“…The first time I saw Dhoni, if I’m to be honest…he had come with the India A side. I thought Karthik was more natural than Dhoni. And still in keeping, he is more natural…even in batting he is more natural,” Taibu stated on Fan Play-Sports Ruler ‘Inside Out With Baggs’ on YouTube channel.
Taibu then went on to clarify Dhoni’s technical prowess. “Now, the way in which he (MSD) retains, his fingers usually are not all the time collectively such as you all the time have the little fingers collectively… when he catches his fingers are all the time not like that…
“But he all the time manages to catch the ball and whip the bails in a flash with a really totally different method…very totally different and odd method,” Taibu added.
Taibu additionally stated with Dhoni it was related along with his batting because the method was totally different nevertheless it was about his hand-eye coordination and psychological toughness too.
“Same factor about his batting…totally different method. But nice hand-eye coordination. But I do not assume it is solely his hand-eye coordination however most likely his psychological toughness.
“Normally if you don’t look the part, so to speak,it’s easy for coaches to just put you aside. But Dhoni backs that up with statistics,” Taibu added.
About Australian nice Adam Gilchrist, the Zimbabwean stated he was a pure batsman however not a pure ‘keeper and used to place in additional time on his wicket-keeping than batting.
“Gilchrist was a natural batsman and not a natural wicket-keeper. He always used to put more time on his keeping than his batting because his batting was very natural..hitting the ball was quite easy for him,” he added.
Taibu, who had burst into the scene at a younger age and in addition led the nation, stated he had learnt rather a lot from the worldwide stars like Indian greats Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid amongst others, particularly about coaching.
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