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Dhoni’s comeback not dependent on the IPL says Aakash Chopra. World’s most awaited T20 League (IPL) suspended indefinitely for this year due to coronavirus outbreak.
This year’s IPL was supposed to bring back Former India Captain MS Dhoni in the cricketing field and highly considered to open the door of the T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to kick start from mid-October in Australia.
Many cricket analytics and board person assumed that Dhoni’s IPL performance would matter a lot to feature in the T20 World Cup. But former India Cricketer turned Commentator Aakash Chopra differs in this matter.
Aakash Chopra said that people had misconceptions regarding Dhoni’s participation in the T20 World Cup.
Dhoni’s comeback not dependent on the IPL says Aakash Chopra:
Aakash Chopra is quite vocal on cricketing issues nowadays. Former Cricketer stated, “Look if the team (India)wants him to play, all know that will happen. But if this year’s IPL doesn’t take place, T20 World Cup also not going to happen this year too. Of course, he (Dhoni) will be a year older thus Dhoni out for the 18 months, you can assume you might not see to Dhoni play it again( for India).”
Aakash Chopra doesn’t see T20 World Cup happen as per schedule then IPL can happen in this window. Chopra also believes that if any chance IPL can take place behind closed door then it must happen.
“It is a long shot to go because we don’t know how the world is going to operate. COVID-19 pandemic has a developing story. For the tournament like IPL, you’ve to ensure player’s security. It’s really complicated to have IPL behind the closed doors but I think its better to have the tournament without any spectators than not having at all.” Aakash Chopra stated.
Talking about T20 World Cup Aakash Chopra feels that the chances are very slim to happen this year. The T20 World Cup is all set to take place from October 18 this year in Australia.
Over 6,000 cases of novel coronavirus have been found till now and each passing day it is increasing.
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