The big breaking or Shocking news of today from the Sports Entertainment or from India Cricket team Limited Over Captain M.S. Dhoni (Mahendra Singh Dhoni) steps down from the Captaincy.
Yes, the news of the hour is that M.S. Dhoni Quits Team India ODIs and T20s Captaincy but one good news is that he is available for Upcoming India Vs England 3 Match ODIs and 3 T20s Matches.This is certainly the End of an Era.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as the captain of the Indian ODI and T20I cricket teams, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) intimated in a press release on Wednesday.
M.S. Dhoni (Mahendra Singh Dhoni) Steps Down as a Captain of Team India from ODI and T20: End of an Era
“Mahendra Singh Dhoni has informed the BCCI, that he wishes to step down as the captain of the Indian Cricket Team from the One Day Internationals and the T20 Internationals formats of the game,” BCCI said in a media advisory on Wednesday evening (January 4).
“He will be available for the selection for the One Day and T20I series against England, and the same has been conveyed to the Senior Selection Committee,” the statement said.
India’s one of the most successful limited over Captain M.S. Dhoni captained in 199 One-day Internationals, winning 110 and losing 74, with four ties and 11 no-results. He has a winning percentage of 59.57. He also led India in 72 T20 Internationals, winning 41 and losing 28, with one tie and two no-results.
“On behalf of every Indian cricket fan and the BCCI, I would like to thank MS Dhoni for his outstanding contribution as the captain of the Indian team across all formats. Under his leadership, the Indian team has touched new heights, and his achievements will remain etched forever in the annals of Indian cricket,” BCCI’s Chief Executive Officer Rahul Johri said. Johri is currently in-charge of BCCI’s daily operations after the Supreme Court sacked president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke.
Dhoni’s last match as India’s ODI captain was against New Zealand on 29th October 2016, in Visakhapatnam. India won by 190 runs to claim the five-match series 3-2. Dhoni scored 41 in that game.
M.S. Dhoni (Mahendra Singh Dhoni) Quits India Team ODI and T20 Captaincy: Twitter Reactions
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 4, 2017
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) January 4, 2017
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) January 4, 2017
World T20, World Cup, Champions Trophy, Test No 1, IPL titles, Champions League titles. Everything in the game. #Dhoni
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 4, 2017
— Kris Srikkanth (@KrisSrikkanth) January 4, 2017
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