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You have seen Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, Sunil Gavaskar or Azharuddin as Indian cricket captain. They were all polished and brilliant sophisticated personalities. Compared to them M.S Dhoni lacks everything that these predecessors had. Some cricket stats do not make you a respectable personality. What is your opinion?

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Asked by soumyen sarkar, 15 May '10 01:31 pm
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You just cannot compare all with one scale. This is not a commodity. Captaincy needs a scheming mind. That too, with the type of opponents you have. If you are dealing with gentlemen, you behave like a gentleman..When you are dealing with Australians, who always have a double standard, you forget gentlemanship. You have to deal with Andrew Symonds of this world... All old captains showed a progressive change as the Indian cricket showed some remarkable victories. But they all were losers in world cricket. Ganguly showed aggressive captaincy,and won many matches, but was taken care of some equally scheming captains.. Dhoni too has to pay fine and other penalties.. but the same rule is not applied to "white" captains. Why blame Dhoni ? To keep cool there needs to be equal treatment. Injustice affects behaviour. I will say that with given international bias, he is keeping his coolness with success. You will find more bias when we will win some more matches. How a "gentleman" can behav ...more
Answered by subhash, 15 May '10 03:11 pm

 
  
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The meaning of word "respect" is being changed bit by bit wid the passage of time....if the last two decades has left a vaccum in our lives , then it has become successful in this respect along wid adding substantial positivities in each of our lives wrt life style...gone are the days when u use to stand on ur legs if u happened to receive a long distance call from ur father....so wat I am trying to say is that the amt of achievements , dhoni has brought till date to the nation are suffient enough to command respect 4m its team members...presently , none match his credential to lead the team of more than 100 crores of popn....
Answered by bijoy agarwala, 16 May '10 07:31 pm

 
  
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After loosing the prestigios tournament like w cup20_20 twice, every comparision is seems to be correct in India,even there are people they can compare his underwares with his precedecessor or Yuvi and Sehwag but this will not fetch a fruitfull result. he will lead the team in asia cup once again
Answered by sushil trivedi, 15 May '10 01:36 pm

 
  
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But he has ample of Money thru games and also thru Ads na- So No comparison plz-Cricket once used to be Gentlemen Game and now is not
Answered by SriniVenkat, 15 May '10 01:32 pm

 
  
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People too have changed
Answered by anil garg, 04 Mar '11 04:52 pm

 
  
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Dont blast him after just loosing one tournament.............they r still no.-3 in ODI's and no 1 team in Tests
Answered by gaurav shokeen, 15 May '10 01:38 pm

 
  
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Well leave Gavaskar, rest of the persons you have mentioned are jus like MSD. Dhoni needs to understand his role forIndian Cricket. Thats all. He should learn something from Sachin.
Answered by ankit shivam, 15 May '10 01:33 pm

 
  
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