15 Mar :Former captain Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi has rated the team led by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best in the history of Indian cricket.
"The team led by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the best team in the history of Indian cricket and is capable of winning the Test series in New Zealand," Pataudi told reporters in Bhopal on Saturday.
Pataudi along with his noted actress wife Sharmila Tagore and other family members arrived in Bhopal for taking part in a private function and also to resolve the vexed property disputes.To a question he said it would be better if the team members instead of playing for personal records, play for the nation and in that case it would be difficult for any team to beat Dhoni’s men.
However, he said the performance of the team was good and is appearing to get better.On the issue of condition of hockey in the country, he said that politics was responsible for it and added that as long as political interference did not stop, the game will not be able to revive at the national level.
Pataudi said only players can improve the situation of hockey in the country by not coming under any pressure and keeping their morale high for better performance.