Dhoni was rested in the last two ODIs against Australia
In his absence, Team India could not defend 358 runs in the fourth one-dayer
new Delhi. The final match of the five-ODI series between India and Australia will be played on Wednesday at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Both teams are on equal footing with 2-2 in the series. Team India has lost both the matches. India, without Mahendra Singh Dhoni, could not defend the 358 runs in the fourth match of the series. Australia defeated them by four wickets. Former captain Bishan Singh Bedi told Dhoni as the half-captain of Team India before the fifth ODI. He said – In the absence of Dhoni in the fourth ODI, captain Virat Kohli looked uncomfortable.
Dhoni lacks behind wicket in Mohali: Bedi
Bedi said, "We were all amazed at how Dhoni was rested, in Mohali, behind his wicket, batting and fielding was his absence, Dhoni is a half-captain in the team." Dhoni has been rested in the last two ODIs of the series.
The 72-year-old spinner said, "Dhoni is not going to be young anymore, he is not as agile as before, but Team India needs him." Dhoni plays with calmness on Dhoni's side. Kohli is uncomfortable without them, this is not good for the future. "
Bedi said, "Team India should not use much before the World Cup, I want the team to presently live in the World Cup, it is still two and a half months, for that we have been experimenting for the past 18 months. Now it is not needed. " Bedi took 266 wickets in 67 Tests.