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Suresh Raina feels that MS Dhoni will play crucial role in upcoming world Cup in 2019 to win the showpiece event in England.
MS Dhoni’s experience on the field and how he communicates and guides the youngsters in team will help in big tournament like world cup.
“The amount of runs Dhoni has scored recently in Australia and New Zealand and the kind of guidance he gives to the youngsters in the team, especially the bowlers, that augurs really well for the boys. He has seen a lot of ups and downs, he has been a part of quite a few World Cups and has also been there in IPL finals and that is why he is the go-to-man for skipper Kohli,” he told to Hindustan Times.
Raina feels dhoni should bat at no. 4 batting position in world cup
He feels, “Dhoni has been batting really well and scoring runs. For me, I feel he is India’s number four for the World Cup.”
Talking about Indian Skipper Virat Kohli, Raina said he has ability and hunger to perform in every situation.
“Virat Kohli is a brilliant leader as well as a brilliant player. Everyone knows how many runs he has scored. But what stands out for me when it comes to Kohli is the belief that he has and the hunger to perform in every situation. Every time there is a pressure-cooker scenario, he is ready to take the responsibility with open arms,” he said.
Raina said the current Indian Team has very good chance in lifting world cup under virat’s captaincy.
“I don’t really think there will be pressure. I think the way the boys have been playing, we have done really well. I won’t be surprised if we finish in the top four (at the end of the league stage) and if that happens, we clearly have a very good chance of lifting the World Cup at Lord’s.”