Pakistan pace bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar in a recent interaction said that former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could have played the T20 World Cup next year. MS Dhoni announced his international retirement last week via an Instagram post. After the announcement, the social media went into a frenzy, with sports fraternity sending Dhoni best wishes for the future.On being asked if it was the right time for Dhoni to retire, Akhtar said that the Indian team would have included the wicketkeeper-batsman in the 2021 World Cup T20 squad because of his popularity.READ | Sunil Gavaskar gets emotional, says ‘Told Dhoni I’d watch his six in my last moments’“I think he could have gone on to play the T20 World Cup. The way India supports its stars, the way they love them, and recognizes them, they would have played him in T20s. But it was his personal choice,” Akhtar said in an interaction on Youtube channel ‘Bol Wasim’.Akhtar, though, added that Dhoni has achieved everything that he could have in his career. “But again he has won everything, a person from Ranchi has rocked the whole of India, what else do you need. At the end of… Read full this story
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