Dhoni's Art of Winning
Back with the bang would be an appropriate quote for the IPL 2018 champions Chennai Super Kings. The team owners were suspended from the Indian Premier League for a time period of two years. So, on this special occasion players, critics and fans are not shying away from highlighting the role of Dhoni's leadership.
Dhoni's successful captaincy on different stages has not only earned him trophies but also respect for his ethics and tactics as well. If we look at MSD's International cricket journey, he has always backed youngsters in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Thanks for always being the leader a youngster wants to have around him. You’ll always be my captain Dhoni bhai” is what Virat Kohli had to say after Dhoni stepped down as captain from all the formats.
On the other hand, even the likes of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar couldn't stop themselves from praising Dhoni, "I am delighted at the way Dhoni conducts himself. He is a balanced guy with a sharp brain. His approach is clear and uncomplicated."
Mahi's ability to keep calm in the difficult situations has been proved to be beneficial to whichever side he has led. With on and off-field experiments, he proved both youngsters and experienced players are important for the team. Not having a fixed batting slot for himself in the team is one great example of it. A good mix of senior and young players in the team has been his preference.
Even after laying his hands on to numerous titles that every captain dreams of, it seems captain cool's hunger for win is insatiable. Now, winning the IPL 2018 with very few youngsters in the squad again proved that MSD's approach is too flexible to be dependent on resources he gets.