Talking to Rohit Sharma throughout an Instagram Live session on Thursday, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh stated that the present Indian team is over-dependent on the captain Virat Kohli and his deputy in shorter codecs, Rohit himself.
Bhajji additional went on to say that the team lacks self-belief which is on present when India finally ends up shedding matches if the aforementioned duo is dismissed early. Harbhajan shared his views when Rohit requested him to level out the similarities and the variations between the Indian groups of the previous and current.
“The current Indian side is dependent on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. The side does not have much confidence, there are good players but once Virat and Rohit get out, 70 percent of matches we tend to lose. There is a lack of self-belief,” stated Harbhajan.
“In our times, we had a lot of trust and belief. If the top three of the current Indian side are dismissed, then we have problems in winning matches, you need to find more watch winners. You had a good World Cup, but then you lose in the semi-finals, if you had 3-4 guys performing, we would have won the World Cup,” Harbhajan added.
On the opposite hand, when Rohit was requested by his followers on Instagram in regards to the confusion surrounding MS Dhoni’s future, the opener stated that he would not have any concept about it.
MS Dhoni has not performed worldwide cricket since India’s World Cup 2019 exit in July final yr. Speculations are rife about his worldwide future whilst uncertainty looms over Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The IPL was checked out as a possible comeback automobile for Dhoni because the team administration, together with head coach Ravi Shastri, didn’t rule out possibilities of his return to Team India.
“When MS Dhoni is not playing cricket, he goes out of radar. He goes underground. Whoever wants to know, you can directly go to him, you know he stays in Ranchi,” Rohit Sharma stated.
“You can’t go now but after the lockdown, you take a car, bike or flight go to his place and ask him ‘What are you going to do? Will you play or not?’
“We do not know what’s taking place with him. We have not heard any information about him. The final match of the World Cup was in July. From there, until now we’ve not heard something I don’t know.”