Dhoni: No rush to phase out seniors

The retirement of Indian Senior pros are still the main point of discussion in the newspapers. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni came out in defence of the senior batsman saying that there is no rush to force them to retire, reports Mid Day. He said that the next series that India will play will be in September and there is a lot of time to take decisions. He praised the way the Australians played and said that they were the deserving winners as they played much better cricket than what India did.


The Times of India reports that a year back these talks would have been ridiculed but now the Indian cricket fans want these players to go out. According to the report on a poll conducted by a newspaper 36 percent people want Sachin Tendulkar to retire. The number is much higher for Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman, 58 and 82 percent respectively. The trio has more than 37,500 test runs were able to score only 636 runs in eight innings.


DNA came up with a report saying that the BCCI is reluctant of making any changes. The report says that the richest cricket board in the world can do well with a bit of restructuring. It says that the first step toward reinvigorating Indian cricket team could start with the modernization of the BCCI.