Cricket News: Virender Sehwag says “He was a compulsive hooker”

Cricket News: According to Virender Sehwag, several seasoned Indian cricketers had reservations about MS Dhoni’s accomplishment. During his domestic cricket days, he was a compulsive hooker. At the international level, Sehwag was a passionate hooker. Dhoni made his India debut in 2005. Also, went on to become a white-ball legend and India’s most successful captain in limited-overs cricket. He remains the only international captain to have lifted all three. In the ICC trophies in white-ball cricket – T20 World Cup. Also, the 50-over World Cup and the Champions Trophy. According to Sehwag, a lot of star cricketers are on the Indian team. They were not convinced of Dhoni’s talent. It is before his international debut.

“I remember playing against MS Dhoni in an India vs India A encounter. Dhoni was playing for India A and got out playing a pull shot. This was before his international debut and we were playing a practice match ahead of a Test series,” Virender Sehwag said.

Cricket News, “After he got out, a lot of seniors said. He is a compulsive hooker and might not succeed in international cricket. But I was the only one who thought that we too were not very good. When he started but improved as we played more and more. I felt he could definitely get better. If chances were given to him,” Sehwag said.

Cricket News: Virender Sehwag says "He was a compulsive hooker"

Virender Sehwag

Additionally, Virender Sehwag and MS Dhoni went on to become two of the most explosive hitters of the ball in international cricket. While he opened the innings across formats, the latter made his name. Also, as a renowned finisher in limited-overs cricket.

Lastly, Sehwag went on to explain that he could empathize with Dhoni’s situation. When he got out playing a hook because he had a similar experience. And then he c that he was out in a similar fashion during a domestic final. As well as to receive a lot of brickbats.

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