Don't think MS Dhoni already wants to play for India: Harbhajan Singh

NEW DELHI: Veteran Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday he said the former captain of India Ms dhoni does not want to return to the team.

Harbhajan in a Instagram Live session with India opening Rohit Sharma revealed that the 2019 World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand was Dhoni's last match and that he will now not turn aside.

When an Instagram user asked the duo when will Dhoni return to the field, Rohit replied: I request you to please ask Dhoni yourself, we do not know what is happening with him.

On the other hand, Harbhajan said: You should seek to know whether Dhoni wants to play for India or not. From what I think, I don't think he wants to play for India. I think he knew that the 2019 World Cup was the last tournament for him in Indian colors.

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Harbhajan argued that Dhoni will continue to play in the IPL but his return in Men in Blue is very difficult. Dhoni, 38, has been enjoying a time out of the game. The last time he played competitive cricket was in the 2019 World Cup.

Dhoni faced criticism for his slow hitting approach during India's matches in the high-profile tournament.

Previously, Dhoni did not find a place for himself in the BCCI The list of centrally recruited players. The board had released the central player roster list for the period from October 2019 to September 2020.

Dhoni is the only captain to win all the major ICC trophies (World Cup over 50, T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy). Under his leadership, India also managed to reach the number one spot in Cricket Test.

IPL 2020 was slated to begin from March 29, but the tournament has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.