New Delhi: Former Chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil on Wednesday said that amid his residency there has been examinations on expelling Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy yet his retirement from Tests was a "stunner" for them. Patil additionally elucidated that there was no truth to the recognition that Dhoni was instrumental in disposing of a portion of the seniors in the Indian group like Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh.
"Obviously, we had a brief examination about it (expelling Dhoni from captaincy) on a couple events. We needed to test by giving the twirly doo (to someone) yet we thought the time was wrong with World Cup (2015) round the corner," Patil told on Wednesday. "We felt that new commander ought to be given some an opportunity to set things right. Remembering that in the World Cup, we had run with Dhoni. I trust Virat got the captaincy at the perfect time. Virat can lead the group in shorter arrangements also yet that choice rests with the new choice council," said Patil, who finished his term just nine days back. Patil named Dhoni's choice to resign from Tests as "stunning" as the group was having an extreme Test arrangement Down Under.
"It was an extremely intense arrangement. I won't say Dhoni was chief of a sinking ship yet things very didn't move to support us. Also, in this scenery, one of your senior players chooses to resign. That was stunning however by the day's end, it was his (Dhoni's) own choice," he said. Solicited to analyze the captaincy from Dhoni and Kohli, the previous Mumbai stalwart said that they are posts separated. "North Pole and South Pole.
Each chief has a longing to make his own particular group and knows the capacity of his players. Virat is known as the 'Irate Young Man' however it's a controlled hostility. Dhoni resist the urge to panic however dependably talked his psyche. I feel frustrated when I read reports about Dhoni's connection with Gambhir and Yuvraj. Dhoni never restricted their choice," said Patil. "It was totally the selectors' choice to drop them and Dhoni did not have any say in dropping Gambhir and Yuvraj. Both the commanders never contradicted any player."