MS Dhoni’s worldwide profession seems to be over after India’s chief selector stated the crew have been ‘moving on’ from the legendary wicketkeeper-batsman.
Dhoni, who has performed greater than 500 matches for India since making his debut in 2005, was ignored of the T20 squad to face Bangladesh at house subsequent month.
The 38-year-old has not featured for India since their World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand in July and MSK Prasad has forged doubt over his worldwide future.
Explaining India’s determination to omit Dhoni from their T20 squad, the chief selector stated: ‘This is our clear thought course of that post-World Cup we’re specializing in Rishabh Pant solely.
‘I made it very clear that we’re transferring on. We are giving alternatives to children and see that they set up themselves within the facet.
‘With Rishabh doing so well and even Sanju Samson coming into the side [as back-up wicketkeeper], I am sure you must be understanding [of] our thought process.’
Prasad additionally stated Dhoni, who has scored virtually 11,000 worldwide runs, ‘endorses our view of backing youngsters’.
Dhoni captained India to the World T20 title in 2007, the World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy two years later.
Opening batsman Rohit Sharma will captain India within the T20 sequence towards Bangladesh after Virat Kohli was rested.