Whatmore said that India had miserably failed to look beyond the No 4 conundrum in the build-up to World Cup.
He was all praise of the fast bowler Basil Thampi.
Aakash Chopra, Anil Kumble and Dav Whatmore discussed how MI should approach things in the auction.
Dav Whatmore also said that it will be tough for Sri Lanka to beat India at home.
Kerala has also recruited the services of Dav Whatmore as their head coach for this season.
Whatmore described his role in the team as someone who will motivate and boost the players to perform at their very best to the top of their potential.
"It’s not the best way to go about things. It seems like there may have been a little bit of miscommunication." says Whatmore
"You should give them good space and the players should have the freedom to express themselves," he quoted.
KCA is eager to change a few things with their lineup ahead of the next domestic season.
Dav Whatmore has been observing Kohli since his under-19 days.