New Delhi: Sunil Gavaskar feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still the best bet for India's captaincy and wants the BCCI to wait for some time before zeroing in on the candidate who might take over from him in future.
Criticised for his unimpressive captaincy and performance in Test cricket, Dhoni has offered to quit the leadership role in the longer format of the game if the BCCI feels there is a better replacement waiting in the wings.
However, Gavaskar feels there is nothing to hurry and Dhoni is still the best bet for the job. Dhoni obviously must have felt deeply the 4-0 loss of India. So what he wanted to say is that he is ready to play under a captain if the BCCI can get one, and that is exactly what you expect from a team man like him, Gavaskar told a news channel.
In my view he is still the best bet for the job, there are of course a couple of candidates but BCCI should wait for a couple of seasons as Mahi himself said may be till 2013 so that we can have a better idea of the candidates who are likely to take over from him in future, he added....more
10:50 PM, Apr 17, 2008