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- Former Australia Cricketer and the Head Coach of London Spirit in the Hundred, Shane Warne Made a Public Offer to MS Dhoni to Join His Team
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Shane Warne and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have played against each other in the IPL. Warne was both the coach and captain of the Rajasthan Royals in the first season of the IPL. -File
- Shane Warne said- I will call Dhoni and find out if he would like to play for my team.
- 'The Hundred' Cricket League was to be played from July 17 to August 15 this year, but due to Corona it was postponed by 1 year
- Warne is the head coach of the London Spirit, the team of ECB's 100–100-ball tournament 'The Hundred'
Former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne has offered Mahendra Singh Dhoni to play for his team London Spirit in England's Cricket League 'The Hundred' (100-100 ball tournament) just hours after retirement. Warne said this during a commentary on the second Test between England and Pakistan on Sky Sports.
“I am thinking that I should convince him to play with my team next year,” Warne said. I will call them and find out if they would like to play at Lord's. I will arrange the money, MS. Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket by posting a video message on Instagram a day earlier.
'The Hundred' was to start in England this year
'The Hundred' is also a cricket league like the IPL. But instead of twenty overs, an innings will be of 100 balls. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) wanted to start from this year. The league was to be contested between 8-8 men's and women's teams. But due to Corona, it has been postponed for next year. In October last year, 8 teams of the league had selected male players through the draft, while the players' selection process for the women's team was underway.
Dhoni is an amazing player: Warne
The former leg-spinner said that you think about his captaincy. He is an amazing player. He will be known as the all time great wicketkeeper batsman in history. Dhoni is the only captain in cricket history to have won all the ICC Trophies. Under his captaincy, India also won the Champions Trophy in 2013 after winning the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup.
'The secret of Dhoni's success is his calm'
He said that Dhoni is very quiet. For this reason, he always got the better of his team. Then whether he captained India or Chennai Super Kings. He is looked upon by fellow players with respect.
Dhoni is away from the cricket field for 14 months
Dhoni has been away from the cricket ground since the defeat to New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final in England last year. Then he had scored 50 runs. Due to being away from the cricket field for such a long time, his retirement was being speculated.
Meanwhile, on Saturday evening, he posted a video message on his Instagram account informing the world to say goodbye to international cricket. However, they will play a few more years and the IPL.
Dhoni starts practice for IPL
Dhoni will play in the IPL starting in the UAE from 19 September. For this, he has also started training in Chennai. CSK won the IPL title twice in 2010 and 2011 under Dhoni's captaincy.