Nitish Reddy Opens up on His Recent Comments on MS Dhoni- “Dhoni doesn’t have Virat Kohli’s range of techniques.”

Nitish Reddy

In the world of cricket, few names evoke as much reverence and debate as that of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The former Indian captain has been a stalwart of the game, leading the national team to numerous victories and achieving legendary status. However, a recent controversy involving Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) youngster Nitish Reddy has reignited the age-old discussion: Does Dhoni rely more on talent than technique?

The Controversial Remark From Nitish Reddy

During a promotional event for the movie “Bhaje Vaayu Vegham,” Nitish Reddy made a statement that sent shockwaves through the cricketing community. He compared Dhoni’s batting technique to that of Virat Kohli, stating, “Dhoni has talent, in the sense that… talent is there, but the technique is not there. Dhoni doesn’t have Virat Kohli’s range of techniques.”

The remark sparked outrage among Dhoni’s legion of fans, who saw it as disrespectful towards the iconic cricketer. After all, Dhoni’s unorthodox style and ability to finish games under pressure have been hallmarks of his career.

Facing backlash, Nitish Reddy clarified his stance on Instagram. He expressed admiration for Dhoni and claimed his words were taken out of context. Reddy emphasized that the question was about skill versus mindset, and he chose mindset as the crucial factor for success. He implored fans not to spread negativity without hearing the full story.

Nitish Reddy

“The question was about skill or mindset, which is the most important factor. I chose mindset, taking Dhoni bhai’s example. I believe mindset is crucial for success. What I said was taken out of context, with some cropping the video.” Nitish Reddy Said.

In the end, Dhoni’s legacy transcends mere talent or technique. It lies in his leadership, his ability to inspire teammates, and his impact on the game.

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