It is never an easy task for the team management to fill the void left by a great player who had served the nation and brought laurels to the side for more than 16 years. One such player is the world cup winning captain and one of the greatest white ball player in MS Dhoni.
India is a country with enormous amount of talent pool but it is an arduous task to replace someone like a legendary figure in MS Dhoni. One of the most elegant batsman in Robin Uthappa who was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL auction has said that the 18 year old Riyan Parag might fill the void left by MS Dhoni.
The 18 year old child prodigy in Riyan Parag came into the radar when he played for Rajasthan Royals in the 2019 edition of the Indian premier league. He played just 7 games but managed to impress everyone with his fearless and ruthless approach as he ended the tournament with 160 runs with an average of 32 at a strike rate of 126.
One of the most stylish batsman and sweet timer of the cricket ball in Robin Uthappa in a recent interview to cricfit told that Riyan Parag might fill the void left by MS Dhoni in the white ball cricket.
Currently, the young player which excites me out of my socks in Riyan Parag. I am extremely excited and he is the one to watch out for. I think he is someone who is looked after well and dealt well and nurtured well and will represent India for a very long time. He could be India’s answer to the next MS Dhoni.
Rajasthan Royals won the inaugural edition of the IPL and ever since they haven’t even reached the final of the IPL for over 11 years now. They have managed to assemble a decent squad this time around and they will be looking to go all the way through under the able leadership of the #1 test batsman in Steve Smith.
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