Gautam Gambhir, a former Indian cricketer and teammate of MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma, recently shared his insights into the significant role that Dhoni has played in shaping Rohit’s cricketing career.

Rohit Sharma is currently leading the Indian team in Asia Cup 2023 with great aplomb. After an initial hiccup at the start of the tournament, he has bounced back spectacularly by delivering consecutive impressive performances against various teams.

On Friday night, during India’s match against Sri Lanka, Rohit achieved an important milestone – becoming only the sixth Indian batsman to reach this level after legendary players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni 🏏.

According to Gautam Gambhir who was part of many victorious campaigns alongside these stalwarts stated that it would be wrong not to acknowledge MS Dhon’s influence on Rohit’s growth as a player. He emphasized how crucial mentoring can be for young talent especially when it comes from someone as experienced and successful as MSD.

“Dhoni didn’t just guide us on field but also off-field,” said Gambhir while discussing about India’s current captaincy under Sharma. “He always believed in nurturing talents which I believe helped mould players like Virat Kohli & now our skipper Rohit.”

As per him , there are numerous instances where one could see how much faith ‘Captain Cool’ had put into his teammates irrespective their form or position they were playing at . One such example being promoting young Virat Kohli up order during 2011 World cup which eventually turned out beneficial for entire team .

The same applies to ‘Hitman’ too . His transformation from middle-order batsmen into opening slot wasn’t easy but thanks guidance received from seniors including Mr.Cool himself , journey became smoother than expected .

Dhoni is known for his calm demeanor and strategic acumen. His ability to handle pressure situations with aplomb has won him accolades from all corners of the cricketing world. It is this quality that he instilled in his teammates, including Rohit Sharma.

Gambhir concluded by saying ,”Rohit’s current form and leadership style are a testament to Dhoni’s influence on him.” He added, “It’s not just about scoring runs or taking wickets but also how you lead your team under different circumstances.”

Indeed, there seems no denying fact that MS Dhoni played pivotal role shaping career Hitman . With Asia Cup 2023 full swing , fans eagerly waiting see what more their beloved captain store them .

In conclusion, Gautam Gambhir’s insights provide an interesting perspective into the dynamics of Indian cricket team. They highlight the importance of mentorship in sports and how impactful it can be when coming from someone as experienced as MS Dhoni himself.