MS Dhoni Will Always Be My Captain, Says Virat Kohli

Updated: 06 January 2017 11:26 IST

Virat Kohli took to Twitter to express his gratitude to MS Dhoni. "Thanks for always being the leader a youngster wants to have around him," Kohli tweeted

MS Dhoni Will Always Be My Captain, Says Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli took to Twitter to thank teammate and former skipper MS Dhoni. © AFP

Virat Kohli paid tributes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, two days after the latter stepped down as the captain of India's ODI and T20I teams. Kohli tweeted that the wicketkeeper-batsman would always be his captain.

"Thanks for always being the leader a youngster wants to have around him," Kohli tweeted.

Dhoni's decision to step down from the captain's role shocked cricket fans on Wednesday. The World Cup-winning skipper had confirmed his availability for the upcoming ODI and T20 series against England.

Kohli is widely expected to be named as the replacement for Dhoni when the Indian squad for the England series is named on Friday.

Topics : Cricket India Mahendra Singh Dhoni Virat Kohli
Highlights
  • Virat Kohli has thanked MS Dhoni for his leadership
  • Kohli said Dhoni will always be his captain
  • Dhoni had stepped down as captain of India's ODI, T20I teams on Wednesday
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