N Srinivasan, the previous BCCI president and head of India Cements, which owns the CSK franchise, agreed that Dhoni is a person of intuition who does not imagine in attending staff conferences and going over information.
Both have been talking at a webinar organised by the Great Lakes Institute of Management.
“If you look at the success CSK has had, they’ve got really good access to data and they’ve got really good access to people behind the scenes and they’ve run cricket teams at the junior level,” Dravid mentioned on the webinar in line with ESPNcricinfo.
The former India captain added, “They perceive expertise and so they’ve clearly bought a very good scouting course of in place. But, what additionally they have is a captain who actually understands instincts.
“So, I imply, look, I do know Dhoni fairly properly and I hope he hasn’t modified, however I do know Dhoni might be not one to take a look at reams of knowledge and statistics.”
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The Super Kings have received the profitable match thrice – one lower than Mumbai Indians – and reached the knockouts in every of the 10 seasons they’ve been part of.
Srinivasan additionally spoke about how Dhoni’s intuition and judgement contributed to his staff’s success at a time when a whole lot of emphasis is positioned on information.
“We’re awash with information simply now. To provide you with an instance, there are bowling coaches and in a T20 sport, they play movies of each batsman whom they are going to come in opposition to and so they see how he bought out, what’s his energy, what’s his weak spot and many others.
“So, MS Dhoni does not attend this, he is a pure intuition man. The bowling coach, (head coach Stephen) Fleming will probably be there and everyone will probably be there, everyone seems to be giving opinions, (however) he’ll rise up and go.
“In the context of intuition, he feels that okay he can assess a batsman or participant on the sphere, that is his judgement. On the opposite hand, there’s a lot of knowledge that’s out there to assist an individual additionally analyse. It’s a really tough line to attract (between information and intuition).”
Srinivasan additionally recalled how Dhoni as soon as refused to take “one excellent participant” prompt by the franchise boss as that might have damaged the staff”s cohesion.
“There was one excellent participant that we prompt to MS, he mentioned: ‘no sir, he’ll spoil the staff’. The cohesion throughout the staff is vital and see in America, franchise-based sport has been there for such a very long time,” he mentioned.
“In India, we’re simply beginning and we’re new to it. But we at India Cements have had a whole lot of expertise operating groups at junior ranges.”
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