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With Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble controversy, fans want MS Dhoni back as captain

Anil Kumble's resignation as Team India coach compelled fans to take to social media and demand for a change in captaincy...

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli
MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli during Champions Trophy. File pic/AFP 

After Anil Kumble confirmed that, his resignation as Team India coach came because of a rift between him and Indian skipper Virat Kohli, a few Indian cricket fans expressed their anger towards Kohli and blamed him for Anil Kumble's resignation.

The Kumble-Kohli fiasco seems to take a different turn now with some fans wanting former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to return as Team India captain. 

After the sudden step down of Anil Kumble, fans took to social media demanding the return of MS Dhoni as captain. India’s defeat in the ICC Champions Trophy to Pakistan was another reason for rage and demand for a change in captaincy.

Anil Kumble's resignation flooded Twitter with messages for MS Dhoni replacing Virat Kohli as captain and here are some of those that followed:

Though MS Dhoni stepped down as limited overs captain last year, yet his fan following tends to remain the same. As opposed to Kohli's so-called arrogant nature, MS Dhoni is termed as a better team manager and captain.

It was during Dhoni's tenure that India won the 2011 World Cup once again and created a history in international cricket.

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  • Mahender23-Jun-2017

    To all ppl here,Do you remember the incident when rcb went to 2009 IPL finals first time and robin uttappa and kumble on strike and in the last of chasing ?some 20 odd required in 7or 9 balls. And uttappa failed to make contact one ball.and jumble from non strike came and abusing uttappa .I was bewildered to see that.he was absolutely livid on uttappa.uttappa was already in pressure ,being the last batsman and need to hit a couple of sixes in last over..and this so-called great guy 'kumble' was

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