Known for his unflappable manner, ‘Captain Cool’ Dhoni led India to World Cup titles in 2007 (Twenty20) and 2011 (ODI), moreover overseeing their 2013 Champions Trophy triumph.
India additionally turned the top-ranked take a look at workforce beneath Dhoni, who ended an illustrious, trophy-laden profession with an Instagram message.
“What an unimaginable worldwide profession. You might argue the best ever white ball captain & finisher,” tweeted Vaughan.
Hussain additionally praised Dhoni’s means to complete a recreation in model, finest illustrated within the remaining of the 2011 World Cup when Dhoni sealed India’s victory with a six.
“A terrific captain, most likely the perfect white-ball captain there has ever been,” Hussain informed Sky Sports.
“And additionally a cool, calm buyer beneath stress; a terrific finisher of a recreation, the sport wasn’t received till you bought Dhoni out.”
Dhoni aggregated 17,000 worldwide runs throughout codecs and claimed greater than 800 victims as wicketkeeper.
Spin nice Shane Warne was one other admirer of Dhoni’s phlegmatic model of management.
“He had a calmness about him that was unbelievable and he at all times bought the perfect out of his workforce…” Warne informed Sky Sports. “His gamers actually revered him and responded to the best way Dhoni wished to play the sport.”
Warne additionally prolonged a public invitation to Dhoni to play subsequent 12 months in The Hundred, English cricket’s new short-form competitors, the place he has taken on the position as head coach for the London Spirit.
“I simply marvel if I might get him right down to the London Spirit subsequent 12 months for The Hundred,” Warne mentioned. “I’d put out a name to see if he needs to play at Lord’s. I’ll discover the cash, MS!”