An open letter to MS Dhoni from an Indian Cricket Fan


But, from the beginning of your career you were always uncanny whether in hairstyle or in devastating batsmanship which revived memories of Gilchrist before you went on to create a new breed of glovemen’s standards in the world. Your captaincy goes in line with your unorthodox persona which justifies your tactics as well. As far as team selection is concerned, every leader has vision and he prefers player accordingly and you are also no exception if you have done so. But unlike the other captains, you are that man who backs his players as if a family member. That’s why you have gifted us players like Kohli, Rohit, Ashwin, Shami, Bhubneshwar Kumar, Dhawan and many more when you persisted with them for long time and in their slump. You were the leader who backed Yuvraj after his poor form in lead up to the 2011 World Cup and then what he did hardly needs any mention.

And, in Champions trophy 2013 the Indian team didn’t had the big names on paper but you led a young Indian team to the 2013 Champions trophy glory which silenced many critics. It was your captaincy which united our incredible test and ODI team into the World no. 1 ranked team as well. These are the strong reasons why you are epitomized and worshipped as the greatest Indian skipper. (continued in next page..)

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