His team had a brilliant mix of youth and experience. Ganguly injected a lot of confidence in this team and they went on to achieve many outstanding feats as India started winning away matches and won some Test series on foreign

The Indian tigers started roaring on foreign soil. After Dada's retirement, batting great Sachin Tendulkar forwarded the name of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's for the captain for which BCCI was agreed. MSD took the challenge in right spirit and carried on the good work done by Ganguly. Under Dhoni's leadership Team India reached its pinnacle and he gave Team India the habit of winning. India won the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011 and also reached on top of the ICC Test rankings.

Now, Dhoni is retired from Test cricket and soon he will bid adieu to limited over cricket as well. After his retirement BCCI nominated Virat Kohli as the captain of the national Test team and he led India in the Asia Cup as well.

There is no doubt that Kohli is one of the most prolific and hard-hitting batsmen in the modern era. He is often called as the next Sachin Tendulkar, but, the burning question is can he be the next Mahendra Singh Dhoni or can he match the achievements of captain cool?

Kohli’s current captaincy records has not been very impressive. Whether it is for India or his IPL franchise Royal Challangers Bangalore, he seemed to failed at many crucial junctures.

But, there is another talented Indian cricketer and a successful IPL captain, Rohit Sharma. He is a complete batsman and many believes that he can fit in the shoes of players like VVS Laxan and Mohammad Azharuddin. But, at times he had failed to justify his talent with the bat.

His fortunes changed in IPL 2013, when he was made the captain of the Mumbai Indians team. This decision proved to be a game changer for him. Captaincy brought out the best in Rohit. He led from the front, scored huge amount of runs and the confidence was there for everyone to see. He was very calm, composed and did not let the pressure get the better of him.

Even in extreme situations, he led from the front to ensure MI win their first IPL in 2013 and this year he again proved his worth as a captain.

In 16 games, he made 482 runs for Mumbai Indians at an average of 34.42 and a strike-rate of 144.74. But he also played different roles for the team - he batted as an opener, at No.4 and then against at No.3. He delivered whenever situation demanded.

Kohli on the other hand has had a pretty good IPl 2015 season. He played 16 games and scored 505 runs, at an average of 45.90. But as a captain, Rohit has really stolen the show. He has done enough to even impress the likes of Tendulkar and Ponting.

In the last part of the IPL tournament, Rohit Sharma took some tough decisions and results were seen by all. He has performed really well under pressure. With Mumbai Indians winning IPL 2015 after a dismal start in the season, Rohit Sharma proved his worth and he is now amongst the top contender to lead Team India.

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