WEB DESK: A court in India has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for appearing in an 2013 advertisement which depicted the 34-year-old as a Hindu deity , Indian media reported.
Dhoni is currently leading the India side on its limited-overs tour of Australia which runs until January 31. The series will be followed by three T20s against Sri Lanka Asia Cup T20 in Bangladesh.
The player’s manager, Arun Pandey, while talking to Hindustan Times on Friday, said that the cricketer was never served the summons.
“Mahi was never served with the summons. I am very surprised that warrants have been issued. We have referred the matter to our legal. They are taking due action to have the warrants cancelled,” Pandey said.