Former India captain MS Dhoni has apparently stepped down from the captaincy of Rising Pune Supergiants on Sunday, as per a report by India Today and Wisden India. The rumours have been floating since late morning for a while as everyone were waiting for the official confirmation.The franchise stood seventh in the points table in the last edition of the Indian Premier League. The role of the skipper of Rising Pune SuperGiants has now gone to Australia’s Steve Smith.
Here’s how fans reacted after MS Dhoni has been sacked as Rising Pune Supergiants captain.
As If Losing Matches Was Not Enough For Pune, They Want To Lose All The Fans Too. (MS Dhoni)
@SirJadeja they first dropped dada and now dhoni, soon the team will get dropped too
— Anju Parihar (@dranjuparihar) February 19, 2017
Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as the captain of Rising Pune Supergiants. pic.twitter.com/1LlaMin6X3
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) February 19, 2017
My only emotional strand attached with RPS was @msdhoni. But, with CSK it is different. They are our family ?
— MSDian Harshali?? (@DhonixFaithful) February 19, 2017
— Dhoni’s Army (@dhonisarmy) February 19, 2017
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