Virat Kohli ‘right inheritor to Mahendra Singh Dhoni’ in ODIs and T20s, says Sourav Ganguly

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Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday pronounced that Virat Kohli’s betterment to captaincy opposite all formats will move success to a group in equal measure.

File print of Virat Kohli. ReutersFile print of Virat Kohli. Reuters

File print of Virat Kohli. Reuters

Terming Kohli as a healthy choice to attain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ganguly said: “He is a right inheritor (to Dhoni) in one-day Internationals and T20Is. He will be equally fantastic, there’s no doubt about that.”

Having led India in Tests format successfully, Kohli was on Friday anointed singular overs skipper forward of their 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is array opposite England commencement 15 January.

Dhoni, who stepped down as a captain of a Indian singular overs group after some-more than 9 years during a helm, will play as a wicketkeeper-batsman.

Veteran Yuvraj Singh also staged a quip 9 months after a World T20 final year, roving on his superb form during a Ranji Trophy in that he scored 672 runs in 5 games before holding a mangle due to his marriage.

“It’s a good thing he (Yuvraj) has been enclosed in both a formats. I’m assured he will get some runs and succeed,” Ganguly said. hailing a inclusion of Yuvraj in both ODI and T20I sides.

First Published On : Jan 6, 2017 23:07 IST