Written byParth Dhall ·
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag feels the comeback of MS Dhoni in Team India would not be a cake walk even after a successful IPL campaign.
Sehwag also stated that both Pant and Rahul can't be snubbed in the present scenario.
The World Cup-winning captain has been away from competitive cricket since India's semi-final exit from the ICC World Cup 2019.
He served the Indian army for two weeks as a part of his prolonged sabbatical and later made himself unavailable for several bilateral limited-overs series.
The 38-year-old was also removed from the list of centrally contracted players recently.
The impending IPL edition was deemed Dhoni's final audition in order to rekindle the comeback hopes.
He was seen recently seen practicing in the training camps of Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium earlier this month.
Dhoni received an electrifying welcome in the first practice session and treated his fans with some mighty blows.
He later departed after the cancellation of camps.
The dejected Rishabh Pant lost his place in the limited overs to KL Rahul earlier this year.
Rahul, who donned the wicket-keeping gloves in the recent matches, has been in sublime touch with the bat.
However, he was not picked for the New Zealand Test series with Wriddhiman Saha on the sidelines.
Pant featured in both the Tests, having scored 60 from four innings.
"Where will he fit in? With the likes of Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul already in form, especially the latter performing exceptionally well of late, I think there is no reason why we should not stick with them," Sehwag was quoted as saying by India.com.
Sehwag also believes Indian captain Virat Kohli will soon make a turnaround after a horrific New Zealand tour.
Kohli averaged 9.50 in the two-match Test series, his lowest overseas.
"Kohli is a class batsman but that has happened to all the great batsmen in different eras be it Sachin Tendulkar, Steven Waugh, Jacques Kallis or Ricky Ponting," Sehwag said.
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