Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni are considered as two necessary mainstays of Indian cricket. Group India’s resurgence began with Ganguly initiating a triumphant demeanor in the side.
‘Sourav Ganguly’, in the wake of assuming control over the activity in 1999, controlled India to 21 successes in 49 Tests and 76 successes in 146 ODIs. The Men dressed in Blue additionally won the NatWest Series in 2002 and made it to the last of the 2003 World Cup, where they were crushed by a predominant Australian side.
After Ganguly’s takeoff, it was MS Dhoni who filled the void and got one of the best captains over the world. A youthful Dhoni paralyzed the world by directing India to win the debut T20 World Cup in South Africa. He lined it up with 2011 ODI World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy. Dhoni is the main skipper to have three significant ICC titles added to his repertoire.
Throughout the years, there have been numerous examinations between the accomplishments and administration styles of Sourav Ganguly and Dhoni. Previous India opener Gautam Gambhir, who has been reproachful of Dhoni lately, has said that the previous captain didn’t give enough ‘quality players’ to his replacement Virat Kohli.
As per Gambhir, India just had Kohli and Rohit Sharma following the retirement of legends while Ganguly, then again, gave the world a few ‘world-blenders’ after his flight.
Gautam Gambhir had as of late named Dhoni a ‘fortunate’ skipper
“At the point when MS Dhoni completed [his captaincy stint], he hasn’t given enough quality players to Virat Kohli, aside from Virat Kohli himself and Rohit Sharma, or Jasprit Bumrah now. There are not very numerous world-blenders or most likely individuals who win you competitions,” Gambhir was cited as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
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“Be that as it may, take a gander at what Sourav Ganguly provided for Indian cricket: Yuvraj Singh, Man of the Series in two World Cups [Yuvraj was just Man of the Series in the 2011 World Cup; Shahid Afridi was Man of the Series in the 2007 World T20], Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag – these sorts of world-blenders,” he included.
As of late, Gambhir had likewise named Dhoni a ‘fortunate’ chief as he had any semblance of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli and a lot more stalwarts in his ordnance. It made Dhoni’s activity simpler, not at all like Sourav Ganguly, who needed to buckle down as a commander.
“Dhoni has been an exceptionally fortunate skipper since he got an astounding group in each configuration. Captaining 2011 World Cup group was exceptionally simple for Dhoni in light of the fact that we had players like Sachin, Sehwag, myself, Yuvraj, Yusuf, Virat, so he had got the best groups, while Ganguly needed to buckle down for it, and thus, Dhoni won such a significant number of trophies,” Gambhir had said.