But unfortunately, all four came in a losing cause including the recently-concluded second ODI against India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the star with the ball, as he, in his economical spell, picked four valuable wickets.
Kohli said the current batch of Indian Test cricketers are trying to set an example for the younger generation.
Dhoni was physically struggling in the hot conditions and needed treatment from the team physio to finish his match-winning knock and keep India alive in the series. After the win, Dhoni showed a modest wave as the job was done.
A video of the same has gone viral on social media. Many felt that the former Indian captain had lost his old finishing touch. Every player goes through a period where things don't fall into place.
World's No. 1 batsman with 25 Test hundreds warned that youngsters will have mental problems if they don't embrace the pristine form of five-day cricket.
If you're too practical about the things all the time I think that special, unbelievable performance when no one gives you a chance, is very hard to come by. Once Kohli got out, Dhoni and Karthik ensured India wins the match.
"We saw a glimpse of the classic MS Dhoni-style of innings in Adelaide".
The veteran's innings in the second ODI was appreciated by everyone, including those who had earlier criticized him. "He's someone who has never tried to change me just to be able to fit into the captaincy mode", Kohli added.
Following his debut in 2004, Dhoni quickly became one of India s key players, captaining the side to a World Cup win in 2011.