The former Indian skipper and two-time World Cup Winner Captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on 15th August evening. He used his Instagram account to share this news. Dhoni uploaded a video full of his cricket career glimpses with a background song “Main Pal Do Pal Ka Sathi Hoon..” (I am a companion for a few moments) and captioned it with- “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired” Source: Instagram.
With this heartbreaking news, his fans are excited and excited to see him in the upcoming IPL league to be held in UAE this time. Recently, the ace player was spotted in Chennai with his team CSK (Chennai Super Kings).
After former Indian cricketer, Kapil Dev, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, got the ICC World Cup for India in 2011.
Soon after Dhoni’s announcement went viral on all the social media platforms, Suresh Raina, an Indian Cricket Player, also followed in Dhoni’s footsteps and declared himself as retired from August 15.
He shared a photograph of his CSK teammates and 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! ??” Source: Instagram.
Right from Bollywood actors to cricket players, everyone wished Dhoni happy retirement.
Bollywood actor R Madhavan wrote on Instagram- “@mahi7781 ..Bro you always were super CLASSY, STYLISH AND HUMBLE. I have always admired you demure and grit. Aur अलविदा कहने का आपका अंदाज़ दिल छू gaya और आंसू भी ले आए। what an appropriate song you chose ….I smiled and had tears at the same time. God bless you with the very best in the next phase of your life my bro.. This year has forced us to take a lot on our chin but this was one tough blow .. cricket will never be the same again for me ..???❤️❤️❤️❤️” Source: Instagram.
Indian Cricket Player, Hardik Pandya wrote on Instagram- “There’s only one M.S. Dhoni. Thank you my friend and elder brother for being the biggest inspiration in my career. Will miss playing with you in the blue jersey but am sure you will always be there for me and will keep guiding me ???? #7 @mahi7781” Source: Instagram.
Now, it will be interesting to see how these two iconic players, M.S. Dhoni and Suresh Raina, will be performing in the IPL league starting the next month.
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