9) Dada convinced Javagal Srinath to come out of retirement for the 2003 World Cup. Srinath led the Indian bowling attack into the finals:
Another bold decision alert here. A genius in his kingdom of tactics indeed. The team was heaving with the young bowling attack and it needed someone experienced enough to support in pressure situations. Thus Srinath was called and India was successful after years to cruise to finals of the World Cup Trophy.