NEW DELHI: India’s most successful cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as India’s limited overs skipper, Board of Control For Cricket in India told media on Wednesday.
“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,” said the statement released by BCCI.
The BCCI statement adds that Dhoni will be available for the selection for the upcoming One-Day Trophy and T20I Trophy against England.
Mr Rahul Johri, Chief Executive Officer of the BCCI said, “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. 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