6 current cricketers whose career was saved by MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni always stood by the players he had faith in. And, as it turned out, they didn’t let him or the country down.

1. Virat Kohli

If fans have to thank Kohli for his services to Indian cricket today, they should thank Dhoni first. MSD had immense faith in Kohli's abilities since the onset. Even when Kohli was struggling with his temperament and consistency, it was Dhoni who backed him. "Dhoni will always be the person, who guided me initially and gave me opportunities. He gave me ample time and space to grow as a cricketer, saved me from getting dropped from the team many a times," an emotional Kohli was quoted as saying to bcci.tv.

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