New Delhi(DL), August 22 : Previous all-rounder Irfan Pathan proposed an interesting match between previous India(In) players who didn’t gain a farewell match over the current domestic tandem.
Pathan makes the suggestion amidst talks of a farewell match for previous captain MS Dhoni, who just recently declared his own retirement from Intl. cricket.
“Numerous citizens are speaking regarding a farewell game for retired players who didn’t gain a proper send-off from that game. Just how regarding a charity cum farewell game from a tandem consisting of retired players vs the current Indian tandem?” tweeted Pathan on Sat. with a screenshot of a list of previous players provided in their own batting order.
Pathan’s tandem consisted of Gautam Gambhir & Virender Sehwag to open the innings & Dhoni’s predecessor as captain in limited overs cricket Rahul Dravid coming on in no.3. VVS Laxman comes in in no.four succeeded by Yuvraj Singh.
Dhoni is now in 6th & Pathan comes after him. He’s succeeded by Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan & Pragyan Ojha. Pathan cleared in a reply to one such comments that the tandem is only made of players who couldn’t gain a farewell match & retired awhile being out of the domestic tandem.
Previously, a Sr. Board of Curb for Cricket in India(In) (BCCI) officer had stated that the governing body for the sport within the nation is willing to host a farewell match for Dhoni.
“There is no Intl. show now, maybe after IPL we’ll watch what could be finished because Dhoni has finished a lot for the country & he deserves all this respect. We always wanted to have a farewell match for him however Dhoni is a various player. He declared his own retirement when nobody has been thinking of it,” the officer informed IANS.