Former Indian skipper and legendary wicketkeeper-batsman MS DhoniTeam India was almost ten years during which he experienced the peak and approach in equal relationships, but one thing that remained constant during his tenure was the amount of trust and respect his teammates had for him.
Dhoni was truly a born leader; someone who will trust and withdraw his players, and someone who will take responsibility when things go awry.
Each time, several cricketers who played under Dhoni praised the champion leader and the newest contestant on the list is the stylish opening sound, KL Rahul.
In a recent interview with Forbes India, KL Rahul said that the first name that comes to mind when someone calls the word ‘captain’ is MS Dhoni.
“The moment someone says ‘captain’, the first name that comes to mind for someone of our generation, our era, is MS Dhoni,” said KL Rahul.
Rahul further added that Dhoni may have won many tournaments, but his greatest achievement as captain was the trust and respect he gained from his players.
The Indian opening batsman added that any player who played under MSD would willingly take a bullet for him.
“We all played a lot of cricket under him. Yes, he has won many great tournaments and done so many amazing things for the country, but the greatest achievement a captain can achieve is to have the respect of your teammates, and each of us will gladly have a bullet for take him, ”KL Rahul said in an exclusive interview with Forbes India.
And it is the flatness and dedication of MSD towards its team that inspires KL Rahul the most.
‘One thing I learned from him is how humble he has been up and down; how he has always put his country above everything is just incredible, ”he added.