Is Dhoni one of the most charismatic captains in contemporary cricket? Your views?
Dhoni is the only one amongst the Indian skippers with five or more Tests as captain to register the winning % of 60.00 or more. Sourav Ganguly (21 wins out of 49 Tests - winning % 42.85) Mohammad Azharuddin (14 out of 47 - winning % 29.78) are the only other Indian captains to have recorded atleast ten Test wins.With a win in the third Test at Colombo (SSC), Dhoni has maintained his record, not to have lost a Test series as yet as captain.
As in Tests, Dhoni enjoys a similar success percentage in ODIs - 47 wins, 28 losses and seven no-result games - winning % 62.66 - out of 82 contested. Amongst the Indian captains with atleast 15 ODIs, he is the only one to have recorded a success % of 60-plus.With 1134 runs (ave. 63.00) in 16 Tests, including three centuries and nine fifties, Dhoni ...more
He has yet to prove a lot.