MS Dhoni Retires from international cricket
India’s World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket. He posted a video on his official Instagram ID and wrote, “Thank you. Thank you for your love and support always. You will consider me retired from 8.29. ” MS Dhoni finally retires from International Cricket, confirmed PTI, according to Cricinfo. As a result, a big chapter of Indian cricket officially ended.
Dhoni, who made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2004, retired as one of India’s all-time best captains and ODI cricketers. He has played 90 Tests, 350 ODIs, and 98 International Twenty20s. As captain, he won the World Cup, the Champions Trophy, the Twenty20 World Cup, and made India the number one team in Tests.
Dhoni last played in an international match against New Zealand in the World Cup semifinals last year. After that, he did not play any recognized cricket. Discussions have been going on for a long time about when Dhoni will retire. In a dramatic manner, he announced his retirement as ‘Captain Cool’, ‘Mahi’ of India.
In his nearly 15-year international career, Dhoni has scored 46 runs in Tests at an average of 37.09. However, he has 1063 runs at an average of 50.56 in ODIs. He has scored 1618 runs at an average of 37.80 in T20. He has 729 dismissals in three formats.