Former Indian bowler Ashish Nehra recently revealed that all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was in his best form under MS Dhoni’s captaincy. This statement of Nehra came after Yuvraj claimed that he didn’t get enough support from MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.
Countering the allegation of Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra said that Yuvraj was at the peak of his career since 2007. He also appreciated the batsman for his wonderful performance in the 2011 World Cup despite his deadly sickness.
In an interview with Star Sports, Indian pacer opened up on the impeccable form of former Indian all-rounder. Nehra further said that it was Dhoni who gave Yuvraj confidence as it was under him that he played some brilliant knocks.
He further talked about the 2011 World Cup where the southpaw scored 362 runs taking India to the end of the tournament.
“Yuvraj has played well under MS Dhoni”, says Nehra
The statement made by Ashish Nehra read, “Yuvraj has played well under MS Dhoni, as far as I have seen Yuvraj’s career, the way he has batted in 2007 and 2008 onwards it has been impeccable”
Yuvraj Singh was a crucial player for India even in the 2007 World Cup win. He contributed towards the victory with his left-arm spin bowling and crucial knocks down the order with bat. He played a perfect role for India in the middle order. However, his form dipped after the 2011 World Cup. The cricketer faced an illness after the World Cup. Though, he made a comeback in the Indian team but couldn’t solidify his position in the team owing to his bad form.
Nehra further added, “And in 2011 we saw how he braved his sickness and played brilliantly under Dhoni. I feel every player has their own choice of a favorite captain when they play for 16 years and Yuvraj played well under Dhoni according to me,”
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