After a whopping record 331 international matches as captain, we still can't get enough of MS Dhoni. Right from his first match as leader in 2007 in the thrilling Indo-Pak tied tie where we got points via a bowl-out to the India-New Zealand ODI series in 2016 which we won 3-2, Dhoni has been an innovator par excellence and always come out with moves from the MSD Guide of Playing Cricket.
In fact some of these decisions have looked so weird that it baffled fans and commentators were left scratching their heads. But since they proved to be masterstrokes in the end, Dhoni clearly knew what he was doing in the first place.
Here's looking at 10 of those strange decisions that actually clicked…
By Sunil Rajguru
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