Updated: January 4, 2017 10:17:26 pm
Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday stepped down as India’s limited-overs captain but will still be available for selection, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday. It cam a s big setback for Dhoni’s fan who were expecting to see him leading India in the Champions Trophy later this year. Dhoni who guided India to victory in the 2007 World T20 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup has captained the men in blue in 199 ODis and 72 T20s
Here is how the Twitterati reacted to Dhoni’s decision to quit captaincy
#Captain M S Dhoni is the wisest man and the boldest decision taker ever in Indian Cricket ! 😎 His legacy will live on forever .
— Vyankatesh (@vyankatesh_n) January 4, 2017
— Rameez Devjiyani (@rameezdevjiyani) January 4, 2017
— Safarनामा ❄ (@SRKscotch) January 4, 2017
— Bhuvan Bam 🚀 (@BhuvanBaam) January 4, 2017
The latest assignment where Dhoni will feature without the captaincy hat is the ODI series against England.
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