David Warner Explains MS Dhoni’s Role In Virat Kohli’s Captaincy

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David Warner is one of the most attacking and efficient batsmen in world cricket, across all three formats of the game. But, he hasn’t been at his best in the ongoing 5-match One Day International (ODI) series against India.

Warner has an average record in India and he would be hoping to make it better in the remaining matches of the series.

India are 2-0 up and they would be hoping to win the third ODI in Indore and seal the series. But, it won’t be easy as Australia are a strong team and nothing can be taken for granted against them. They have players who are more than capable of giving match-winning performances and turn the table around.

Recently, David Warner spoke to India Today and praised MS Dhoni for being a perfect former captain to Virat Kohli. Warner said that Dhoni, who is regarded as one of the coolest and calmest cricketers in the history of the game, brings a sense of “calmness” to Virat Kohli’s captaincy.

Kohli plays a very aggressive brand of cricket and this is why Warner used the word “calmness” while explaining Dhoni’s role.

David Warner Explains MS Dhoni’s Role In Virat Kohli’s Captaincy


“MS Dhoni brought a sense of calmness to his captaincy. He did a great job as captain and he is still doing a great job, nurturing Virat and that is a great thing to do for a former captain.”

“He is nurturing Virat and that is a good thing to do for both men,” David Warner was quoted as saying by India Today.

David Warner also said that the Indian captain Virat Kohli has not had a lot of non-success as captain and the real challenge will come when India start losing games. He concluded by saying that there are three more matches to play and Australia would look to turn the things around and put India and Kohli under pressure.

“Virat has not had a lot of non-success as captain but the real challenge comes when you start losing games. We are here for another three matches to go and hopefully we can turn that around and maybe we will see a different captain,” David Warner said.