Once again Mahi finishes off in style. What a day he chose to announce his retirement!!
MS Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement through social-media handle, Instagram. “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout.from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired”, read the post of the formal announcement.
Though he didn’t specify the formats he’s retiring from. Though; he will most probably play IPL this year. In international arena; MSD’s stats are amazing. He has played 538 matches; scoring a whopping 17266 runs. He has scored 16 centuries and 108 fifties; with an average of almost 45(44.96). Behind the stumps he had took 634 catches and stumped other batsmen 195 times.
Mahi retires as most successful Indian captain in ODIs and T20Is; as he helped India to win 2007 T20 World Cup, 50-over World Cup in 2011 and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
Suresh Raina follows MS Dhoni on his journey.
Considered as best friend of MS Dhoni; Suresh Raina also announced retirement.
He wrote,”It was nothing but lovely playing with you, @mahi7781 . With my heart full of pride, I choose to join you in this journey. Thank you India. Jai Hind! 🇮🇳.”
Suresh Raina has played 322 matches across all formats for India. He has scored a total 7988 runs for his nation. He has 7 centuries and 48 half-centuries under his name.
A true example of friendship indeed.
Fans react as MS Dhoni announces retirement.
One user wrote: #MSDhoni announces retirement. The end of a golden era in the history of International and Indian cricket! What a legend of the modern game! #MSDhoni We will never forget this moment. Thank you MS Dhoni sir #dhoniretires
Another wrote: Dhoni started his career with run out. Dhoni ended his career with run out. Still Dhoni will remain the fastest runner between the wickets.
Famous YouTuber Gaurav Taneja wrote, “End of an Era… adios @msdhoni always been an inspiration.
Reaction for Suresh Raina’s retirement.
A fan wrote: why you retired? Please come back
Another wrote: Why Raina why?There’s still so much of cricket left in you and Dhoni. India needs you! #Raina
An end on an era indeed!!
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