Mahendra Singh Dhoni ventured down as India’s ODI and T20 captain on Wednesday, leaving Indian cricket fans in the absolute stun. The wicketkeeper-batsman, however, has not resigned and will be up for choice in the upcoming series against England.
The BCCI said in an announcement that Dhoni had informed the Board that he wishes to venture down as the captain of the Indian cricket team from one-day and T20 internationals.
While communicating his desiring to stop captaincy, Dhoni, however, passed on to the selection council that he will be accessible for selection for the three ODIs and the same number of T20s against England beginning January 15.
Dhoni has been India’s best captain. Under his administration, India has won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007, the ICC ODI World Cup in 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013, other than achieving the top point of the Test rankings in 2009. Here are a couple details of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India’s limited overs skipper.
Dhoni had before suddenly left Test captaincy during the Australia visit in 2014. Taking after Dhoni’s choice, India’s Test captain Virat Kohli is probably going to assume control captaincy of the restricted overs groupBCCI, Indian ODI Cricket Captain, Indian Test Captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli