Mahendra Singh Dhoni Must Stay Captain Till 2015 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose captaincy was under scrutiny when India lost the Test series in England, remains indispensable as skipper, feels Sourav Ganguly.

updated: October 16, 2014 12:08 IST
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Fletcher (L) and Dhoni have come under pressure after India's poor performances overseas.

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Former captain Sourav Ganguly believes that the Indian cricket team has a good chance of defending the World Cup title under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership.

While India's overseas record under Dhoni isn't anything to boast about, Ganguly feels the time is not right to think about a possible successor. "Not till the World Cup. We will see after that how India does," he told IANS in an interview. (Took up

Team India will go into the World Cup next year as the defending champions but bouncy tracks in Australia and New Zealand, feel many, will test the players. Ganguly though has faith in the ODI abilities of the side. "India have got a good chance of defending the World Cup. They are a very good One-Day International (ODI) side wherever they play. Whether it is Australia or England, they are a top one-day side," he said.

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