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Dhoni is someone who leads from front, feels Binny

February 05, 2011 20:53 IST

Former India all-rounder Roger Binny, one of the architects of India's World Cup victory in 1983, feels that "Mahendra Singh Dhoni is someone who leads from the front."

The former medium pacer feels that India have a good bunch of all-rounders which will be key to the team's success in the upcoming World Cup.

"The likes of Yusuf Pathan, Dhoni and Suresh Raina are all capable of filling the 7-8 slots and having them in the side, Team India can do wonders," Binny, who is here as part of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 said.

"Since India last won the World Cup 28 years back, expectations had been high and fans all over want the country to win every World Cup," he said.

"India need to win this World Cup and the certainly there is a lot of pressure on the players," Binny, the highest wicket taker of the 1983 edition said.

Taking a trip down memory lane on India's dream run and victory under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, Binny said "We had some good specialist batsmen. But during our dream run, it was the lower-order batsmen, who clicked."

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