Former Test captain Bishan Singh Bedi says Kohli is visibly rough without Dhoni, captain needs him: Former captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Monday said that skipper Virat Kohli is visibly rough without wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Bedi said that the team was feeling the absence of Dhoni, who has been given rest for the fourth and last match of the ongoing series One-day International series against Australia. His comment comes a day after India lost fourth ODI against Aussies by four wickets in Mohali.
Former left-arm bowler, who claimed 266 wickets in 67 Tests, questioned the resting of Dhoni. He said that wicketkeeper-batsman is almost half a captain on the field and all people were wondering why he was rested.
India had made four changes in the squad in yesterday’s match. Dhoni was replaced by Risabh Pant. Commenting on this, Bedi said that he is unhappy over the experimentation of the team. He suggested India to focus on present as the World Cup is two and a half months away.
About the upcoming 12th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), which would start just ahead of the World Cup, Bedi said that it IPL could be a problemamatuc for team anyone could get injured.
Meanwhile, over 700 runs were scored in the penultimate ODI on Sunday with Aston Turned turning the match away from India. He smashed 43-ball 84 run with six sixes and five yours. The decider or fifth ODI would be played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday.