New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Rajat Bhatia made a big revelation by saying that during IPL 2017 the Rising Pune Supergiant team reached the final because of Mahendra Singh Dhoni but no Steve Smith. Let us know that in 2017 the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals teams were not part of the IPL due to the ban, in this case the Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants teams were attached to this league.
Smith was named captain by snatching captain from Dhoni
In 2016, the Rising Pune Supergiants team couldn’t make it to the IPL playoffs, after which, during the 2017 season, the franchise suddenly snatched the captain away from Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) and gave it to Australian Steve Smith. There was a lot of heckling after Dhoni’s withdrawal from the harbor master’s office.
The team reached the final thanks to Dhoni
During the IPL 2017 season, the Rising Pune Supergiants team reached the final, which was credited to Steve Smith, but former Indian cricketer Rajat Bhatia, who played for the same team, revealed that the Team Rising Pune Supergiants due to Steve Smith in the 2017 IPL Final But Mahendra Singh arrived because of Dhoni.
‘I can’t compare dhoni to Steve Smith’
Rajat Bhatia said in Sports Tiger’s new interview series: “You can never compare Dhoni to Steve Smith. If we talk about all the IPL teams, then Steve Smith is not even in the top 10 captains for me. I was quite surprised when Steve Smith was appointed captain of the Rajasthan Royals.
“ Smith had no idea of the harbor master’s office ”
Rajat Bhatia said: “Steve Smith had no idea of the harbor master’s office and he didn’t know which bowler to bring between the tie-breakers and who to trust for the death.” The practice of giving the captain title to a foreign player is still going on, but I have never been in favor of it, because foreign players don’t know domestic players. Rajat Bhatia said: “For me, a successful captain in the IPL is one who is an Indian player and who knows the national cricketers very well. Steve Smith didn’t even know under what conditions the Rahul Tripathi bats.