Let us tell you that in the beginning of his career, Dhoni was known for his big powerful shots. Dhoni fan following started increasing rapidly since his entry in Team India. Dhoni established his foothold in Team India so much with his game that in no time he was made the captain in the T20 format.
Although seeing Dhoni’s big shots, Yuvraj Singh used to say that hitting fours and sixes is not a big deal, the big thing is to win the match, but when Dhoni started playing match-winning innings one after the other, Yuvraj started saying that The real test of a player is in Tests, not in ODIs.
This is how best friends became
When Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his debut for Team India, Yuvraj had come in the list of senior players. Yuvraj was one of the funniest players in Team India. He often used to joke with the new players of the team.
Dhoni also became its victim. Though fed up of being constantly teased by Yuvraj, Dhoni once asked him why he was always angry with him but in reality it was nothing like that. After Dhoni did this, he started getting along well with Yuvraj and later on they both became best friends.
Yuvraj won the World Cup under Dhoni’s captaincy
Of course, Yuvraj Singh was the senior player of the team, but in 2007, when Dhoni became the captain of T20, everyone was surprised. However, in the same year, under the leadership of Dhoni, Team India became the T20 World Champion. In this tournament, Yuvraj Singh performed explosively for India. Dhoni and Yuvraj starred in the tournament, including their unbroken record of 50 runs in 12 balls. In the same tournament, he also hit 6 consecutive sixes in 6 balls.
Then it was the turn of 2011 ODI World. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India won the ODI World Cup as well. In this tournament too, Yuvraj Singh showed a wonderful game and he became the player of the tournament. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Yuvraj Singh always proved to be a trump card and he used the champion player to his advantage.
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