MS Dhoni: All fans of Indian captain MS Dhoni celebrate his 42nd birthday (Happy Birthday MS Dhoni). On this night, Sportskeeda brings you some old memories of our dear Mahi. MS Dhoni was often labeled ‘Captain Cool’ for his calm and pressureless demeanor on the pitch. However, besides Captain Cool, MS Dhoni was also popular for making bold decisions. MS Dhoni made many such decisions during his tenure, shocking the fans, but in the end those decisions turned out to be beneficial. In this video we look at 5 decisions by MS Dhoni that changed the destiny of Indian cricket.
Let us know 5 such decisions for Dhoni. MS Dhoni
1. Go last to bowler Joginder Sharma
The captaincy he received in 2007 proved Dhoni right by putting India’s first World T-Twenty title in the bag. MS Dhoni hands the latter to Joginder Sharma in the final match of the tournament during the World T20. In this match MS Dhoni had experienced bowlers like S Sreesanth, RP Singh and Harbhajan Singh but Dhoni listened to his opinion and handed the ball to the young Joginder. Joginder Sharma also lived up to the captain’s expectations, bowling brilliantly and taking the crucial wicket from Misbah in the final to give India a win with three balls to spare. Captain Dhoni’s brave decision was also highly praised in world cricket.
2. MS Dhoni came on for Yuvraj in the 2011 World Cup
In the year 2011, the Indian team won the Cricket World Cup after 28 years but at some point in the last match, as they were chasing the target, the Indian innings started to falter and the Indian team lost three of its major wickets including Virender Sehwag. , Sachin Tendulkar and Virat on a score of 114. Were. Hereafter, Yuvraj Singh came to bat throughout the tournament, but MS Dhoni came to bat before Yuvraj in the final and destroyed the Sri Lankan team’s strategy. After the third wicket, the winning partnership of 109 runs between MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir made the Indian team world champions. MS Dhoni
3. Lost won by decision
In the year 2013, the Indian team again showed its strength in the Champions Trophy in England. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, the Indian team advanced to the finals. In the final game, Team India set a modest target of 130 runs in 20 overs for England, after which the hopes of all Indian fans were all but dashed. The England team chased the target taking advantage of home conditions and were easily en route to victory losing just four wickets until the 17th over of the innings, but the 18th over of the innings was handed by MS Dhoni to the bowler whose competition I was beaten up a lot. The English team on their way to victory lost the game by a margin of 5 points.
4. Withdrawal from Test Cricket
Let us tell you that December 30, 2014 is the day MS Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement from Test cricket. Captain MS Dhoni was appointed captain for the 4 Test series against Australia. In the series, the Indian team lost the first 2 games, but under the captaincy of Dhoni, the Indian team managed to draw the third test. MS Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement in the middle of the series, not after the defeat but after the draw at MCG.
5. Dhoni was the ODI and T20 captain
The Indian team came under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, Dhoni is the only captain in the world of cricket who has won all these three trophies, but on 4 January, captain Dhoni suddenly announced to leave the captaincy in ODIs and T20s. This decision was so sudden that no one had a clue.