'We have to see what he wants': Ganguly on Dhoni's future

Dhoni has been on a sabbatical post India’s World Cup exit and BCCI President-elect Ganguly said he will speak to selectors about the former captain's future.

Sourav Ganguly said: “We will have to see what MS Dhoni wants. I will also speak to him (about) what he wants to do and what he does not want to do."   -  Getty Images

Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said that he would speak to M.S Dhoni and the National selectors to get clarity about the future of the former India captain.

During an interaction with reporters here, Ganguly, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) president-designate, said, “We will have to see what Dhoni wants. I will also speak to him (about) what he wants to do and what he does not want to do.

“Since I was not in the picture, maybe it's not clear with me as of now. Now I will be in a position to find out and then we will decide on the way forward.”

As the National team will be picked for the home series against Bangladesh on October 24, Ganguly, a former India captain, said he would also speak to the selectors about the 38-year-old Dhoni, who has taken a break from international cricket after the World Cup.

“I will find out from the selectors when I meet them on October 24 and then I will put forth my opinion.

“My first selection committee meeting will be on October 24. I will ask the selectors and talk with the captain. Coach (Ravi Shastri) won't be there as per the new Constitution,” he said.