Manchester: India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday stated MS Dhoni has no longer advised him anything approximately his future plans amid hypothesis that the veteran may additionally name it quits after team's semi-very last exit from the arena Cup.

Dhoni scored 50 off seventy two balls in India's 18-run defeat on the hands of Black Caps and the skipper over again came to veteran's defence on his gradual method during the middle overs.

asked if Dhoni has stated whatever about his destiny plans, with squad for the West Indies tour to be introduced quickly, Kohli stated, "No he hasn't advised us something as of now.


Dhoni, coming in to bat at 71 for five, it turned into now not easy to boost up straightaway and it wished a rebuilding which he did alongside Ravindra Jadeja.

"I think Dhoni had to keep the innings from one stop and allow Jadeja to play freely. He batted inside the right manner. He has been given a specific function as according to the group state of affairs and he performed for that reason. That they had a a hundred run partnership from that state of affairs," Kohli defended the previous skipper.

The skipper additionally feels that it's far "very smooth to criticize sitting from outside".

"yes we aren't denying that we made mistakes but in hindsight, we can criticize lots," Kohli said.

His contrary number Kane Williamson felt that Dhoni's run out became the turning point of the healthy.

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