new Delhi: India’s legendary cricketer MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket on 15 August this year. He posted a video on Instagram and informed about his retirement. In that 4 minute and 7 second video, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shared many pictures of his international career and has also put the famous song of Amitabh Bachchan’s film Kabhi Kabhi, which says, ‘Main Pal Do Pal’ I am a poet, moment two moment is my story, moment two moment is my celebrity, moment two moment is my youth.
Whenever this captain, who got Team India two World Cups, landed on the field, then the hearts of millions of fans would stop beating.
The year 2020 was nothing special for Dhoni. In the 13th season of IPL, the team of Chennai Super Kings failed to make it to the playoffs of the tournament for the first time. Dhoni’s bat was also quiet this season. However, Dhoni did not disappoint his fans and announced that he will also play the next IPL.
Dhoni’s performance in ODI cricket
MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has been instrumental in bringing Team India to new heights. His journey from junior cricket to Bihar cricket team, Jharkhand cricket team to India A team and from there to Indian team was completed in just 5-6 years.
MS Dhoni made his ODI debut against Bangladesh on 23 December 2004 and he could not do anything special in that match. But in his fifth ODI against Pakistan in the next series, he made a blast by playing an innings of 148 runs in 123 balls in Visakhapatnam. After which this player never looked back.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has played 350 ODIs for India. In which he has scored 10773 runs at an average of 50.57 and during this time he has 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 2 December 2004 and after 4 years in 2008, he took charge of the Test team. For India, Dhoni has scored 4876 runs in 90 Tests at an average of 38.09. In which his name includes 6 centuries and 33 half-centuries.
MS Dhoni’s achievements
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in world cricket who has captured three big ICC trophies. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India has won ICC World T20 (2007), Cricket World Cup (2011) and ICC Champions Trophy (2013). Apart from this, India became number one in Tests 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 Champions League T20 titles (2010, 2014).