Dubai: His mere presence apart, Indian staff mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s “eye for intricate details” and “practical advice” will assist in enhancing the boldness of the squad within the T20 World Cup right here, captain Virat Kohli stated on Saturday.
Iconic former captain Dhoni was final month introduced in as mentor of India’s 15-member T20 World Cup squad by the BCCI, a transfer that took everybody abruptly.
During a pre-tournament media interplay organised by the ICC, Kohli, who remains to be chasing a world title as skipper of the Indian staff, expressed his delight at Dhoni’s appointment.
“He has got massive experience. He is quite excited himself to be back in that environment. He has always been a mentor for all of us when we were starting our careers through till the time he was with the team,” Kohli stated through the media session.
“Younger guys who’re enjoying their first main tournaments at early phases of profession will profit. His eye for intricate details and sensible recommendation will assist enhance the sport by one or two per cent.
“We are absolutely delighted to have him…(His) presence will not only boost morale but also increase confidence that we already have,” he added.
Kohli stated he’s trying ahead to gaining from the expertise that Dhoni has collected over time.
He stated Dhoni’s sport consciousness could be necessary in garnering “practical inputs” on the place the match goes and the way the staff can enhance. Dhoni received the IPL title for a fourth time with Chennai Super Kings on Friday.