Dhoni decides to retire from international cricket: Report
Former India captain MS Dhoni’s retirement has been discussed and criticized for a long time. The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was the platform for the World Cup winning captain to return to the national team. But the IPL has been postponed due to coronavirus. So some Indian news media say that Dhoni’s chances of returning to the national team are over.
However, the Indian media ‘Sportskeeda’ has claimed that the decision to come back in national team was a past, he decides to retire from international cricket. The media is claiming that Dhoni has told his near and dear ones that he will not play in the national team again. But he wants to play in the IPL for one or two more season.
A source says he has not yet officially spoken to board officials. But he told close people about retirement. However, when the time comes, let everyone know. The source added another information – the desire to make a final decision after seeing his form in the IPL. If there is no IPL, Dhoni would have told about retirement on such days.
Some board officials claim that Dhoni is yet to announce his retirement because of sponsorship. He could be financially disadvantaged. Even if he announces his retirement involving with Chennai Super Kings, he is likely to be financially disadvantaged.
However, this time the Indian selectors wanted to decide Dhoni’s fate in this year’s Twenty20 World Cup after seeing his form in the IPL. But due to coronavirus, the IPL has lagged behind. It can even be canceled. So whether or not Dhoni can return to the national team, it is now uncertain.
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