Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has put an end to his retirement news on Saturday and the informed that he is not going to the West Indies tour. Wicketkeeper batsman Dhoni has made himself “unavailable” for the West Indies tour for two months. It has been reported that the honorary lieutenant colonel MS Dhoni will be with his regiment for the next two months in the parachute regiment of the Territorial Army.
As per the BCCI Official (unnamed source) said that MS Dhoni has asked the selectors for a 2-month break so that he can spend the time with his regiment.
“Dhoni has made himself unavailable for the tour of West Indies as he will be spending two months with his paramilitary regiment,” the official told PTI.
38-year-old Dhoni told BCCI about his decision before the selection committee meeting on Sunday for west Indies tour. Although it clarified that he is not retiring from cricket at this time. According to a BCCI official, “Dhoni is not currently retiring from cricket. He said that he is taking two months’ rest for the service of his para regiment, which he joined long ago.
Earlier MS Dhoni had said, “I would like to Serve actively in the Army only after Cricket”