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MS Dhoni hints retirement from Test cricket in 2013

Trivandrum, 12 January 2012: Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has said that he plans to retire from Test cricket in 2013. ""If I have to see through the 2015 (World Cup), I would have to retire from one of the formats", Dhoni said to media today. Dhoni, born 7 July 1981 is currently aged 30.

Dhoni made his test cricket debut against Sri Lanka in 2005 replacing Dinesh Karthik as wicket keeper. He has scored five test centuries with 148 against Pakistan in Faisalabad being the highest. This innings is the fastest century (From 93 balls) scored by an Indian wicket keeper. It was under Dhoni's captaincy India defeated Australia by 320 runs in 2008 which is the biggest win in terms of runs for India.

India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, CB Series of 2007–08, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008 and 2010 against Australia 2–0 and 2011 World Cup under his captaincy. His Test, ODI record is best among all the Indian captains to date.

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