After taking over the captaincy from Rahul Dravid, Dhoni had guided India to victory in the 2007 World T20, 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy beside powering the team to number one ranking in Test cricket. Dhoni retired from Test cricket during India’s tour to Australia in 2014 following a slump in form. Virat Kohli who took over the Test captaincy and he is also the front-runner for the job in limited overs.
At the end of 2014, Ms dhoni gave test captaincy to virat kohli
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“Under his leadership, the Indian team has touched new heights and his achievements will remain etched forever in the annals of Indian cricket,” he added.
FINALY A GREAT ERA OF CAPTAINCY LEADIN 199 ODI…72T20’S….60TESTS AS A CAPTAIN COMES TO AN END FOR mSD……..will be missed to watch out once more tossin the coin?……..
Welcoming a new ICT captain “virat kohli“ 24 hrs for official anouncemnt from BCCI as a captain
Virat Kohli: I learned a lot from Dhoni
When Virat Kohli took the Test captaincy of the India team, he knew that he had a to fill a large void left by Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement from Test cricket. India’s most decorated skipper, MS Dhoni retired from the longest format of the game in 2014. Not only Dhoni but Kohli had to lead a side which was still finding its feet in international cricket after the retirement of stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan. But so far, the Delhi lad has done a commendable job.
Talking about captaincy, Kohli said that he learnt a lot from his illustrious predecessor Dhoni’s leadership abilities.
“Decision making is very hard at times and it takes a lot of courage to do that. I learned a lot from Dhoni seeing the way he made decisions. They might have been right or wrong but to convince yourself to make one decision and go forward with it; I think that is the essence of being a captain,” Kohli