MS Dhoni Retirement Latest News Live Updates: Indian all-rounder Suresh Raina has also said goodbye to international cricket. He gave this information via an Instagram post on Saturday.
MS Dhoni Retirement Latest News Live Updates: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the two-time World Cup winner, on Saturday said goodbye to international cricket and put an end to the speculation about his future for the past one year. An era of cricket also came to an end with Dhoni’s decision to include himself in the ranks of the greatest cricketers, with the captaincy in the non-traditional style and the art of leading the match.
Dhoni wrote on his Instagram, “Thank you for your love and support so far. Consider me retired from 7.29 pm. “A day before that he arrived in Chennai to join the Chennai Super Kings team for the Indian Premier League to be held in the UAE. Dhoni played the last World Cup semi-final against New Zealand for India.
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Famous for his excellent run between the wickets, Dhoni was runout after scoring 50 runs in that tense match. ‘This prince of Ranchi’ has however registered his name among the greatest players in the history of cricket. He played 350 ODIs, 90 Tests and 98 T20 matches for India. In the last phase of his career, he struggled with bad form, which led to speculation about his future.
He scored 10773 runs in ODIs at an average of more than 50 despite batting between number five to seventh. In Test cricket, he scored 4876 runs at an average of 38.09 and gave India more than 27 wins. However, Dhoni’s career graph cannot be judged by the figures. Dhoni’s captaincy, ability to match the conditions of the match, and tremendous agility behind the wicket made cricket fans all over the world crazy.
He never backed down from taking risks. That is why the last over of the 2007 T20 World Cup was given to a new bowler like Joginder Sharma who came to bat ahead of the in-form Yuvraj Singh in the final of the 2011 ODI World Cup. India won the title both times and Dhoni became the eyes of the countrymen. He was called ‘Thala’ after winning Chennai three times in IPL.
Which teams have Dhoni kept playing?: India, Air India Blue, Asia XI, Bihar, Bradman XI, Chennai Super Kings, East Zone, East Zone Under-19s, Help for Heroes XI, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI , International XI, Jharkhand, Rajasthan Cricket Association Presidents XI, Rest of India, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sehwag XI.