3 players who were backed by skipper Virat Kohli but not as much by MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni is one of the most successful captains the Indian cricket team have had and there is no doubt that he has also nurtured
a lot of young players. Virat Kohli who took over the captaincy from Dhoni has been doing a good job at leading the side as well. There are some players who were backed by Virat Kohli more in comparison to how much they were by MS Dhoni.

Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav made his debut in 2011 under MS Dhoni but only played 13 matches under his captaincy whereas he got a lot more chances under Kohli. He was regularly seen playing test matches and also made an impact. He is one of the first choice pacers now and played most of the home tour games in 2016-17.


KL Rahul
KL Rahul made his debut in 2014 when India toured Australia. although he just played one test match under MS Dhoni as he debuted in the same match after which he retired from test cricket. He is one of the players who were supported by captain Kohli and now is one of the best short-format batsmen India has.

Kuldeep Yadav
After making his international debut in 2017, he soon became one of the most important bowlers in the Indian squad. Under Virat Kohli, he has become one of the premier white-ball bowlers for the Indian side and is a crucial part of the test team. The pair of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzi Chahal is the go-to pair of the Indian team and they have shown results as well.