In a surprising move, the BCCI has stripped off MS Dhoni from his contract.Generally, the cricket governing body gives contracts to players representing the national team, and a few others.
This contract falls in 4 categories – A+, A, B, and C.MS Dhoni who captained India for a long time, and who brought World Cups to home has been a part of the Category ‘A’ contract.
Post the Semi-final loss in the 2019 World Cup, MS Dhoni has largely remained unavailable.At this juncture, MS Dhoni did not feature in the BCCI’s contract list announced for the period between October 2019 and September.Under category A+ and A, the players receive the annual fee of Rs 7 crores and 5 crores respectively; under category B and C, the players receive Rs 3 crores and Rs 1 crore as an annual fee.
Speculations about ending of MS Dhoni career have become the hot topic in the media after India’s Coach Ravi Shastri said, ‘MS Dhoni Career (ODIs) has almost come to an end’.
It will be interesting to see what is in store Dhoni with 2020 T20 World Cup around the corner.
Many of the brightest moments in Indian Cricket history came under MS Dhoni career.
The wicket-keeping batsman has scored over 17,000 international runs in 3 formats of the game.He has 829 scalps behind the wicket to his name.MS Dhoni played 350 ODIs, 90 Tests, and 98 T20Is.