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Kohli Named Captain, Yuvraj back in the Squad Against England: Check the Full Indian Team

The Indian Cricket has been in News since a week. The reasons for it to be on the hot topics is, the supreme court of India removes BCCI big guns and the sudden surprise of Dhoni’s stepping down from ODI,T20 Captaincy.

The Unexpected decision of Mahi, had took all the cricket fans by shock. Whatever the reason behind MS Dhoni’s step-down, it had paved path for Indian Test Captain Virat Kohli to emerge as the Full time Captain of the Indian Cricket Team.

MS Dhoni Quits From Captaincy in Limited Overs Format

Indian Cricket Team Selectors had a meeting for selecting the squad for the upcoming One-day and T20 international Matches against England. Virat Kohli was named the captain replacing Dhoni and they are few changes made by the Selectors.

Team India All-rounder and veteran Cricketer Yuvraj Singh got a call from the selectors for both ODI and T20s.

The T20 Squad was a mixture of experience and Fresher’s. Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina was brought back to the T20 squad and young talent Rishabh Pant along with while Mandeep Singh and Yuzvender Chahal were included in the T20 squad.

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Ajinkya Rahane, Shikahr Dhawan secured his place in the ODI squad whereas they lost his spot in the T20I squad of India. Kedar Jadhav , Amit Mishra and Manish Pandey were also retained into the ODI squad. Injured Indian Opener Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the England Tour completely.Ms Dhoni is picked as the wicket keeper batsmen in both the formats.

Here’s the full squad of ODI and T20 Teams for Matches against England

ODI Team: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav.

T20I team: Virat Kohli (captain), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Mandeep Singh, KL Rahul, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manish Pandey, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra

Interesting Records of MS Dhoni in International Cricket

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, One of the greatest Wicketkeeper batsmen and India’s Best Captain had stepped down from the Limited over Captaincy.

The Indian skipper who had never showed his emotions both off and on the fields had many fans all over the world.

The Captain Cool had given a big shock for his fans by announcing his decision to quit from the captaincy. MS Dhoni stepped down as the captain of both ODI and T20 Formats passing the Responsibility to Kohli.

MS Dhoni Quits From Captaincy in Limited Overs Format

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) intimated about the Dhoni’s captaincy quit in a press release on Wednesday.

Besides this shocking news, Dhoni informed that he would be available for selection for the upcoming series against England but not as skipper.

A decade can be a long-time, in his ten years of cricket career, MS Dhoni a man who turned into a Legend in the cricket history. He created and smashed many records as a player, captain and wicket keeper.

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With the Entry of the Jharkhand dynamite Dhoni Ricky Ponting lost his Best Captain name, Adam Gilchrist lost best Wicket Keeper place and he took the best finisher name from Micheal Bevan.There are many records created by MS Dhoni, We’ve handpicked some of them for you.

Here are the MS Dhoni Records in the Cricket History

  • Dhoni played 283 ODIs in his career and scored 9110 runs till now.
  •  He has 9 Centuries and 61 Half centuries in his career
  •  Played 73 T20s and scored 1112 runs
  •  He caught 267 catches as a wicket keeper including 92 stumping’s. In T20s he has 41 catches and 22 stumping’s in it.
  •  In 2007, under MS Dhoni captaincy team has won the 2007 T20 World Cup
  •  Team India won 2011 World Cup again under Dhoni Leadership and in that he score 91 and just 78 balls in the final match against Srilanka and brought World Cup to Team India
  •  Under his Captaincy, India went to 2015 World cup Semifinals and T20 World cup semifinals
  •  Dhoni won ICC ODI Player of the year twice
  •  In 2007, Indian Government honoured MS Dhoni with Rajiv Gandhi Kelratna Award and in 2009 he was honoured with Padmashree Award.
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