Former Indian Skipper MS Dhoni set for Team India return as a mentor for T20 World Cup.


The BCCI announced MS Dhoni's return to Indian cricket as a mentor of the team India for the T20 World Cup 2021.

On Wednesday, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a 15-member team India Squad to take part in the ICC T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman between October 17 to November 14 2021.


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The BCCI wrote on Twitter: "Former India Captain @msdhoni to mentor the team for the T20 World Cup" - Honorary Secretary @JayShah."


Former Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik wrote: "That is one HELL of a team. Well, done selectors. M S DHONI - that's a masterstroke too. Congrats to everyone but more so to @ashwinravi99 and @chakaravarthy29 from my neck of the woods. Well, done boys."


MS Dhoni is one of the most successful leaders in the history of Indian cricket, He is the only captain to have won an ICC World Cup, ICC World T20 and ICC Champions Trophy. Dhoni had guided India to two World Cup titles in 2007 and 2011. The legendary cricketer and wicketkeeper represented India in 90 Tests, 350 ODIs, and 98 T20 Internationals.

He is currently in the UAE at the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) camp for the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.


Team India Squad:

Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun C, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami

Team India standby players: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar

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