‘MS Dhoni arguably the greatest captain ever’: Kevin Pietersen
By: PTI | Mumbai |

Updated: April 18, 2020 3:37:48 pm

Kevin Pietersen with MS Dhoni. (Source: @KP24)

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says two-time World Cup-winning skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is arguably the greatest captain ever.

When requested, Pietersen stated it will be tough to argue in opposition to Dhoni’s greatness.

“It will be very difficult just with the weight of expectation to go against MS Dhoni because of what everybody expects from him, how he has to live his life and what he has been through captaining India and then captaining the CSK,” Pietersen, who performed 104 Tests, instructed Star Sports.

India tasted enormous success underneath Dhoni, successful the 2007 World T20 and the 2011 World Cup at dwelling.

India additionally received the 2013 Champions Trophy underneath the Jharkhand dasher, who has not performed any worldwide cricket since India’s semi last exit from the ODI World Cup final July.

Dhoni, who has additionally been main IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, has been a profitable captain there additionally, successful the cash-rich T20 league thrice in 2010, 2011 and 2018.

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The IPL was alleged to be his comeback occasion nevertheless it has been postponed indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, former India batsman Gautam Gambhir, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to 2 IPL titles in 2012 and 2014, believes that the franchise may have added one other one or two titles if that they had received swashbuckling West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell sooner than it did.

Russell, recognized for hitting towering sixes, was the participant of the collection in 2019, when Mumbai Indians clinched their fourth title.

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“Imagine (Andre) Russell going for (Rs) 50 Lakhs to KKR and Pawan Negi for (Rs) 8 crore to (Delhi) Daredevils. I probably wished that he would have been there for 7 years when I was playing we would have certainly won one or two more,” stated the former left-handed batsman.

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