Need to take practical decisions: Gambhir on MS Dhoni

Need to take practical decisions: Gambhir on MS Dhoni

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Former Cricketer and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir said that practical decision should be taken with regard to Dhoni given that youngsters are waiting in the wings.

There is speculation that Dhoni will not be included in the Indian team as the World Cup semifinal match against New Zealand is considered as Dhoni’s last ODI for India. The selection panel to be met on Sunday to select the Indian team for the West Indies tour.

"Dhoni wished for young players for the World Cup. It's necessary to take practical decisions than being emotional. And it's time to groom the youngsters. Be it Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan or any other wicketkeeper, whoever is believed to have the potential should be make the wicket-keeper," said Gambhir.

"If you see the statistics, then Dhoni is the best captain. But that doesn't mean that other captains have done badly. Sourav Ganguly has done good captaincy. We have won outside under him. Under Virat Kohli's captaincy, we have won ODI series in South Africa and Test series in Australia," Gambhir said.