Former India captain MS Dhoni's spell with his Territorial Army unit has ended. The veteran wicket keeper-batsman is now in New Delhi with wife and daughter.
As per reports, Dhoni had taken a break from cricketfollowing the conclusion of India's campaign in the 2019 World Cup that washeld in England and in that period, he joined the the 106 TA Battalion (Para)in Jammu for a two-week stint. The 37-year-old, who holds an honorary title ofLieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army, completed his stint on August 15.
Dhoni was deployed in the Kashmir Valley as part of the Victor Force and took the duties of patrolling, guard and post duty and later sent to Ladakh on the eve of the 73rd Independence Day.
Rishabh Pant stood behind the stumps for India in therecently concluded ODI and T20I series against West Indies. Dhoni is nextexpected to appear in Indian colours when they host South Africa for athree-match T20I series.