Who is the captain cool of cricket?

Updated on: Sep 5, 2022 10:54 am IST

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    The game of cricket has seen many captains who have done a terrific job for their side. Some have been aggressive in their approach while others stay calm and composed. Let’s take a look at who is captain cool of the cricket

    Who is the captain cool of cricket?

    Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is referred to as the captain cool of cricket. Known for his cool and composed nature, MSD rightfully deserves the title because it was quite evident that whenever any player committed a mistake, instead of bursting out at him, he used to go to him and make him understand.

    His ice-cool nature was the main reason behind India winning all the major ICC trophies during his leadership tenure. His captaincy record speaks for itself. Regarded as the most successful Indian skipper he is often credited for taking Indian cricket to new heights. He’s the only Indian captain to have all the ICC trophies in his kitty. He also took India to No.1 in the Test rankings.

    Not only in international cricket, but he also showed his mettle in IPL as well. Apart from scoring truckloads of runs in the league, Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to four IPL titles. He’s the main reason behind Men in Yellow being the second most successful IPL Team.

    MS Dhoni’s prowess with the bat in international cricket 

    MS Dhoni has been a stalwart of Indian cricket. He has represented the nation in 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is. The former wicketkeeper-batsman has scored 4876 in the longest format of the game at an average of 38.90 to go with 6 hundreds and 33 fifties. In the 50-overs format, the former Indian skipper piled up 10773 runs at a staggering average of 50.58. He also registered 10 tons and 73 half-centuries. In T20Is, he smashed 1617 runs at an average and strike rate of 37.6 and 126.13 respectively.

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