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MS Dhoni steps down: Support pours in for India's ex-limited overs skipper

Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to call it quits as India's limited overs captain, two years after calling an end to his Test career.  In an unexpected move, as was with most of his big decisions, the former skipper has paved the way for Virat Kohli to take charge of the side. The news was confirmed by BCCI on Twitter. However, he will be available for selection for the limited over games against England.

The news brought admirers of the batsman together on Twitter, who appreciated his contribution as captain:


Stat-man Mohandas Menon showed us Dhoni's terrific record:


Dhoni's records are likely to stay untarnished:


The effortless ease with which Dhoni seemed to do everything stunned many:


Harsha Bhogle lauded Dhoni, also wondering if the step down comes with Virat Kohli in mind:


Fans had their share to say as well:

Updated Date: Jan 04, 2017 21:57 PM

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