Group India mentor Ravi Shastri on Thursday expelled all theories about whether Mahendra Singh Dhoni was resigning or not. Shastri's remarks came after internet based life on Wednesday was swirling with theories that the 2011 World Glass winning chief MS Dhoni will before long resign from all arrangements of the diversion. Dhoni was seen taking the match ball from the umpires toward the finish of the third one-day global against Britain at the Headingley cricket ground in Leeds on Tuesday, and Twitter went on overdrive as fans pondered about the centrality of the move.
"That is trash. MS isn't going anyplace," Ravi Shastri said.
Shastri said Dhoni took the ball from umpire to demonstrate it to rocking the bowling alley mentor Bharat Arun.
Expelling the theory, Shastri stated: "MS needed to demonstrate the ball to Bharat Arun. He needed to demonstrate to him the wear and tear the ball had persisted, to get a general thought of what the conditions resembled."
"Be that as it may, at the present time, this racket is garbage. He simply needed to demonstrate the ball to Arun to simply view it after near 45 overs had been knocked down some pins," Shastri told Times of India.
Dhoni, who declared his retirement from Tests in 2014, has played 321 ODIs and 93 T20Is.
In 321 ODIs, Dhoni has scored 10046 keeps running at a normal of 51.25. He has 10 centuries and 67 fifties to his name.
Dhoni has amassed 1487 keeps running in 93 T20Is at a normal of 37.17, including two half-hundreds of years.
As of late, Dhoni added another plume to his famous top as he turned out to be fourth Indian and twelfth in general in ODI history to score 10,000 runs. The previous India captain accomplished the breakthrough amid second ODI against Britain at Lord's.
Dhoni has joined any semblance of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Kumar Sangakkara, Brian Lara and Sanath Jayasuriya on the tip top rundown.
The 2011 World Container winning skipper is just the second wicketkeeper-batsman to contact the 10000-run stamp. Sangakkara was the main assigned wicketkeeper-batsman to accomplish the historic point.
Under Dhoni's captaincy, India lifted the 50-over World Container in 2011 and the World Twenty20 of every 2007. Dhoni additionally drove India to the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 in Britain.