Former England skipper Bob Willis said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the best One Day International captain and also the best finisher in the format since Michael Bevan. Bob Willis exalted the Indian captain in his article while previewing the India-West Indies One Day International series. In his column Bob Willis said that Dhoni has the extraordinary character for his mind, and is undefeated when it comes to One Day International captaincy. He may look a little laid-back when it comes to captaining in Test cricket, a format India seem to have a death desire in away from home when you look at their dearth of fight, but as a captain and wicketkeeper batsman in ODIs he is lurching. He also said that Dhoni is best when it comes to the deciding what a batting order should be when you are chasing a target. He is happy to promote himself to six or demote himself to eight. Dhoni never get disturbed and seems to have full control of team affairs, taking supersede over any coach or outside influences and what he says invariably goes. Dhoni has a redoubtable record in the 50 over format. He averages 53.11 in 247 matches as of 7th October, 2014. While Dhoni’s batting in overseas Tests has been a distress, in ODIs he has been as effectual as at home averaging 48.34. While the numbers may be high enough, it does not give an indication of the numerous matches he has won for India while batting in the death Suresh Raina helped Dhoni a lot, who has been in imperious form in the Champions League T20 with Chennai, but Virat Kohli will want to rouse. He was not good in England but you do not get his stats in the 50 over game by accident and you would imagine he will come well sooner rather than later, which could spell calamity for the West Indies said Bob Willis.
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