MS Dhoni will continue to be available for selection. © AFP
Here are the top 10 developments on Dhoni's resignation as captain
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as the captain of the Indian ODI and T20I cricket teams, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Wednesday.
- "Mahendra Singh Dhoni has informed the BCCI that he wishes to step down as the captain of the Indian cricket team from the One-day Internationals and the T20 International formats of the game," the board said in a statement.
- Indian Test team skipper Virat Kohli is expected to take command of the ODI and T20 sides as well.
- Dhoni captained India in 199 One-day Internationals, winning 110 and losing 74, with four ties and 11 no-results. He has a winning percentage of 59.57.
- He was India captain in 72 T20 Internationals, winning 41 and losing 28, with one tie and two no-results.
- Dhoni has an exceptional record as India's limited-overs skipper. India won the ICC World Twenty20 in 2007, the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and the ICC Champions Trophy two years later.
- Dhoni has played 286 One-day Internationals, scoring 9110 runs. He has 267 catches and 92 stumpings to his credit.
- He has played 73 T20 Internationals, scoring 1112 with 41 catches and 22 stumpings.
- Dhoni quit as India's Test captain in December 2014, and Kohli was named skipper.
- Dhoni was also the skipper of the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) leading them to two consecutive championships in 2010 and 2011.