Yet, he walks away as the most successful Indian Test captain, and with a rich legacy that will be hard to match for his successors.
Great captains are not just judged on the team’s on-field performances. It transcends beyond that. The last seven years has seen Indian cricket move only forward, taking gigantic strides in terms of redefining fitness culture, forever searching for victory even at the cost of losing, taking bold decisions in team selections, developing a core of fast bowlers who will keep Indian cricket healthy for the next five years, making conditions irrelevant, picking five bowlers because it gives more chances to win a Test.
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