Suspended Captain M.S. Dhoni Has Backed Drillmaster Duncan Fletcher


PERTH: Suspended captain M.S. Dhoni has backed drillmaster Duncan Fletcher as the appropriate man to about-face about the fortunes of the abandoned Indian candid team, admitting a run of afflictive across tours.

Down 3-0 afterwards alternating innings defeats in Sydney and Perth, the Indians accept already absent the alternation but accept one final adventitious to redeem themselves in the fourth Test in Adelaide, starting on Tuesday.

But addition accident will adjudge them to two apple-pie ambit 4-0 defeats in a row on adopted clay
afterwards an awkward bout of England.

They will be after their skipper for the aftermost Test, afterward his one bout abeyance by the International Candid Council for his additional apathetic over amount breach in 12 months during the third Test at the WACA Ground.

Pressure is not alone ascent on India's misfiring and ageing top order, but additionally on the angry Fletcher, who has apparent his aggregation win aloof two of nine Tests during the aboriginal allotment of his two-year tenure.

Both wins were at home adjoin the average West Indies and are not abundant to appearance over seven beeline across defeats, four by an innings, back Fletcher took over aftermost year.

India was the top-ranked Test ancillary in the apple back Fletcher took the reins, but will bead to third back the official ICC rankings are abutting released.

His aboriginal alternation at the captain saw the Indians lose all four Tests in England and Fletcher's almanac as a drillmaster in Australia is alike worse, with 12 losses from 13 Tests including his time at the captain of England.

As Indian greats like Kapil Dev, Bishan Bedi and Sourav Ganguly lined up to lambast India's anemic performances, Dhoni said Fletcher was the appropriate man for the job.

"He's one of the best accomplished coaches around, the baby abstruse things he knows about bowling and batting, it's actual acute to have.

"It's not like he has become the drillmaster and we accept absent two alternation and he's to be abhorrent for all the defeats, it's up to the 11 players to go out and perform."

However, above Australian Test batsman Marcus North wrote in an internet cavalcade this anniversary that the Indians had gone backwards beneath Fletcher.

"Team India has been unravelling anytime back the abandonment of Gary Kirsten who, to his credit, begin a way to chronicle and band this aggregation of best individuals into a best team," North wrote.

"Kirsten's replacement, Duncan Fletcher, on the added hand, has managed to disengage all of Kirsten's adamantine work.

"Team accord looks low and relationships are actuality tested."

Both Bedi and Dev said India's Test performances were adversity due to the Board of Control for Candid in India's attraction with Twenty20 candid and its banking rewards.

Ganguly said the Indian Test aggregation bare a above overhaul.

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