Anil Kumble is the best captain I’ve played under: Gautam Gambhir
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Updated: April 22, 2020 6:09:58 pm


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Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir charges Anil Kumble increased than each MS Dhoni and Sourav Ganguly by way of captaincy. The left-handed batsman has excessive regards for Dhoni and Ganguly however feels that it will have been higher if Kumble was in cost for an extended interval.

“From the records point of view it obviously has to be MS Dhoni. He has won every ICC trophy possible. He has done fabulously well, he has handled the pressure for a very long time. Sourav (Ganguly) has also done well. But one person I would definitely, would have liked to captain India for a long time should have been Anil Kumble. I played 6 Test matches under him and had he captained India for a long time would have broken many records,” Gambhir mentioned on Star Sports ‘Cricket Connected’ present on the event of IPL’s 12th anniversary.

“From the records point of view Dhoni is right up there but for me the best captain I played under is Anil Kumble,” Gambhir, who is now a BJP MP, added.

Kumble took the helm from Rahul Dravid in 2007 in the longer format of the recreation and led India in 14 Tests, during which he received three, misplaced six and drew 5.

However, his stint as captain lasted little lower than a yr as he retired in November 2008, following which Dhoni was appointed as the skipper in all three codecs.

Gambhir additionally picked Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma as the all-time nice IPL captain. “I think it’s Rohit Sharma . He has won the IPL four times and his captaincy is all about winning trophies,” he mentioned.

“He will end up being the most successful IPL captains of all-time as well, probably he will finish with 6 or 7 titles under his belt.”

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