Watch video: Yuzvendra Chahal says, 'We miss Dhoni, no one sits on his seat in team bus'

Published: Jan 28, 2020, 15:52 IST | ANI | Mumbai

In the video, Chahal is seen talking to several members of the squad including Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul

Yuzvendra Chahal in the video
Yuzvendra Chahal in the video

No one sits on the seat that Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his own in the team bus, revealed India leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal, saying that the talismanic former skipper is missed by the side.

In a video shot inside the team bus, while it was on its way to Hamilton for the third T20 International against New Zealand, Chahal is seen talking to several members of the squad including Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul.

Towards the end of the video, he moved to the rear of the bus and pointed to an empty seat which, he said, was the former captain's preferred spot before he went on a sabbatical last year.
"Yeh woh seat hai jahan ek legend baithate the. Mahi bhai. Abhi bhi yaha koi nahi baithata. Hum unhe bohot miss karte hai (This is the seat that used to be occupied a legend. MS Dhoni. No one sits here now. We miss him a lot)," Chahal said in the video posted on ''.

The-38-year-old Dhoni has not played a competitive game since the World Cup semifinal loss to New Zealand on July 9. Earlier this month, Dhoni was dropped from the BCCI's list of centrally contracted players, raising fresh doubts on his future.

However, on the same day, Dhoni returned to training, batting fluently in the Jharkhand team nets.
Head coach Ravi Shastri has hinted that the celebrated wicketkeeper-batsman might retire from ODIs soon but will be in contention for a T20 World Cup berth provided he does well for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

The Indian team lead the five-match T20 series against New Zealand 2-0. Virat Kohli's men will take on the hosts in the third T20 here on Wednesday.

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