Internet users can’t keep calm after knowing about the entry of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s into team India as a mentor. Board of control for cricket in India announced the squad for team India for the upcoming T20 world cup which is going to take place from 17th of October in UAE. With Ravichandran Ashwin making it into 15 member the squad, BCCI surprisingly announced about Dhoni’s presence in team India as a mentor.
Virat Kohli is going to lead the team whereas Rohit Sharma has been appointed as vice captain. KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami has been added in the squad.
Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar has been named as standby players. BCCI announced about Dhoni’s addition by quoting a statement of Jay Shah, BCCi’s secretary. “Former India Captain
@msdhoni to mentor the team for the T20 World Cup” – Honorary Secretary @JayShah read BCCI’s tweet.
Standby players – Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.#TeamIndia— BCCI (@BCCI) September 8, 2021
As soon as the announcement was made, hashtag “Thala” started trending in the micro blogging social media site, celebrating Dhoni’s come back into the team who announced his retirement after playing the semi finals of World Cup tournament 2019. Along with fans, celebrities, cricket experts and former cricketers has been celebrating Dhoni’s appointment as team India’s mentor for the upcoming tournament.
Check out some of the reactions below :
That is one HELL of a team . Well done selectors .— DK (@DineshKarthik) September 8, 2021
M S DHONI – that's a master stroke too 😉💞🙂
Congrats to everyone but more so to @ashwinravi99 and @chakaravarthy29 from my neck of the woods. Well done boys 👍❤️ https://t.co/ovJlGBH95g
The tournament now is a formality. Cup is ours. https://t.co/CUcskaC7rC— CS Amudhan (@csamudhan) September 8, 2021
Captain – Virat Kohli— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) September 8, 2021
Vice Captain – Rohit Sharma
Mentor – MS Dhoni
Three biggest names of Indian team in this generation will be in UAE for the T20 World Cup.
2021 is a lot like 2007:— Sagar (@sagarcasm) September 8, 2021
Ronaldo is playing for Manchester United
Dr. Octupus is in a Spiderman movie
Dhoni will be in Indian dressing room in a new role
When these three Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni Will be seen together again for India in T20 World Cup 2021 – Then The Emotions, feeling, excitement will be on top and Sky. "The Legendary Trio" pic.twitter.com/LL2XqYxQNS— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) September 8, 2021