He is a magician: Matthew Hayden on this former Indian captain

Matthew Hayden praised this former Indian captain.

Matthew Hayden, the former Australian cricketer and a respected figure in the world of cricket, has showered praise on the legendary Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Hayden’s remarks came ahead of the highly anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) final between the Gujarat Titans and the Chennai Super Kings.

In his statement, Hayden referred to Dhoni as a “magician” who possesses the extraordinary ability to transform someone else’s discarded players into valuable assets. It is a Dhoni’s exceptional leadership skills and great cricketing mind as per Hayden.


Dhoni, who captained the Chennai Super Kings for several seasons in the IPL, has been widely acclaimed for his ability to identify and nurture talent. Many players who were overlooked by other franchises found a new life under Dhoni’s leadership. Spotting hidden potential and providing them with the right opportunities to thrive has been instrumental by Dhoni. Hayden’s appreciation for Dhoni also highlight his positive and encouraging leadership style.