The inevitable has happened. "Captain cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as the captain of the Indian Cricket Team from the ODI and the T20 formats of the game.
However, he will be available for selection for the ODI and T20I series against England.
"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," said the Chief Executive Officer of the BCCI, Rahul Johri.
And the news of his resignation spread like wildfire on the social media, with his fans sharing their thoughts on the microblogging site.
Giving up captaincy for team's future is a small sacrifice for a man who has come late in batting order for his entire career for the team.
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) January 4, 2017
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