Dhoni India captain retires from Tests

Dhoni, UN agency is one in every of the world´s highest-earning sportswoman, has chosen to retire from check Cricket with immediate result so as to think about the 50-over and Twenty20 formats of the sport, an announcement from Indian cricket authorities aforesaid.Former team-mate and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was among those paying tribute to Dhoni UN agency was the foremost self-made Test-match skipper in India´s history.

India´s World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired Tuesday from check cricket shortly once his team lost one more overseas series, now against Australia.

Former team-mate and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was among those paying tribute to Dhoni UN agency was the foremost self-made Test-match skipper in India´s history.The announcement comes simply weeks before Bharat square measure owing to begin their defence of the 50-over tourney trophy that Dhoni upraised on home soil in 2011.

While Bharat managed to hold on for a attract the third check in Melbourne earlier Tuesday, it had been not enough to forestall Australia from acquisition the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.The 33-year-old Dhoni, UN agency is additionally the team´s cricketer, took over as check skipper in 2008 once a self-made spell captaining the one-day and T20 sides.

Star baseball player Virat Kohli, UN agency was the vice-captain below Dhoni, can lead the Indian team within the fourth and final check against Australia that begins in state capital on Epiphany of Our Lord.

Dhoni was yet India´s most self-made check captain winning twenty seven of the sixty Tests he junction rectifier the national aspect in, with eighteen losses and fifteen attracts.But Bharat have struggled once taking part in off from aim recent years. The poor record includes 2 4-0 whitewashes in European nation and Australia in 2011 and a 3-1 loss in European nation earlier this year.

He scored four,876 runs throughout his ninety check career at a median of thirty eight.09 with six centuries.But the pressure of being captain, baseball player and cricketer all told 3 formats of the sport took its toll amid criticism of his defensive approach within the five-day game.


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