His tongue is as sharp as his square cuts, isn't it? In an apparent dig at Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's explosive opener Virender Sehwag said 'captaincy alone didn't win us two World Cups, we won because of good team'.
"Dhoni got a very strong team. When you get a strong team, it is easier to perform well just like Australia did at one point of time. We won World Cup because we had a very strong team which was ably backed by Dhoni's leadership," Sehwag said.
The public pot shots between Sehwag and Dhoni have been going on for a while now. Reports of the rift started surfacing when Dhoni, Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir started taking pot shots at press conferences.
The alleged rift between Sehwag and Dhoni arose because of the rotation policy of the senior players during the Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia - where India were beaten badly.
Gambhir took a dig at Dhoni after India's win over Australia in the fourth match of the CB Series when he said the match shouldn't have been dragged into the last over. In response to this barb, Dhoni retorted in apparent reference to Gambhir that a 'set batsman' should take the responsibility of seeing the team home instead of putting the onus on others to do so.