by shorter formats they meant T20 only, at least that's what Rahul Dravid talked about in his article, and that's what they were referring to from my understanding. Dhoni's T20 record isn't the best, but more importantly he could use the time off and Kohli/someone else can take over the captaincy to build for the future.On a slightly tangential note, why would anyone call for Dhoni to give up limited overs cricket? Saha could probably replace him in the Test XI, but he's one of the best ODI bats ever (as much as it hurts to say that). Dumb to call for him to be a Test specialist, TBH.
Disagree. Sehwag could have easily played out the series with India 2-0 up. No one would have blinked if he kept playing.
Obviously Ishant still playing is ****, but Zaheer is an old fat slow **** who can bowl but can't field and cbf batting. Was time to move on.
I'll phrase it another way - Any competent coach would have suggested/pressed for the axing of Sehwag. If Fletcher did indeed have input into that decision, then he's competent, and that's paying him a compliment and giving him creditLook, I'm not Duncan fan. And I am on the whole of the view that if you're going to rag on Dhoni in the losses, Duncan must also be blamed, even if his strength is "building a team and not running an established team".
But 4-0, Duncan has to get some credit, as does Dhoni. It may not wipe out the negatives from 0-4 0-4 and 1-2, but you can't just say "Duncan's moves anyone would have done". That basically means he cannot be given credit ever.