By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 17, 2020 12:42 IST
M.S Dhoni Retires from International Cricket: ‘One name, a million memories’, ICC pays tribute

Highlights:  

  • M.S Dhoni announced his retirement from International cricket. 

  • ICC pays tribute to M.S Dhoni ‘One name, a million memories. 

  • ‘One of the Greats’  

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the greatest captains in cricket history and the best finisher, retired from international cricket on 15 August 2020. Now Dhoni will never hit the ground in Team India's jersey, he informed his fans through a video on social media. 

The former captain decided to retire without playing a farewell match. His fans wanted to have a grand farewell match when captain Cool retired. The International Cricket Council (ICC) bid farewell to this legendary player in his style. The ICC has posted a video on their social media account showing Dhoni's entire career. 

The ICC has put a 3-minute and 11-second video of Dhoni on their Twitter handle. It contains memories of all three ICC Trophies won by him. Dhoni has lightning-fast stumpings and the sixes of his World Cup 2011 which will be remembered for centuries and will be cherished forever. 

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Not only this, but ICC have put the cover photo of Mahendra Singh Dhoni on their official Twitter page. In which Dhoni is seen with the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2013 Champions Trophy and 2011 ODI World Trophy. Dhoni is the only captain in the world of cricket history to have the fortune of winning all three big ICC titles. 

Dhoni scored 4876 runs in 90 Tests for India, which included 6 centuries. At the same time, he has 10773 runs in 350 ODIs. In the ODIs, Dhoni has scored 10 centuries and his average is 50.57. Talking about T20 bouts, he scored 1617 runs. 

Suresh Raina also announced his retirement soon after M.S Dhoni. Both will continue to play in Indian Premier League (IPL) for Chennai Super Kings.  

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