I am already using Virat Kohli's captaincy skills in ODIs, says MS Dhoni

Dharamsala, Oct 15: India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today (October 15) revealed that he has already started using Virat Kohl's leadership skills and often interacts with him during matches.

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With Kohli at the helm of Test team and successfully leading it, Dhoni has turned to the Delhi right-hander for inputs during the shorter formats.

File photo: Dhoni (left) and Kohli during a game of football as part of team's practice

The 35-year-old Dhoni has been retained as the skipper of the team for the shorter versions of the game and he will lead the side in the 5-match ODI series against New Zealand starting tomorrow (October 16) in Dharamsala. (1st ODI preview)

"I have already started using him (Kohli). There is more interaction (on the field). It is evident if you watch the game. We are two individuals who conduct in different ways," Dhoni told reporters when asked about Kohli.

Talking about his role in the team, Dhoni said it has not changed much but there is more responsibility to guide the youngsters.

"Role doesn't change when you are the senior member of the squad irrespective of whether you are the captain, vice-captain or not. There are lot of extra responsibilities on you. You have to talk to the youngsters and guide them. A lot of things have changed. I made my debut in 2004 and the way cricket has been played now, has changed," he said.

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