Many think that MS Dhoni should pass on the baton of captaincy in the limited overs format to Virat Kohli as he has failed to power India to a series victory against South Africa.
But, former India opening batsman Virender Sehwag has a different opinion about captain cool. The destructive opening batsman felt that Dhoni should continue to lead India in the limited overs format until the ICC World T20 2016, which will be held in India.
Having lost both the ODI and the T20 series against South Africa, India will now be gearing up for the Test series, in which they will be playing four games. The captaincy will also change as Kohli will be taking up the charge in the longest format of the game.
"He should continue as captain till the next World Cup. If he does so, he can leave behind a good World Cup team. And if he retires...you can imagine, even now when Dhoni is there, people have to think about who should bat at 5th, 6th and 7th position," Sehwag was quoted as saying in the India TV show 'Aap ki Adalat.'
"If Dhoni is not there, the 5th, 6th and 7th slots will become absolutely free and you cannot expect somebody to finish the match properly."
Sehwag also brushed aside the rumours and stated that Dhoni did not drop him from the team. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly's statement was incorrect claimed 'Viru'.
"I don't think Dhoni would have done this. He is a nice man at heart. We senior players respect him, and when he first took over as captain, all senior players played under him, gave him guidance and nice suggestions, which he implemented during his captaincy and our team won in T20, ODIs and Test matches," Sehwag added.
"I don't think any such thing happened. It was all media speculations that Sehwag and Dhoni are at loggerheads. We stay in a hotel together and play matches, I don't think such things occurred. Had it been so, I would have been dropped much earlier. I don't think (Sourav Ganguly's) statement (that Dhoni was behind Sehwag's ouster from Team India) was correct."