It seemed improbable immediately with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble. However surprisingly one man did manage to leapfrog the above mentioned legends and he made his debut just in 2004.
He went by the name of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The moment he sensationally won the inaugural T20 World Cup, nobody else could see anyone but him as a future India captain in all formats.
Source Author: Sunil Rajguru
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