T20 World Cup 2021: MS Dhoni was introduced because the mentor of India’s T20 World Cup squad. BCCI secretary Jay Shah had labored in the direction of getting the nod from the previous India captain and the group administration for the appointment. MS Dhoni will be a part of Team India as mentor at T20 World Cup 2021 (AFP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMS Dhoni was appointed as mentor of Team India for T20 World CupBCCI secretary Jay Shah had labored in the direction of getting the nod from DhoniIndia will open their World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan in Dubai on October 24Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday mentioned that MS Dhoni shouldn’t be charging for his position as mentor of the Indian cricket group on the T20 World Cup, beginning October 17 in Oman and The UAE.
Jay Shah mentioned that the BCCI is grateful for MS Dhoni as the previous captain agreed to serve the group through the World Cup. The BCCI had roped within the companies of the previous India captain for less than the T20 world Cup because the board secretary introduced the unexpected resolution when the squad was introduced final month.”MS Dhoni is not charging any honorarium for his services as the mentor of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup,” Jay Shah mentioned, as quoted by ANI. Shah added that he’s grateful to Dhoni for the mentioned gesture.MS Dhoni, who led India to glory within the inaugural version of the T20 World Cup in 2007, retired from worldwide cricket in August 2020. However, the 40-year-old has continued to play for Chennai Super Kings within the Indian Premier League.Dhoni is within the UAE with CSK and can be a part of the Indian group following the completion of IPL 2021. Dhoni has led CSK to their ninth IPL remaining as he helped the 3-time champions bounce again from the horrors of UAE in 2020.Earlier, India Today reported that it was Jay Shah who had considered making use of MS Dhoni’s expertise as early as two months earlier than the announcement was made. Shah had a digital interplay with Dhoni, providing him the chance to work with the Indian group as a mentor within the UAE.Dhoni agreed to the proposal after he obtained readability in regards to the position on the T20 World Cup.Jay Shah then approached captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma who agreed to the proposal.The BCCI secretary then spoke to India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, for whom the T20 World Cup would be the final project. Shah informed the previous India captain that MS Dhoni might be touring as mentor and would assume the same position with equal accountability.India will start their T20 World Cup marketing campaign below Virat Kohli’s captaincy in opposition to Pakistan in Dubai on October 24. They can even face New Zealand, Afghanistan and two extra groups from the qualifying phases in Group 2 of the Super 12 stage.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.