Captain MS Dhoni’s 5 Big Decisions On Field, Which Changed Story Of Indian Cricket

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni – Captain MS Dhoni’s 5 Big Decisions On Field, Which Changed Story Of Indian Cricket:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the most successful captains in the world, is celebrating his 42nd birthday today. MS is the only captain in the world to win all the ICC tournaments.

During his cricket career, Dhoni took some such decisions on the field which changed the story of Indian cricket.

Now let’s try to known Captain MS Dhoni’s 5 Big Decisions On Field, Which Changed Story Of Indian Cricket:

Captain MS Dhoni’s 5 Big Decisions:

Joginder Sharma’s last over:

The last over in the 2007 T20 World Cup final was given to Joginder Sharma. Pakistan needed 13 runs to win and in such a situation, MS Dhoni expressed confidence in Joginder Sharma.

With Misbah-ul-Haq frozen at the crease and Joginder Sharma lacking the experience of bowling in pressure situations, Dhoni’s decision took everyone by surprise. But Dhoni’s decision proved correct and India won the World Cup.

Ishant Sharma shines in Champions Trophy:

During the 2013 Champions Trophy final, England needed 28 off 18 runs. This match had not gone well for Ishant Sharma till then.

But MS Dhoni handed the ball to Ishant. Ishant took the wicket of set batsman Ravi Bopara to bring India back into the match and also lift the Champions Trophy title.

Promoted himself in the 2011 World Cup:

In the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka, Mahendra Singh Dhoni promoted himself and sent him up to bat. Yuvraj Singh was in great form in that World Cup. But Dhoni did the work of fielding himself at number four.

This decision of Dhoni proved to be correct and he got the team the World Cup trophy by hitting a six.

Victory at Lord’s:

During the year 2014, the Indian team won the Lord’s Test against England. England needed 140 runs with six wickets in hand.

Dhoni then asked Ishant to attack with short-pitched deliveries. Dhoni’s plan worked and Ishant gave the best performance of his Test career (7/74) to India.

Pollard was surprised:

Dhoni has been taking his decisions very cleverly on the field. In the 2010 IPL final, Kieron Pollard was batting after scoring 27 runs off 9 balls. Mumbai had to score 27 runs in 7 balls.

But right in front of the boundary, Dhoni did the work of putting the fielder for Pollard and Pollard returned to the pavilion after giving his catch.

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