Former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist ranks his best choice among India’s MS Dhoni. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, New Zealand’s Brendon McCulum and South Africa’s Mark Boucher. Australia’s legendary wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist who charmed everyone with his exceptional batting and keeping skills has ranked the best out of the exceptional wicket-keeping talent we’ve had including the likes of India’s MS Dhoni, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, New Zealand’s Brendon McCulum and South Africa’s Mark Boucher.
Gilchrist picked Dhoni as the best out of the lot of the best wicket-keepers. Dhoni who has many accolades to his name and has always steered India to winning ways in the 2007 T20 World Cup, the 2011 ODI World Cup, and the 2013 Champions Trophy. The former India captain has the record of 634 catches and 195 stumpings (the most) to his name as a keeper.Dhoni is also considered as one of the best finishers of the game. He has 10,773 runs in ODIs at an average of 50.83.
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Gilchrist said in an interview with TV presenter Madonna Tixeira in her show ‘Live Connect’.“Look it got to be Dhoni …my name is Gilly not silly I understand I’m talking to an Indian with a lot of Indian supporters so of course, Dhoni’s up the top then Sangakara and Brendon (McCullum).”
“Mark Boucher unfortunately a little bit short carrier due to an eye injury but what outstanding group cricketers,”added Adam Gilchrist.
“I have really loved watching his career develop. He came on the scene with this amazing 100 that just set everyone on loving him and following him and the style of Cricket that he played. But his rise to fame and fortune and everything and the expectation in a country like India that is passionate about so many things certainly Cricket. I think the way he handled himself was extraordinary,” Gilchrist added.
Dhoni’s Calmness Sets Him Apart From The Lot: Adam Gilchrist
“His calmness on the field and the bit that I’ve observed and got to know him off the field it’s extraordinary. There is a lot to be admired there. His lasting legacy and impact on Indian cricket and society in India will be long-lasting,” said Gilchrist.
Dhoni who had last played international cricket against New Zealand last year in the World Cup, will return as the captain of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 which will now be held in UAE from September 19 to November 10.