Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as captain of the Indian Cricket team.
He was leading the Indian team in ODIs and T20 ever since he retired from Tests in December 2016.
MS 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.
He will be available for the selection for the One Day and T20I series against England.
BCCI chief executive Rahul Johri 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.
The selectors are meeting to pick the squads on January 6 in Mumbai.
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