These 5 Wicket-Keepers Can Replace Dhoni After His Retirement
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been playing in a great form since the beginning of the league. So, far he has scored 455 runs at an amazing strike rate of 150.66. He has impressed one and all with his amazing batting skills and also with his amazing leadership skills. His good form is a positive thing for …
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been playing in a great form since the beginning of the league. So, far he has scored 455 runs at an amazing strike rate of 150.66. He has impressed one and all with his amazing batting skills and also with his amazing leadership skills. His good form is a positive thing for our Indian cricket team as world cup 2019 is just around the corner.
However, there are a lot of speculations about Dhoni’s retirement after the world cup. Now, the big question here is, who will replace Dhoni?
Well, when it comes to wicket-keeping, no one can match the extra-ordinary skills of MS Dhoni. However, throughout the tournament this season, we saw many great performances from the players of other teams. So, here we bring you a list of a few players who can replace Dhoni as a wicket-keeper once he retires.
Have a look :
- Dinesh Karthik :
This year turned out to be an exceptional one for Dinesh Karthik. He impressed everyone with his captaincy skills, and also with his wicket-keeping skills.
So, far he has scored 498 runs at a healthy strike rate of 147.77. He is looking in a great form and can be a good choice for wicket-keeping once Dhoni retires.
2. Sanju Samson:
Playing for Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson was like an asset for the team this year. He scored 441 runs in 15 matches at an average of 31.5, including two match-winning knocks.
Sanju Samson has been rated highly by his mentor Rahul Dravid and has also done some decent wicket-keeping. He might be a good choice for wicket-keeping once Dhoni retires.
3. Ishan Kishan:
Ishan Kishan has impressed everyone with his impeccable performance in this season for his team Mumbai Indians. He played some thrilling knocks for his team and did some decent wicket-keeping. He possesses great talent and could replace his mentor Dhoni in the future.
4. Rishabh Pant :
The star performer of Delhi Daredevils, Rishabh Pant has given some exceptional performances throughout the league. He scored a whopping 684 runs in 14 matches, at an average of 52.60. Besides this he has given some brilliant performances from behind the stumps as well.
5. KL Rahul :
KL Rahul has played like a champion in this season of Indian Premier League. He has given many destructive performances and was one of the reasons for his team’s success in this season. He scored a whopping 659 runs in 14 matches at an average of 54.91 and strike rate of 158.41.
Apart from this, he has done some great wicket-keeping as well. He can be the best choice for wicket-keeper once Dhoni retires.