Barring Sachin Tendulkar, Dhoni is the definitely the most scrutinised and India’s most influenced cricketer. When Dhoni Entered the Indian cricket team and that time Indian team was in desperate need of a wicket-keeper Batsman; who can bat well. Indian team have tried many players before the arrival of Dhoni but no one could survive for long time as they were lacking in batting despite good show in a few matches. Dhoni was selected to Indian team and he left his Presence in India Cricket with a blistering knock of 148 run against Pakistan in Viskhapatnam. After that there was no looking back as circumstances become in favor of a new captain after a early exit of Team from the 2007 cricket world cup in West indies.
Arguably India’s Best Captain MS Dhoni was then soon appointed as captain of Indian O-DI and T-20 cricket team as there was some uneasiness absence of seniors in team for captain ship that tough time and Sachin Tendulkar recommend him as captain of team and board took notice of advice given by the most successful cricketer of India ( Dhoni has said it himself about the recommendation in interview to Media..
And after the emphatic victory in 2007 made Dhoni an successful world cup winner captain of Indian team; who won world cup after 26 years for India.
In 2011 India won O-DI world cup under his leadership and become first host nation to win the world cup at own home soul.
India beat Australia in Australia in triangular series under his leadership after many years.
And there are many others victories India achieved under his leadership. India become in No. 1 test for 18 months for first time and that too was under his leadership. He is rare cricketer blessed with luck and astute mind. He is captain cool too.
He is one of those players who have habit to perform in big matches like finals. Only some players have acquire these qualities in the world.
And his flamboyant personality, Long hair, Batting style and famous “Helicopter shot” bring him among elite cricket player of India.
And his popularity among young cricketer in Indian team made him an influenced cricket personality Indian cricket. He has support of BCCI president who is the owner of IPL team CSK; whose captain is Dhoni and he has won IPL too.
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