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MS Dhoni is one man who doesn’t lose trust in his players that easily

MS Dhoni is one man who doesn’t lose trust in his players that easily.

If he has picked someone in the XI, he would give him a fair run, that’s certain.

When Hardik Pandya failed in Pune on a seaming track, there were talks if India should leave him out and get a spinning all-rounder in, maybe Pawan Negi who had gone so well in the domestic Twenty 20 tournament only days ago.

But, it was never going to happen with Dhoni in charge of the team.

The wicketkeeper captain put his weight behind Pandya and the young man repaid every bit of that faith as he played an eye catching knock in the very next game in Ranchi.

Being sent to bat up in the batting order, Pandya did exactly what he is in the team for.

The stand and deliver game that he has got, he put it on display and in that period of about 20 minutes, he, with his senior partner Suresh Raina, took the game away from Sri Lanka,

What was good to see was that Pandya was attacking in a calculative manner and was not just going bonkers and he was showing great game awareness as well.

Normally when the young players get on a roll and start getting boundaries, they just want to be on the strike and continue going for their hits and forget the singles in the process.

But, Pandya was quite mature in his batting. Read more »

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CH Gayle smashing six of JM Anderson (ENG vs WI: 2nd ODI, NatWest Series 2012)

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