Dhoni is a great finisher

Sourav Ganguly on Dhoni: "Happy Indian Cricket got Dhoni because he's amazing."

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not only one of the best finishers in world cricket, he is also a destructive batsman who should beat faster, feels former Indian captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly.

Dhoni, who is considered one of India's best leaders, turned 39 on Tuesday. Under Ganguly, the Ranchi wicketkeeper batsman made his debut and won all ICC trophies for India, the only captain to do so.

Ganguly calls Dhoni one of the greatest players in the world

During a chat with India Test Opener Mayank Agarwal, shared by BCCI using the hashtag #DadaOpensWithMayank, Agarwal asked him, “Your word picked Mahi Bhai on the Indian team and the rest is history. Is that a myth or a reality? "

“That's right, but that's my job, isn't it? That's every captain's job ... choose the best and make the best team possible, ”Ganguly replied.

“You go by your instincts. You go by this player's belief that he will deliver for you.

"I'm glad Indian cricket Mahendra Singh got Dhoni because he's amazing," said Ganguly.

"One of the great finishers in the world," said Agarwal.

“One of the great players in world cricket. Not just a finisher, I think everyone is talking about how he ends down in the order ... he fought third when I was captain. He got 140 against Pakistan in Vizag. ..I always believe that he should open the order because it is so destructive, ”said Ganguly.

“They know that the best player in the shorter format has the ability to push boundaries at will. You see the history of one day cricket over a period of time… the best players can find the fence under pressure and MS Dhoni was one of them, ”he added.

The Cricket Brotherhood rushed onto social media to extend the birthday wishes for Dhoni, who led India to an ICC World Cup over 50, T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy in 2013. It even led India to number one in both test and ODI formats.

Dhoni has had a sabbatical year since the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup, in which India lost to New Zealand. It has been almost a year since he was no longer on the cricket field, but talks about his return or future retirement have never died out since then and he is still one of the most talked about cricketers out there today.

Dhoni has played 90 tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is for India, collecting over 17,000 international runs.

Since the 2019 World Cup, there has been speculation about his resignation from all forms of international cricket. But Dhoni has not yet made such an announcement. One thing is certain, however: when he puts up his boots, it will be a day the whole country will have tears in their eyes, just as Sachin Tendulkar drew curtains for his 24-year career in Mumbai.

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