T20 World Cup win in 2007 was launch of MS Dhoni the captain: Virat Kohli

Earlier, in a video posted by BCCI, middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane named Dhoni as the best T20 batsman.  

Updated: Dec 11, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
T20 World Cup win in 2007 was launch of MS Dhoni the captain: Virat Kohli

New Delhi: India's limited-overs captain Virat Kohli on Monday hailed Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said that the ICC World T20 win in 2007 under his captaincy was a special moment for the Indian fans.

Interacting with the media at the launch of ICC World T20 2016, the Delhi batsman said that the T20 win was the launch of Dhoni the skipper, who went on to become one of the most iconic figures in world cricket.

Kohli also lauded Dhoni's special ability to soak pressure and said it was one thing he would want to bring into his game.

Earlier, in a video posted by BCCI, middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane named Dhoni as the best T20 batsman.