MS Dhoni's No. 7 Jersey Retired, BCCI Informs Players Not To Pick Iconic Shirt: Sources | Cricket News

MS Dhoni’s No. 7 Jersey Retired, BCCI Informs Gamers Not To Choose Iconic Shirt: Sources | Cricket Information

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Paying a wealthy tribute to former India captain MS Dhoni, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has determined to retire the No. 7 jersey. The shirt grew to become synonymous with Dhoni, who stays India’s most profitable captain in the case of ICC occasions. Whereas the nice Sachin Tendulkar‘s No. 10 shirt was already retired by the Indian board, a call has been made so as to add Dhoni’s No. 7 shirt to the record as nicely, honouring the contributions the wicket-keeper batter made to the Indian crew within the recreation, sources have informed NDTV.

It’s understood that the BCCI has informed gamers within the Indian crew that they can not put on No. 7 on their again whereas donning the Indian jersey, similar to nobody was allowed to select the No. 10 shirt.

Even a report within the Indian Specific confirmed that the No. 7 shirt is off the cabinets for Indian gamers.

“The younger gamers and present Indian crew gamers have been informed to not decide M S Dhoni’s Quantity 7 jersey. The BCCI has determined to retire Dhoni’s T-shirt for his contribution to the sport. A brand new participant cannot get No. 7, and No. 10 was already off the record of accessible numbers,” stated a senior Board official informed Indian Express.

Throughout his early days within the Indian crew, nonetheless, pacer Shardul Thakur did put on the No. 10 shirt for a short interval. Nonetheless, the shirt was retired after that much-talked-about episode. Within the case of No. 7 shirt, the BCCI acted swiftly and took the quantity out of gamers’ attain.

The BCCI official additionally confirmed {that a} complete of 60 numbers have presently been allotted to the Indian crew’s gamers.

“At current, 60-odd numbers are designated to the regulars within the Indian crew and people in rivalry. So even when a participant is out of the crew for a few yr or so, we do not give away his quantity to a brand new participant. Meaning a current debutant has simply 30-odd numbers to select from,” stated a BCCI official.

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