As per sources, MS Dhoni's No. 7 Jersey Retired, BCCI Informs Players Not To Pick Iconic Shirt

While paying a rich tribute to the former captain of the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to retire the No. 7 jersey. The shirt became synonymous with Dhoni, who remains the most successful captain of India when it comes to ICC events. While the No. 10 shirt of great Sachin Tendulkar's was already retired by the Indian board, A decision has been made to add Dhoni's No. 7 shirt to the list as well, honouring the contributions the wicket-keeper batter made to the Indian team in the game.
It is understood that the BCCI has told players in the Indian team that they can't wear No. 7 on their back while donning the Indian jersey, just like no one was allowed to pick the No. 10 shirt.
A senior board official said, “The young players and current Indian team players have been told not to pick M. S. Dhoni's number 7 jersey. The BCCI has decided to retire Dhoni's t-shirt for his contribution to the game. A new player can't get No. 7, and No. 10 was already off the list of available numbers."



Dec 15, 2023 4:02 AM