MS Dhoni takes cricketing world by surprise; steps down as Captain of Men in Blue
Posted on: 05-01-2017 , 10:26:AM | DY365 Bureau
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Jan 5, 2017- Mahendra Singh Dhoni took the cricketing world by surprise again as he stepped down as captain of India's ODI and T20 teams on Wednesday.
Fondly known Mahi’s decision came ahead of England’s tour to India. The first ODI against England on January 15 in Pune was to be his 200th as captain.
Dhoni has captained India in 199 One-day Internationals, winning 110 and losing 74, with four ties and 11 no-results. He has a winning percentage of 59.57. He also led India in 72 T20 Internationals, winning 41 and losing 28, with one tie and two no-results.
Dhoni has been India's most successful captain. Under his leadership India have won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007, the ICC ODI World Cup in 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 and also reached the top of the Test rankings in 2009.