Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down as captain of India

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has ventured down as chief of the Indian group. He will, be that as it may, be accessible for the determination for the One-Day International and Twenty20 International arrangement against England and the same has been passed on to the senior choice advisory group. The advisory group will meet on Friday (January 06) to choose the group for the three-coordinate ODI arrangement against England beginning on January 15.

Despite the fact that the following chief was not declared, Virat Kohli, presently captaining the Test group, will assume control over the mantle.

Dhoni has exceptional accomplishment as a constrained overs commander, winning the ICC World Twenty20 in 2007, the ICC World Cup in 2011 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013.

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“Mahendra Singh Dhoni has educated the BCCI, that he wishes to venture down as the chief of the Indian cricket group from the One-Day Internationals and the T20 Internationals configurations of the diversion,” Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a discharge.

Dhoni holds the record for most matches as skipper of a worldwide side, with 331 amusements crosswise over arrangements. He is additionally the main player to skipper in 50 or more matches in each of the three organizations separated from being the main chief to win every one of the three ICC Trophies – World Cup, WT20 and Champions Trophy.

Having made his global introduction in 2004, Dhoni rapidly ascended the positions in Indian cricket. He was named commander of the T20I side in 2007 and had a gigantic effect as he drove the group to the inaugural World T20 title. He then turned into the ODI commander after Rahul Dravid surrendered the post, and in the end, climbed to full-time Test captaincy once current India mentor Anil Kumble resigned. He surrendered Test captaincy and resigned from the longest type of the diversion in 2014 yet kept on captaining the side in restricted overs.

His last arrangement as commander came against New Zealand at home, where he drove the Indian side to a 3-2 arrangement win.

Mr Rahul Johri, Chief Executive Officer of the BCCI said, “On the sake of each Indian cricket fan and the BCCI, I might want to express gratitude toward MS Dhoni for his extraordinary commitment as the skipper of the Indian group over all organizations. Under his administration, Indian group has touched new statures and his accomplishments will stay carved perpetually in the archives of Indian cricket.”

Dhoni’s record as skipper

Tests: 60 Matches, 27 Wins, 18 Losses, 15 Draws

ODIs: 199 Matches, 110 Wins, 74 Losses, 4 Ties, 11 No Results

T20Is: 72 Matches, 41 Wins, 28 Losses, 1 Tie, 2 No Results

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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