India have emerged as a strong cricketing home over time, an final result of the inspiration laid by former India skipper and present BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. Below the management of “Prince of Calcutta”, a reputation related to Ganguly, India went on tumble arch-rivals Pakistan, gained the Natwest Trophy 2002, and have been declared co-winners of the Champions Trophy in the identical yr.
Dhoni, alternatively, took the helm after India’s disappointing exit from the ICC World Cup in 2007. Following which, the Ranchi-based wicketkeeper-batsman moulded a set of budding cricketers and turned them right into a World Champions. Below Dhoni’s steering, the crew triumphed on the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 50-over World Cup, 2013 Champions Trophy, which additionally was India’s final ICC trophy.
Whereas followers nonetheless argue who’s a greater captain out of the 2, former India opener Virender Sehwag in a current interview picked his favorite and defined the rationale behind it.
“They have been each good captains however the perfect I believed was Sourav Ganguly. As a result of Ganguly constructed a crew from scratch the place he picked new and promising gamers and rebuilt the crew and taught India to win overseas. We drew Check collection, learnt to win Check matches,” Sehwag mentioned on the YouTube present ’13 Jawab Nahi’ with RJ Raunak.
“MS Dhoni had the benefit of a developed crew so when he turned captain, it wasn’t too troublesome for him to organize a brand new crew. Therefore, each have been good, however in my view, Ganguly was the perfect captain,” he added.