MS Dhoni retires from test cricket

Dhoni will focus on shorter formats (©GettyImages)

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Dhoni retires from test cricket

India cricket captain MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from test matches. The wicketkeeper/batsman with an average of just over 38 and captained his country in 60 tests and will now focus on One day and T20 games.

The 33-year-old stepped down after drawing the third test against Australia, and the The Board of Control for Cricket in India have paid tribute to one of their 'greatest ever captains'.

The statement read: "BCCI, while respecting the decision of MS Dhoni, wishes to thank him for his enormous contribution to Test cricket and the laurels that he has brought to India."

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