MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. (Twitter photograph)
NEW DELHI: Former India batsman Aakash Chopra has mentioned that India did not like to make use of the ‘Decision Review System’ earlier as MS Dhoni was not a fan of the expertise.
Chopra additionally mentioned that India did not have a profitable try with the DRS in 2008 and it was then that the facet made up their thoughts about the expertise.
“India was the first team to try the DRS in 2008 against Sri Lanka. MS Dhoni was not leading the side then, it was Anil Kumble. On that tour, India did not have a successful use of DRS, the team kept on taking horrible calls and we decided then that we do not like DRS,” Chopra instructed sports activities anchor Sawera Pasha on her official YouTube channel.
“Dhoni was not a fan of DRS as well and it matters what a captain eventually thinks, Dhoni was convinced for the longest time that the DRS is not full-proof. Dhoni did not like it one bit,” he added.
The former India batsman additionally mentioned that Virat Kohli is quite the reverse of Dhoni and the present skipper is an enormous fan of the DRS expertise.
“Virat Kohli is quite the opposite, he is a big fan of DRS, he wants in every match possible, now the thought has changed and DRS has been embraced. It’s quite ironic that Dhoni did not like DRS but he is very successful in picking the DRS,” Chopra mentioned.
Dhoni is quite profitable with the DRS as most of the time, the former skipper will get it proper as to what choice of the umpire must be questioned.
The former skipper Dhoni was final seen in motion throughout the 2019 World Cup. He would have been main the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) had the Indian Premier League (IPL) commenced from March 29. However, the event has been postponed indefinitely as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.