MS Dhoni Or Adam Gilchrist? Sarfaraz Ahmed Names The Better Wicketkeeper-Batsman In World Cricket

MS Dhoni Or Adam Gilchrist? Sarfaraz Ahmed Names The Better Wicketkeeper-Batsman In World Cricket

Adam Gilchrist, MS Dhoni
Adam Gilchrist and MS Dhoni (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has opened up on as to who he feels is the better between MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Both Adam Gilchrist and MS Dhoni have been legendary wicketkeeper-batsman of their era. They are also one of the most successful wicketkeepers the cricketing world has ever witnessed.

They have racked up all the wicketkeeping records to their name, and only Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara stands alongside them in the best wicketkeepers list. What sets apart Dhoni is the fact that he led team India for a very long time across all formats and achieved almost everything that there is to in world cricket.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. Credits: AP

Now, former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has weighed on the debate and narrated as to who he thinks is the better of the two legends.

Sarfaraz Ahmed Names The Better Cricketer Between MS Dhoni And Adam Gilchrist

He recently talked to Crictracker on various topics and was asked to take his pick between two of the greatest wicketkeepers in the history of cricket.  But who does Sarfaraz pick as a better cricketer among the two?

Sarfaraz Ahmed, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan, England's tour
Sarfaraz Ahmed. Image Credit: Getty Images.

“MS Dhoni or Adam Gilchrist – A better cricketer?” Sarfaraz was asked during the interview. “MS Dhoni,” was the reply that came from Sarfaraz.

Speculations Rife Over MS Dhoni’s Future With Team India

Former Indian pacer, Chetan Sharma has said that MS Dhoni will now have to face stiff competition for his place in the Indian team. Dhoni was last seen in the Indian colours in the semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Unfortunately, India lost the game to New Zealand and were eliminated from the competition. Since then, Dhoni has been away from the Indian team.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. Image Credit: Getty Images.

His return was much anticipated with the return of IPL 2020 this year as he was back to the field sweating it hard for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). However, the BCCI had to postpone the tournament indefinitely due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, this has again given way to speculations on Dhoni’s future with Team India.

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