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MS Dhoni made himself unavailable for India Tour of West Indies, Here's the reason why

By Rajan Nath -- July 20, 2019 2:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

With rumors making rounds on the Internet over MS Dhoni retirement, the Indian wicket-keeper batsman has made himself unavailable for India's upcoming tour of West Indies. As per the report, MS Dhoni, the former Indian Skipper is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army, hence, he has decided to spend the next two months with his regiment.

Also, the reports say that MS Dhoni intimated his decision to the BCCI prior to the selection committee meeting, which is scheduled to be done on Sunday. 

Likewise, PTI quoted BCCI official as saying, "Dhoni has made himself unavailable for the tour of West Indies as he will be spending two months with his paramilitary regiment.” Also, the official further claimed that former Indian Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is nowhere close to the retirement at the moment.

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Hence, the decision for the upcoming India tour of West Indies is with the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and chairman of selectors MSK Prasad, over who will replace MS Dhoni for the wicket-keeping batsman. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant is expected to the first choice for the wicket-keeper of Team India.

-PTC News

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