new Delhi: After the ICC World Cup (2019), Mahendra Singh Dhoni was one of the most talked about Indian cricket fans. People wanted to know whether they would retire or not. When MS Dhoni (Dhoni Dhoni) or someone else did not say anything openly then people were waiting for the announcement of the team for the West Indies tour (India vs West Indies). On Sunday, the Indian team was announced and Dhoni was not in the team. That is, despite the announcement of the team, there was nothing clear about Dhoni's retirement. But now the news is coming that MS Dhoni has made it clear that he will not retire.
MS Dhoni retired from Test cricket in 2014. It was then said that Dhoni will play the 2015 World Cup, but it is difficult to do this in 2019. Those who said this were 'confident' over their game over Dhoni's age. But Dhoni did not only play at the age of 38 but also played well in the World Cup. Now, in the team India, from Rishabh Pant as a replacement for Dhoni, many wicketkeepers, it seemed that they would announce sannyas. But being India's finest captain, Dhoni's hunger for cricket is still the same as before.
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According to the media report, chief selector MSK Prasad spoke to MS Dhoni after the World Cup. Then Dhoni had told that he is not taking his retirement right now. According to an English website, Prasad had also told Dhoni that he was not involved in Team India's plans being made keeping in view the future. The selection committee is thinking about giving chance to the youth.
Dhoni's name was not included in the selection when the selectors announced the one-day and T20 team along with the test on Sunday. Make it clear here that the selectors have not dropped Dhoni. Dhoni himself described himself as 'unavailable' for two months. He has decided to spend this time with the parachute regiment of the Territorial Army. According to sources, Dhoni had sought permission from the army chief for this, which he got. Dhoni is the honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army.
With the announcement of the team for the tour of the West Indies, one thing has become clear that Dhoni is no longer a wicket-keeper as the first choice. Instead of young people like Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, they will be given a chance. Even if young players fail, then players like Dinesh Karthik will remain strong. Dhoni may get preference on the basis of his experience in the big tournament. But such a big tournament is not a single in 2019. The next year is Australia's T20 World Cup. Seeing how the game changes colors.