“Kohli is Superhuman, Dhoni has ice running through veins” – Shane Watson compares leadership qualities of former Indian captains

Shane Watson

Former star Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has compared the leadership qualities of both former Indian captains, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, calling the former a “Superhuman.”


Shane Watson is one of the many famous player around the world to have represented the Australian cricket team on the International stages. His track-record for the Kangaroos side proves the quality that the all-rounder possesses.

Most recently he spoke on the ‘ICC Review Show’, where the Aussie was full of praise for two former India captain Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. Watson is one of those rare lucky player to have played under the leadership of both Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni.


He stated that Virat has done incredible things as a leader, the ability to push players to perform and himself brings his best performance for a match with such high expectation. He then called Virat Kohli a “Superhuman” and praised him for his character and knowledge outside of the playing field. “For me, I believe that Virat Kohli is a Superhuman, he knows how to push players around him.”

He then said that MS Dhoni has ice running through his veins, the ability to take pressure off, the trust and faith that he has on players make him great leader, “MS Dhoni has got ice running through his veins.”

He also talked about Rohit Sharma leadership ability, calling him a natural leader and how he has witnessed captain Rohit from very close.


Shane Watson is one of those very rare players you will see who have played under the leadership of Virat Kohli for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and under the leadership of MS Dhoni for Chennai Super Kings in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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