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T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni not to charge anything for mentoring Team India

The former Indian skipper was brought into the squad as a mentor last month when the BCCI announced the team for the ICC tournament.

T20 World Cup MS Dhoni not to charge anything for mentoring Team India VPN
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 12, 2021, 7:38 PM IST
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not charge any money for his role as mentor to the Indian cricket team in the upcoming T20 World Cup. 

Confirming this, Board of Control for Cricket in India Secretary Jay Shah said he was grateful for MS Dhoni for this gesture.

The former Indian skipper was brought into the squad as a mentor last month when the BCCI announced the team for the ICC tournament.

Also See: Team performances in ICC World T20 to date

Dhoni, one of the most successful captains in the history of Indian cricket, retired from international cricket in August 2020. 

Dhoni also won India the 2007 T20 World Cup in South Africa and the 2011 ODI World Cup in India. The country's last ICC title came under Dhoni, during the 2013 Champions Trophy in England and Wales. 

Dhoni, who has scored 1617 runs in 98 T20 Internationals, reinforced his credentials as the best finisher in the game when the Chennai IPL team captain won the Qualifier 1 against Delhi Capitals on Sunday.

India's first kickstart their T20 World Cup campaign on October 24 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai when they play the arch-rivals Pakistan. Both India and Pakistan are part of Pool B, which also includes New Zealand and Afghanistan. Two more teams will be drafted into the pool from the qualifiers.

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