World Cup: ‘MS Dhoni was behind making Rohit Sharma a star’, know why Sreesanth gave this big statement

The Indian team led by Rohit Sharma is performing very well in the World Cup 2023. India had achieved a spectacular victory over Australia in its first match played on October 8. But in that match, captain Rohit Sharma lost his wicket at zero. After which star batsman Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper KL Rahul took charge of the match and registered victory. After which, in the match played with Afghanistan on October 11, Rohit Sharma played the captaincy innings and scored 131 runs in 84 balls with the help of 16 fours and five sixes. Former Indian player Sreesanth has blamed MS Dhoni for Rohit Sharma’s form and excellent performance. He also said that Dhoni will never accept this.

Dhoni is praised everywhere

MS Dhoni is one of those few players who is praised everywhere. Whether Mahi is on the field or outside the field, fans like him in every situation. Many players have come and gone in the Indian team but Dhoni has ruled everyone’s hearts even after retirement. After retiring, now he is seen sometimes abroad and sometimes on the beach of Mumbai, having fun with his fans. MS Dhoni is often seen measuring the roads of Ranchi with his bike and car. At the same time, fans also appreciate Dhoni’s down to earth nature. Not only fans but Dhoni’s former and current teammates also keep sharing unheard stories of his kindness. Recently, former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth praised Dhoni’s character and said that this player is one of those people who never takes credit for his good work.

Dhoni will never say that he has made Rohit’s career: Sreesanth

While talking to Sportskeeda, Sreesanth praised Dhoni’s greatness and said, ‘MS Dhoni will never say that he made Rohit Sharma’s career. I know him very well. I can say this because MS Dhoni gave him a chance. You know, why did they give him a chance? Because he knew that he would perform well at that number.” Be it Raina, Virat or Ashwin, he further said, ‘Mahi Bhai has played a big role in my career, even in everyone’s career. No one can change that. But why did he do that? Because he knew that if he supported those players, they would go to the next level and perform better there too. He further said, ‘We got that support. Got what he himself did not get.

MS Dhoni is the most successful captain of the Indian team.

MS Dhoni has led India in 332 matches, the most by any captain in international cricket. Of these, he won 178, lost 120, six were tied and 15 had no result. His win percentage as a captain is 53.61. This, combined with the trophies he has won, makes him India’s most successful captain ever. In these 332 matches, he scored 11,207 runs in 330 innings at an average of 46.89 and a strike rate of over 76. He scored 11 centuries and 71 half-centuries as a captain, with his best score being 224. It is safe to say that the burden of captaincy never affected MS Dhoni. His success at the international level also affected franchise cricket. He represented and led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPG) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhoni won five IPL titles with CSK in 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023. He has also won two Champions League T20 titles with CSK in 2010 and 2014.