New Delhi: Legendary Indian cricketer MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) announced his retirement from all international cricket formats on August 15 of this year. He posted a video on Instagram and informed of his retirement. In this 4 minutes and 7 seconds video, Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared many photos from his international career and also put on the famous song from Amitabh Bachchan film Kabhi Kabhi, which says: “ Main Pal Do Pal ” Je am a poet, the second moment is my story, the second moment is my fame, the second moment is my youth.
Every time this captain, who won two World Cups by the Indian team, landed on the pitch, the hearts of millions of fans stopped beating.
The year 2020 is nothing special for Dhoni. In the IPL’s 13th season, the Chennai Super Kings team failed to make it to the tournament playoffs for the first time. Dhoni’s bat was also calm this season. However, Dhoni did not disappoint his fans and announced that he will also be playing the next IPL.
Dhoni’s performance in ODI cricket
MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has been instrumental in taking Team India to new heights. His journey from junior cricket to the Bihar cricket team, from the Jharkhand cricket team to the Indian A team and from there to the Indian team was completed in just 5-6 years.
MS Dhoni made their ODI debut against Bangladesh on December 23, 2004 and they couldn’t do anything special in that game. But in his fifth ODI against Pakistan in the following series, he made a blast playing a 148 innings in 123 balls in Visakhapatnam. After which this player never looked back.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) played 350 ODI for India. In which he scored 10,773 runs at an average of 50.57 and during that time he scored 10 centuries and 73 half centuries with his bat.
Dhoni’s performance in Test cricket
Dhoni (MS Dhoni) made his Test debut against Sri Lanka on December 2, 2004 and 4 years later in 2008 he took charge of the Test team. For India, Dhoni scored 4,876 points in 90 tests with an average of 38.09. In which his name includes 6 centuries and 33 half centuries.
The achievements of MS Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only world cricket captain to have won three major ICC trophies. Under Dhoni’s leadership, India won the ICC World T20 (2007), the Cricket World Cup (2011) and the ICC Champions Trophy (2013). Apart from that, India became number one in testing for the first time in 2009.
Apart from this, under the captaincy of Dhoni, Dhoni has won the IPL title 3 times (2010, 2011, 2018). Also won 2 T20 Champions League titles (2010, 2014).