Cricket - Indian court issues warrant against Dhoni

An Indian court issued an appearance warrant against Mahendra Singh Dhoni after he posed for a photo alleged to have hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus.

Cricket - Indian court issues warrant against Dhoni

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Dhoni has been summoned to appear in court (PA Sport)

A private case was filed last year against the 32-year-old after the cover of an Indian magazine carried a picture of him portrayed as a Hindu god.

The bailable warrant was issued after Dhoni failed to appear before the court despite three summons. The next date of hearing has been set for July 16.

Dhoni is currently touring with the Indian squad in England, where the team will play five Tests, five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 international.

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