Ms Dhoni Quits Captaincy In ODIs and T20s This is Big News For All Indians and All Cricket Fans DHONI Is The Best Captain As I Think As It Has Best Record For India Till Now
MS Dhoni has stepped down as captain of India’s limited-overs teams ahead of the ODIs and T20Is against England in January. He will still be available for selection as a wicketkeeper-batsman for the series, though, the BCCI said on Wednesday evening.
The selectors are meeting to pick the squads on January 6 in Mumbai.
“On the 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,” BCCI chief executive Rahul Johri said. “Under his leadership, Indian team has touched new heights and his achievements will remain etched forever in the annals of Indian cricket.”
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 4, 2017
After losing the five-match Test series 0-4, England will return from their Christmas and New Year break for the limited overs leg of the tour, which starts with the two practice games on January 10 and 12.
The first ODI will played in Pune on January 15 followed by the second and third games on January 19 and 22 at Cuttack and Kolkata respectively.