Edited By: Aditya Maheshwari
Final Up to date: December 19, 2022, 17:22 IST
Veteran Australia spinner Brad Hogg believes that legendary India wicketkeeper batter Mahendra Singh Dhoni was a greater captain than Ricky Ponting. Dhoni was a pioneer within the Indian cricket as he’s the one captain in worldwide cricket to win all three ICC trophies – T20 World Cup, ODI WC and Champions Trophy. Whereas Ricky Ponting has been probably the most profitable skipper in Australia cricket historical past as he led them to twin ODI World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007.
Hogg made his worldwide debut below Mark Taylor’s captaincy, however performed loads below Ponting’s management. Nonetheless, he feels that Dhoni needed to cope with extra politics all through his tenure than Ponting.
“Ricky Ponting had an exquisite crew. MS Dhoni had an important crew as effectively. For me, each did exceptionally effectively, each have gotten a unbelievable report. You can not separate them. I’d say that MS Dhoni in all probability had extra politics to cope with in Indian cricket than what Ricky Ponting did. That in all probability places Dhoni barely in entrance of Ricky Ponting,” Hogg stated throughout a Q&A session on Youtube when a requested him to select a greater captain between Dhoni and Ponting.
The veteran spinner additional emphasised that Ponting had numerous skilled stars within the crew to make his job a bit simple. Ponting had the freedom of main a star-studded aspect with the likes of Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist, Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne and Brett Lee.
“The opposite factor with Ricky Ponting is he had numerous cricketers round that had been actually skilled and knew their roles and knew what to do as effectively. He solely needed to management sure features of the sport. Many of the attitudes of the gamers, the self-discipline of the gamers, the plans of the gamers realizing what to do, all of them knew it.
“It’s a troublesome one, however MS Dhoni with the additional politics that he may need had in India, in all probability simply places him in entrance. Sorry, Ricky!” he added.
Whereas Dhoni will return to the cricket subject within the upcoming season of IPL within the yellow colors of Chennai Tremendous Kings. It’s anticipated to be his final IPL as he’ll look to steer CSK to steer their fourth IPL title.
Alternatively, Ricky Pointing will return because the coach of Delhi Capitals and can attempt to information them to their maiden title.