MS Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour, to work in army regiment for next 2 months

There is no viable alternative for Dhoni!!

New Delhi: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself “unavailable” for the Indian team’s tour of West Indies amid the speculations of his retirement. It is learnt that Dhoni will be spending better part of the next two months with the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army as honorary Lieutenant Colonel, reports said.

“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.

The official, however, made it clear that Dhoni is not retiring from cricket at the moment.

With Dhoni pulling out of the tour, Rishabh Pant is expected to be first wicketkeeper in all three formats.

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