Mahendra Singh Dhoni has made a sensational announcement, saying goodbye to international cricket on his Instagram account on Saturday. He thanked his fans, family, and friends for their support over the years. Dhoni’s unexpected decision has taken the entire sports world by surprise.
Thanks. Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired.MS Dhoni announces retirement from cricket
Under Dhoni’s leadership, Team India won the ODI and T20 World Cups. Dhoni, who had earlier retired from Test cricket, continued as a player in the T20 ODIs and teams. He made a debut on December 23, 2004, in an ODI against Bangladesh.
MS Dhoni played his last match on 11th July 2019 in the semi-final against New Zealand which eventually was his last game. The irony is that he started his carrer with a run-out in 2004 and also ended his career with a run-out in 2019. He is the only captain to have won all the 3 ICC titles (ICC T20 World Cup, ICC Cricket World Cup and ICC Champions Trophy).
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He posted his video with his favorite song “Main paldo pal ka shayar hoon” and quoted that – “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout.from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired”
Pre-retirement Dhoni had sent a letter of retirement to BCCI president Mr. Saurav Ganguly. The BCCI will release the official press report very soon.
However, Dhoni will continue to play for Chennai Super Kings at the IPL this year.