New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni took over the captaincy of the Indian team in the year 2008. When Dhoni took over the captaincy of the team, he had many challenges. Such as giving opportunities to the youth and building the team for the future. While facing all those challenges, Dhoni gave many historic moments to the Indian team.
Dhoni had threatened to leave the captaincy?
In 2008, it was reported that Dhoni had threatened to leave the captaincy. According to the reports then, the information about the meeting of the selection committee was leaked. According to reports, Dhoni had also threatened the selectors to leave the captaincy if Irfan Pathan was included in the team instead of RP Singh. In the year 2008, it was revealed in a media report that Dhoni disagreed about the selection of Irfan Pathan instead of RP Singh. When the selectors asked to choose Irfan Pathan in place of RP Singh, Dhoni had spoken of quitting the captaincy.
RP Singh told the truth in an interview
However, RP Singh had told the whole truth of this matter in an interview. RP Singh said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni never used to be biased in the matter of selecting the team under his captaincy. According to RP Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not such a captain, who, while choosing the team, keeps in mind which player he is friends with.
Dhoni gave many historic moments to the Indian team
RP Singh had said that when it came to the selection of good players, Dhoni had taken a fair decision for his team and when the matter leaked, it did not affect him. Let us tell you that under the captaincy of Dhoni, India has won the title of ICC World T20 (2007), Cricket World Cup (2011) and ICC Champions Trophy (2013). Apart from this, India became number one in Tests for the first time in 2009.