Dhoni, a 39-year-old wicketkeeper and batsman, is India’s most profitable skipper, having performed a starring function of their 2011 World Cup last win on dwelling soil and likewise guided them to victory within the inaugural T20 World Cup last and the Champions Trophy.
“He’s an enormous title in Indian cricket, he is served Indian cricket very nicely,” Misbah, who performed towards Dhoni, instructed AFP after the third day’s play within the second Test between England and Pakistan at Southampton was washed out.
Misbah added Dhoni, recognized for his unflappable manner on the crease, had altered the mentality of the Indian group.
“One of the greats I feel, the way in which he modified the method and particularly he achieved a lot for Indian cricket, successful the World Cup, successful the Champions Trophy, successful the T20 World Cup,” stated Misbah.
“He’s acquired all of the trophies in his bag,” added the previous batsman, a member of the Pakistan facet that suffered a dramatic five-run defeat by arch-rivals India within the 2007 World Twenty20 last in Johannesburg.
Dhoni was additionally famend for his potential underneath strain, a expertise he demonstrated throughout his 91 not out towards Sri Lanka within the 2011 World Cup last in Mumbai the place he sealed a six-wicket win in type with a towering six off Nuwan Kulasekara after selling himself up the batting order.
“He was such a cool captain on the skin, however from the within such an aggressive participant,” stated former Pakistan skipper Misbah, who additionally paid tribute to Dhoni’s qualities as a tactician and man-manager.
“He was such a ‘shrewd’, you may say, captain — the way in which he dealt with the group, the way in which he simply developed the group and adjusted the group from seniors (senior gamers), introduced up some juniors.
“He modified the entire tradition of the group, the entire face of Indian cricket — an exquisite servant of the sport.”
Misbah added that underneath Dhoni the nationwide facet had gone on to better heights than even the celebrated group captained by Sourav Ganguly, now the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
“He was the one title who actually took Indian cricket from wherever Sourav left the group after which from there on he did wonders for Indian cricket,” stated Misbah. “Such an exquisite particular person and a really, superb captain.”