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Shahid Afridi rates MS Dhoni higher, when asked by a fan to name the better captain between India’s MS Dhoni Australia’s Ricky Ponting

July 30, 2020

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Durba

Aside from being prestigious for his six-hitting capacities and tricky leg-spinners, previous Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is additionally known for having solid suppositions. Much the same as his hit or miss strategies with the bat close by; Afridi doesn't stay away from voicing his supposition on any issue. It was in this manner, not an unexpected when the Pakistan all-rounder furnished a straight and basic response; when requested to name the better commander between India's MS Dhoni and Australia's Ricky Ponting.

In an intuitive meeting with his fans on microblogging website Twitter; Afridi minced no words in naming Dhoni the preferred commander over Ponting. Clarifying the explanations for selecting Dhoni over Ponting, Afridi said the previous India skipper manufactured a group with adolescents.

Afridi appraised Dhoni somewhat higher than Ponting as Dhoni built up another group loaded with youths. Afridi composed this to a fan's inquiry.

MS Dhoni is the only captain to have won each of the three ICC trophies

Dhoni and Ponting are two of the best chiefs the game has ever observed. Under his administration, India likewise accomplished the No.1 spot in ICC Test rankings in 2010. Not just this MS Dhoni brought the ultimate cricket glory to India; after a gap of 23 years by winning ODI World Cup 2011. Before this, he led the team to win inaugural season of T20I World Cup 2007. And lastly, he brought the Champions Trophy 2013 to his homeland.

Ricky Ponting, led Australia and won World Cup 2003 and 2007. Leading a team and winning two World Cups is huge. Dhoni's general win level of 53.61 is the second best among Indian chiefs; after current captain Virat Kohli, who has a success proportion of 64.64.

Ponting, then again, has the best win rate among all chiefs in world cricket. In the 324 matches that Ponting drove Australia, they won 220 of those; losing only 77 while 2 were ties and 13 wound up as draws.

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