IPL 2020 | Kevin Pietersen concerned over MS Dhoni’s mindset after long break from cricket

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Kevin Pietersen has expressed considerations over MS Dhoni’s mindset because the CSK captain makes a return after a long break.

After over a 12 months since he final took the sphere, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will make a comeback to cricket motion when he dons the Chennai Super Kings jersey within the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League. 

Dhoni can even seize many eyeballs as he introduced his worldwide retirement final month. The Indian Premier League is now the one match the place Dhoni will proceed to play.

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, nevertheless, has stated that he has considerations over Dhoni’s kind and mindset as he returns to cricket motion after a considerably long break.

‘I know how passionate he is, how dedicated he is and how much he loves the Chennai Super Kings. But, after this long break from cricket, and everything that’s been related to it, it’s troublesome to understand how he shall be feeling,” Pietersen told Betway.

“It might need refreshed him and set him up positively, or it might need had a destructive affect on his sport. I don’t suppose it will likely be someplace between the 2.”

The former English batsman also raised his doubts over whether Dhoni will continue to play the IPL after this season. “Will this be his final IPL? And how is he going to exit whether it is?” Pietersen said.

“Maybe he can play for a couple of extra years, however it’s one thing we’ll should be careful for over the following few months.”

While Pietersen insists that Dhoni’s abilities as captain will remain unhampered with these factors, his mindset as the finisher for CSK will be “fascinating to seek out out.” 

“Whatever his ideas are in regards to the future, I do know they gained’t have an effect on his captaincy. He’s a reasonably cool man, very unassuming and he enjoys going below the radar,” said the former England cricketer. 

“Whether he can nonetheless produce these performances because the match-winner, the finisher, for CSK shall be very fascinating to seek out out.”

MS Dhoni will return to action on the opening day of IPL 2020 when CSK takes on Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.

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