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MS Dhoni going to Leave cricket after the World Cup 2019

MS Dhoni going to Leave cricket after the World Cup 2019.

It's the worst held secret in Indian cricket right now, but in all probability India's last match in the continuing World Cup will also be Mahendra Singh Dhoni's last match in colors in India.
Whatever India qualifies for the finals and wins the World Cup at the Lord's on July 14, it would be an ideal setting for a fitting goodbye to one of the Indian cricket legends.

 MS Dhoni you never understand. But after this World Cup, he's unlikely to continue playing for India. But since his choices were taken so unexpectedly to leave captaincy from the three formats, it is very hard to predict at the time, "a senior official of the BCCI informed PTI on condition of anonymity.

Obviously, the present selection committee, which is expected to remain until the October AGM, will begin the changeover process looking at next year's ICC World T20 in Australia. The possible replacements for the shorter formats will be identified with reasonable time left for the World T20s when the new selection committee takes over from the incumbents.

Nevertheless, with India qualifying here for the World Cup semi-finals, neither the team management nor the BCCI intends to discuss delicate issues. Dhoni scored 223 runs in seven games at a decent 93 plus strike rate if one goes through the scorecards but what they don't reflect is his inability to rotate the strike and strike large. Some ascribed it to lack of purpose and some pointed to his waning skills as a finisher, something that once made him in the world's top brief format player.

 this happened with likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly also criticizing his strategy, team management understands only too well that they are unable to bring their "loved captain" beyond the tournament marquee. His input on the field is still enormous, as has been pointed out by every player who appeared for media interactions. "Team leadership had to make a call in 2017 after the Champions Trophy. They decided to spend another two years in Dhoni until the 2019 World Cup. India reached the semi-finals despite its lukewarm performance, so it was closely protected," said a former Indian player.
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