Sourav Ganguly backs MS Dhoni to play for few more years
Former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly praised the current India limited over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that he has still a lot of cricket left in him.
“MS Dhoni is a great cricketer and set standards at the international arena. He still has cricket left in him to represent India for some more years,” Ganguly, who was in Jamshedpur, to take part in a function of a leading jewellery brand, told media. Asked who will be the captain of ODI in the next World Cup, Ganguly said:”We have still time to decide the ODI captain, which is to be held in 2019.”
“One will have to work hard and perform to reach the level of Dhoni, who has set the standard in the cricket arena in the world,” the former southpaw said.
Under MS Dhoni’s captaincy, the Indian team has won three major trophies which is the ICC World T20 in 2007, 50 Over World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy in 2013.
“I am confident that he will perform and prove his mettle,” he said when asked whether he would be able live up to the expectation.
In the year 2015, MS Dhoni has not been at his best with his captaincy but Sourav Ganguly said his captaincy in big matches makes him different from other. The ability to remain calm, cool and tackle pressure with ease shows the ability. He has captained India for quite a while. He will remain the captain of the Indian till 2016 T20 World Cup in India and this shows the faith of the Indian selectors in him.
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