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International cricket players back Dhoni’s decision to leave captaincy, say Kohli should lead India

“Even One Of The Greatest Captains Of All Time Decides Enough Is Enough ... Well Done @msdhoni On An Incredible Leadership Term,' Vaughan Wrote On His Twitter Page.

PTI | Updated on: 05 Jan 2017, 02:39:29 PM
International cricket players back Dhoni’s decision to leave captaincy, say Kohli should lead India (GettyImages)

New Delhi:

International cricket fraternity has hailed Mahendra Singh Dhoni,  India’s limited overs skipper, as one the greatest captains of all time and said that its time for Virat Kohli to captain all three forms of cricket.

Former England skipper Michel Vaughan described Dhoni as one of the greatest captains to have ever led a cricket team.

“Even one of the greatest captains of all time decides enough is enough ... Well done @msdhoni on an incredible leadership term,” Vaughan wrote on his Twitter page.

Australia’s former captain Michael Clarke, who himself quit shorter format after winning 2015 World Cup, showered accolades on Dhoni, saying he still has lot to offer to Indian cricket.

“I think @msdhoni will go down as one of India’s most successful captains. He is a great man and still has a lot to offer Indian cricket,” Clarke wrote on his Twitter page.

Clarke felt Test skipper Virat Kohli should be the natural choice to lead India in limited-overs also.

“It is now time for @imVkohli to captain all three forms in my opinion. He is a superstar and is ready for the challenge,” Clarke further wrote.

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First Published : 05 Jan 2017, 12:13:00 PM

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