS Dhoni to perform if he plays only the IPL every year: Kapil Dev

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Kapil Dev-MS Dhoni (Photo Source: IPL / BCCI and Twitter)

Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev said that it is impossible for MS Dhoni if ​​MS Dhoni plays only Indian Premier League (IPL) every year. In the 2020 edition of the T20 League, the 39-year-old Dhoni made a comeback to competitive cricket after a 14-month hiatus. The veteran moved to a restroom after playing in the 2019 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in Manchester.

In the IPL, Dhoni flattering to cheat as both batsman and captain. Although the Super Kings won their last three games in the league stage, they had already become the team that was shown the door to elimination. According to Kapil, who is also of 1983 world CupWinning captain, Jharkhand-born Dhoni needs to go back to competitive cricket to regain his form.

Kapil says MS Dhoni should return to first class cricket

He said, ‘If Dhoni decides to play only IPL every year, it is impossible for him to perform. Kapil was quoted by ABP News as saying that talking about age is not a good thing, but the higher his age (39 years), the more he will play, the more his body will be tied.

“If you don’t play any cricket 10 months a year and suddenly play IPL, you can see what happened. If you have played so much cricket then you can always up or down the season. It has also happened to someone like Chris Gayle, ”he said.

He said, ‘He should go back to first-class cricket (domestic list A and T20) and play there. If one has achieved so much, the decline in form is affected and it becomes a challenge. Let’s see how he comes out of this, ”said Kapil.

Earlier, Dhoni confirmed that he would return for the 2021 edition of the IPL. He gave his views in front of commentator Danny Morrison before CSK’s final league match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Meanwhile, East England Cricketer Michael Vaughan said that Dhoni should return in the 2022 edition as well. The Englishman feels that Dhoni deserves to get out after playing in front of his domestic audience.