Former India captain M.S Dhoni retires from International Cricket.
BCCI remembers Dhoni’s golden journey, on retirement.
He will continue to play in IPL 2020 in UAE, for CSK.
Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the two-time World Cup winner, on Saturday said goodbye to international cricket and put an end to the speculation about his retirement from past one year. However, he will play in the Indian Premier League which is being held in the UAE from 19 September.
The team is currently practicing in Chennai & then team will soon leave for the UAE. On this decision of Dhoni, BCCI gave a statement detailing the historical achievements of his career and said that it will be difficult to repeat this magnificent legacy. BCCI also ran a series of Dhoni's achievements on their Twitter account.
Captain. Legend. Inspiration.🌟— BCCI (@BCCI) August 16, 2020
As former #TeamIndia captain @msdhoni retires from international cricket, we wish him the very best and thank him for the wonderful memories. 🇮🇳👏#ThankYouMSDhoni 💙 pic.twitter.com/ks70z4FYNL
A young team led by MS Dhoni was selected to go for the T20 World Cup in South Africa.— BCCI (@BCCI) August 16, 2020
India won the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup on 24th September, 2007 and the rest as they say is history.#ThankYouMSDhoni pic.twitter.com/INkSOlAJOP
April 2011 #MSDhoni played his most memorable match.— BCCI (@BCCI) August 16, 2020
A winning unbeaten knock of 91* against Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final to help India lift the trophy after 28 years.#ThankYouMSDhoni pic.twitter.com/bvyyoaGQaN
Talking about Dhoni's career, he scored 10773 runs at an average of more than 50, despite batting between number five and seven in ODI cricket. In Test cricket, he scored 4876 runs at an average of 38.09 and gave India more than 27 wins. India won the 2007 T20 World Cup under Dhoni's captaincy. This was the beginning of a new era of Indian cricket where teams not only play finals, but also win.