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MS Dhoni announces his retirement from International Cricket

MS Dhoni announces his retirement from all format of International Cricket

MS Dhoni announces his retirement on the eve of Independence Day of India. With this Dhoni took retirement from all format of International Cricket on Saturday.

He wrote on Instagram “Thanks a lot for your love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired.” A wonderful career of 15 years is accomplished. Not only Indians but Dhoni is going to miss by all cricket fans of the world.

MS Dhoni started his International Cricket on Dec 2004 against Bangladesh. Since then he never looked back and brought lots or laurels for Indian Cricket. Though his international arrival started with the duck when he got run out but very soon he made the world aware of the fact what actually Dhoni is going to do with the bowlers for the coming years with his knock of 145 against Pakistan followed by unbeaten 183 against Sri Lanka.

MS Dhoni appointed captain of T20 team as seniors refused to be the part of inaugural WT20 after the ICC World Cup in 2007. Later on India defeated Pakistan in the final of first T20 World Cup at Johannesburg. Under Dhoni’s captaincy India lifted the 50 over World Cup in 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013.

also read: Celebrate 5 Records of MS Dhoni On His Retirement

Earlier in 2014, Dhoni had announced retirement from Test matches. MS Dhoni played his last One Day International match in the World Cup against New Zealand in 2019 Cricket World Cup. In 350 ODIs, Dhoni had scored 10773 runs at an average of 50.57. He has 10 centuries and 73 fifties to his name.

Before MS Dhoni announces his retirement he also joined the elite group of 10000 runs in ODI. He achieved this milestone during first ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 2019. MS Dhoni is only the second wicket keeper-batsman to touch the 10000 run mark after Kumar Sangakara.


We have seen nick names of Cricketers given to them by their fans. MS Dhoni has many. We all love to call him….






MS Dhoni announces his retirement but these names will remain in the heart of all Indians and Cricket lovers of the World. Who can forget the way he had finished Cricket World Cup 2011 with his six. His contributions for the Indian Cricket was remarkable.

Though MS Dhoni announces his retirement, still Indian fans want a farewell match for him specially in Ranchi. We know he has left playing international matches but still we want him to be the part of Indian team as a coach.








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