MS Dhoni is likely to retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup, amidst rumors which have been churning for quite sometime. The former India captain has faced the brunt of criticism lately, due to his slow batting approach in the tournament.
India's last match in the global showpiece event is likely to be his last match in national colors. A senior BCCI official told PTI on condition of anonymity, "You never know with MS Dhoni. But it is unlikely that he will continue to play for India after this World Cup. But since his decisions to quit captaincy from the three formats have been taken so suddenly, it is very difficult to predict at the moment."
It is being reported that nothing has been announced yet due to India's progression in the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.
Dhoni has registered 223 runs in seven matches, as India qualify for the semi-finals. He was also criticized by Sachin Tendulkar for lacking intent. Meanwhile many have stated that he has lost his touch as a finisher of short formats. Although he is still very important to the Men in Blue, who rely heavily on his immense experience and intelligence.