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Nobody is good enough to criticise MS Dhoni, says Ravi Shastri

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – FEBRUARY 03: MS Dhoni of India looks on during game five in the One Day International series between New Zealand and India at Westpac Stadium on February 03, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Speaking to Cricbuzz, chief coach Shastri has revealed that while the team might look to play Kohli at No.4 in English conditions, Dhoni is once in a generation cricketer whose boots will be tough to fill.“He is still a great batsman, and is finishing matches for us. You saw in Adelaide, and he has been in terrific form this year. He may not be Dhoni of 2008 or 2011. But experience is not bought or sold in the market.

“And why just batting, you saw the run-out of James Neesham on Sunday. That was Dhoni at his very best, like a con artist. He was not even looking at the ball, and the run-out was done in a flash, and it changed the course of that game. He is superb with the gloves, and from behind the stumps he really guides the wrist spinners because he understands all the fielding angles from inside the circle much better than the others,” Shastri said.