The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman had an indifferent 2018 where his form slumped. But he came back stronger in 2019 and has scored 301 runs at an average of 100.33. He won the Man of the Series in Australia and helped his team to a memorable series win.
In that series he scored three back-to-back half-centuries and all came in run chases. He continued his form on home soil and scored another fifty against the Aussies. However there has been lot of discussion regarding his batting position.
Dhoni has gone up and down in the batting order according to the team’s needs. He has been India’s crisis man many times. He takes some time to get his eyes set and once it done, he can go berserk. Batting at No. 4 will give him exactly that opportunity. Moreover he can share partnership with skipper Virat Kohli with him he has a wonderful camaraderie.