Rashid Latif said that Mohammad Azharuddin assumed a significant function in forming Sourav Ganguly into a commander after making his introduction under him in 1992.


  • Sourav Ganguly made his worldwide introduction for India under commander Mohammad Azharuddin in 1992
  • Ganguly played 12 Tests including 53 ODIs following Azharuddin’s captaincy.
  • Rashid Latif likewise applauded MS Dhoni’s captaincy style and how he drove the Indian cricket crew.

Previous Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif hailed Mohammad Azharuddin as the individual who not exclusively was an incredible skipper himself yet additionally gave Indian cricket a pioneer like Sourav Ganguly.

Rashid Latif said that Azharuddin assumed a significant function in forming Ganguly into a skipper in the wake of making his presentation following him in 1992. Ganguly played 12 Tests including 53 ODIs below Azharuddin’s captaincy.

“I regard Mohammad Azharuddin a great deal. He served Indian cricket for quite a while and left somebody like Sourav Ganguly. Azharuddin assumed a great function in growing Ganguly as a skipper. Greats like Sachin and Dravid played under Ganguly,” Latif said in a YouTube show called Caught Behind.

Latif proceeded to include that Ganguly made an inheritance as India commander which like this helped somebody like Dhoni, who as of late resigned from global cricket as the best captain in all configurations.

“At that time on the off-chance that you examine Dhoni’s profession, it relied somewhat upon Ganguly. The sort of attitude and authority characteristics Ganguly had was in-conceived.

“Mohammad Azharuddin made Ganguly. Furthermore, Dhoni consolidated both of their characteristics and made his style as indicated by advanced cricket. He got the game dominating confidence in the group, built up that culture in the group, ingrained that triumphant mentality,” he included.

Latif likewise adulated Dhoni for his captaincy style and how he drove the Indian cricket crew for longer than ten years.

“Dhoni won three world titles which no chief has ever done. Pioneers like Dhoni faced challenges to take the group forward, and he spurred youthful players. He attempted to form cricketers as indicated by his character. Commanders like this impart self-assurance in players,” Latif said.

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