Former Pakistani skipper showers praises on MS Dhoni
“Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a very good ambassador of the game not only for India but for all over the world," he quoted.
Published - Mar 14, 2018 8:01 pm | Updated - Mar 14, 2018 8:01 pm
The camaraderie between the Indian and the Pakistani cricketers is often spoken about. While the on-field rivalry is a popular one, the players are great friends off the field. Keeping all the political tensions aside, the players of the two countries have always praised one another. In a recent incident, former Pakistani captain Rashid Latif was seen showering praises on an Indian cricketer.
Rashid Latif, who is revered as one of the best wicketkeepers to have played the game for Pakistan, heaped praises on former Indian captain MS Dhoni. In an interaction, Latif hailed Dhoni as a very cool person.
He remarked that it was the calmness of Dhoni that brought so many laurels for the Indian cricket team under his captaincy. He also said that Dhoni is a very good human being. He feels that Dhoni is not only a good ambassador of the game in India but also all over the world.
“Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a very good ambassador of the game not only for India but for all over the world. A cool guy and that’s why India had lot of success under him. He is a very good human being too,” Rashid said Latif, quoted the Gulf News.
On the best wicketkeeper in the modern day cricket
Rashid Latif is currently associated with the PSL franchise Karachi Kings. He is the team director and the team advisor of the Kings. He was asked to pick the best wicketkeeper in the world cricket. In response to this, Latif took the name of South African wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock. He went on to quote that de Kock is arguably the best wicketkeeper after former Windies great Jeffrey Dujon.
During his playing days, Latif represented the Pakistani side in 37 Tests and 166 ODIs taking a cumulative of 301 catches and 49 stumpings.
“I feel De Kock is the best wicket-keeper after Jeffrey Dujon,” Latif remarked.