Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Skipper Dhoni's batting form a concern ahead of World Cup!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be blessed with the way Indian aggregation has been performing, but the skipper's own anatomy may be annoying him.Dhoni is not in the best of anatomy activity into the World Cup. He managed to account alone 75 runs in the afresh assured five-match ODI alternation adjoin South Africa. If the alpha of this year was bad, 2010 was worse as far as his batting was concerned. He denticulate 600 runs from 18 ODIs as compared to 1097 and 1198 runs in 29 ODIs in 2008 and 2009 respectively.

It's been over a year aback he denticulate an ODI century. However, it is still adequate because that he comes to bat No 5 and 6. But it is about six months aback he hit a half-century. It came adjoin Sri Lanka in Dambulla aftermost August.

Is the burden of captaincy boring demography a assessment on his alone performance? In the 2009-10 season, Dhoni managed to account alone 754 runs in 20 matches in which he Did Not Bat four times as compared to 592 runs in 15 matches during the 2008-09 season. In his aboriginal division as captain in 2007-08, he denticulate 708 runs in 22 matches.

Though above captain Ajit Wadekar said his anatomy is a "concern", it is not article that the Indian think-tank needs to diaphoresis over. "The affectionate of batting agency we accept got, I don't anticipate we should anguish too abundant about Dhoni's form. He is a player, who can appear aback to anatomy whenever required.

"But if he is in acceptable form, it will acutely advice a abundant deal. It is important for every amateur to be at their best if we accept to win the World Cup," he said. However, Dhoni will comedy a acute role in finishing amateur if the Indian aggregation has to abstain any last-minute hiccups as witnessed during the aftermost few ODIs adjoin South Africa, which went bottomward the wire.

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