Zaheer Khan: MS Dhoni should continue as India’s limited-overs captain

Shashi / 13 December 2015

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has backed MS Dhoni to continue to captain the Indian limited overs side adding that winning and losing are a part and parcel of the game and all good captains have experienced both. He added that like other great captains, Dhoni has also taken Indian team to another level. However, he added that Kohli is aggressive and this will help India in the future.

When asked about coaching role, Zaheer said that it is something he will definetely consider in the future, though he wasn’t sure of the exact time He added that it is important that he passes the tricks of the trade to the next generation. Zaheer passed on words of wisdom for the upcoming cricketers and sportspersons and asked them to have self belief and the ability to back themselves.

Zaheer stressed on the importance of education while dealing with fitness and injury related issues, something which jolted Zaheer’s career to a large extent. 

Zaheer added that he has an eye on the current lot of pacers in Gujarat notably Rush Kalaria and Jasprit Bumrah and added that there are a lot of talented players in the Gujarat side and the team has a lot of potential.

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