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I’m playing cricket, would like to focus on it: Dhoni

sportspaper Updated: Aug 13, 2016 08:40 IST
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MUMBAI: Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he does not intend to retire soon and wants to focus on his game. The trailer launch of “M S Dhoni: The Untold Story”, held here on Thursday after some delay, was attended by Dhoni, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays the titular role, director Neeraj Pandey and Vijay Singh from Fox Star Studios.

When asked about his next step, Dhoni said, “It’s a difficult question to answer... when I was growing up, there were only two options in my life - playing cricket and study. When I got a job there was security that even if cricket doesn’t happen, then I have a respectable job in hand.

“...I will have to see the positive and negative side and think in which role people will like to see me. I will look into it later as right now I am playing cricket and I would like to focus on that,” he said.

ANDERSON REMINDS HADLEE OF HIMSELF

MUMBAI: Legendary seamer Sir Richard Hadlee finds a lot of similarities between him and English swing exponent Jimmy Anderson as both of them have been “more effective” during the second phase of their respective careers.

“Anderson does swing it both ways and has good control, and he has over 400 Test wickets now and his average is coming down...He is probably more effective now than his first part of his career, which is like myself,” Hadlee said during a promotional event. H

HARBHAJAN LIKELY TO MISS DULEEP TROPHY

NEW DELHI: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is all set to give the inaugural day and night Duleep Trophy with pink ball a miss due to pressing family commitments.

It has been learnt that the ace off-spinner is planning to take a break to spend quality family time with his wife Geeta and the new born daughter.

First Published: Aug 13, 2016 08:40 IST

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