BCCI decides to retire econic no 7

BCCI decides to retire econic no 7

No other cricket player will be given MS Dhoni's legendary No. 7, and Mahi's legendary jersey number is retired by the BCCI.

Indian Express reported, citing BCCI sources, that MS Dhoni's legendary No. 7 jersey has been retired by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Sports teams frequently retire their uniforms as a way to honor the outstanding contributions of their all-time greats.

The national team members, especially the rookies, have been advised by the BCCI that numbers 7 and 10, which were formerly worn by Dhoni and Tendulkar, respectively, are currently unavailable.

In order to preserve the legacy of these cricketing legends, new players have been forbidden from selecting these numbers, a senior Board official informed the publication.

Currently, the regulars and those in contention on the Indian team are identified by roughly sixty numbers. Thus, even if a player misses roughly a year due to injury,

Retiring jersey numbers is not just for cricketers. In honor of Diego Maradona, Italian football team Napoli retired their No. 10 jersey.