Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as captain of the Indian team. He will, however, 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 committee will meet on Friday (January 06th) to select the team for the three-match ODI series against England.
Although the next captain was not announced, Virat Kohli, currently captaining the Test team, will take over the mantle.
Dhoni has unprecedented success as a limited overs captain, winning the World T20 in 2007, the ICC World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy 2013.
“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,” Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a release.
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 4, 2017