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Dhoni step down as ODI,t20 captain

Jan 5,Mumbai MS Dhoni has step down as ODI & t20 captain as national selectors expected to name Virat Kohli as the captain when they pick the squad for three ODIs and three T20 Internationals against England here tomorrow.

Mahendra singh Dhoni has been captain of India since 2007 , when he lead his team to historic victory in first ICC World T20 championship. Since then under his captaincy India has won 1 ICC world twenty20 championship,1 ICC World Cup and one ICC champions trophy. Dhoni has also lead his team to number 1 position in Test rankings

Test skipper Kohli is expected to be anointed captain of the limited overs teams also, after Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to step down from the job in a surprise decision last night.

While there should not be any doubt regarding Kohli taking over as skipper of the limited overs team, the selectors have the onerous task of choosing the two squads having a right balance as there has been a spate of injuries to top players recently.

Two key Mumbai batsmen -- Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane -- have been ruled out with injuries, which may give a chance to out-of-form Shikhar Dhawan, if he's declared fit, to open the innings with K L Rahul, unless the selectors spring a total surprise and bring in a newcomer.