Today is the birthday of a great cricket legend- MS Dhoni. He is one of the greatest and most successful captains of India. Dhoni is the only captain in the world who has won all the three ICC trophies for his country- T20 WC in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011, Champions Trophy in 2013. Under his leadership, Chennai Super Kings have lifted the ipl trophy three times.
There’s nothing this man hasn’t achieved as a leader. Most importantly he is one of the most loved and respected cricketers in the world.
Best Quotes on MS Dhoni commending his Leadership Skills
The leadership qualities of MS Dhoni are significant. There’s a lot one can learn from his leadership traits. Many cricketing legends consider him as the best leader of the game. Here are some best quotes on MS Dhoni by the legends of cricket which shows his legacy as a leader.
“Dhoni Is The Best Captain I Have Played Under”.Sachin Tendulkar- Former Legendary Indian Batsman
“He has done a pretty good job for the team. Leading a team to such a triumph just after taking over as a captain is a great achievement”.Ricky Ponting- Former Australian Captain (Two times Captain of World Cup Winning team)
“He is a great leader by example. Someone whom I have always admired for his ability to remain balanced and have the sense of equanimity about his captaincy”.Rahul Dravid- Former Indian Test Legend (The Wall)
“He has that uniqueness to respond to a tough situation with ease. He does not involve much emotionally, and that’s his quality. India are lucky to have a captain like Dhoni”.VVS Laxman – Former Indian Test Legend (Very Very Special Laxman)
“MS Dhoni is the cleverest captain I have seen”.Kevin Pietersen – Former England Cricketer
“If I am supposed to select a team, Sachin will be the opener and Dhoni will be the captain”.Steve Waugh – Former Australian Captain
“There are two types of captain in world cricket. One is MS Dhoni and other are the all others”.Navjot Singh Sidhu – Former Indian Cricket Player
“I don’t know why people say he has not left a legacy. He is the most successful Indian captain ever. That in itself is a legacy”.Virat Kohli – Captain of Indian Cricket Team
Best Quotes on MS Dhoni Admiring His Batting Skills
MS Dhoni is not only a great leader but also a great finisher of the game. His ability to hit sixes is extraordinary. In his long career, he has entertained all of us and had won many matches for the team. In fact, every Indian fan doesn’t lose hope till Dhoni is at the crease. Here are some quotes which praise the batting skills of MS Dhoni.
“Dhoni is my Hero. We talk a lot about Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, but this boy has as much talent as anyone in the game”.Kapil Dev- Former World Cup winning captain of India
“Dhoni has got this ability of rising from the ashes. It is his temperament where he has treated those two imposters – fame and failure – in just the same manner”.Sunil Gavaskar-Former Indian Cricket Legend
“The best compliment for me is when someone says they’ll pay to watch me play. And I can say that I’ll pay to watch MS Dhoni bat. MS is not the next Gilchrist. He’s the first MS Dhoni”.Adam Gilchrist- Former Australian opener (Three Times Part Of World Cup Winning team)
“One inch here and there and a guy like Dhoni could take you apart. He is a great finisher, he is cool and calm and backs himself. He is a strong character”Mahela Jayawardene – Former Sri Lankan Batsman
“If Dhoni plays till the end, one thing is for sure… he will make his team win”.Harsha Bhogle – Indian Commentator
“You just can’t bowl spin to MS Dhoni in the death over. He is simply the best in the world”.Alastair Cook – Former Legend Of England
“When Dhoni is at the other end, you don’t need to worry as his partner. He takes the entire responsibility of finishing the game on his shoulders”.Mike Hussey – Former Australian Batsman (Mr.Cricket)
“If 15 runs are needed off the last 6 Balls, pressure is on the Bowler & not on MS Dhoni”.Ian Bishop – Former West Indies Player
“I pray that a tennis player should emerge from Ranchi as MS Dhoni emerged for cricket”.Sania Mirza – Indian Tennis Player
These quotes on MS Dhoni shows his talent and legacy in cricket. He is once in a generation player. India has not and also will not get again a captain like him.