And indeed all the motive behind Dhoni's support came true and Nehra went on to play three matches in 2011 WC.
The semi-final turned out to be Nehra’s farewell ODI where he picked two wickets conceding 33 runs.
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Nehra also pointed out that irrespective of Dhoni's performance and form in this year's IPL, he will be the first pick if he makes himself available for the Indian team.
Nehra, who ended the match with figures of 2/33 explained how India's former selector and cricketer K Srikkanth was not able to find a room in the hotels.
Dhoni last braced the field while donning the Indian jersey in the semi-final of 2019 World Cup, where the Men in Blue were ousted from the showpiece event.
Ajit Agarkar scored a century at Lord's and entered the honours board, however Ricky Ponting scored 41 Test centuries, none of them was at Lord's
Harsha Bhogle, Anjum Chopra, RP Singh and Ashish Nehra form the expert panel.
According to Nehra, making too many changes to the playing and coaching staffs has dented RCB's success in the league.
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