Dhoni introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket on Saturday night. A terse put up on his Instagram web page learn, ‘contemplate me retired’.
The 39-year-old is the one captain to have gained all ICC trophies — T20 World Cup in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy in 2013.
“MS Dhoni is likely one of the all-time greats of the sport. The picture of his profitable shot on the Wankhede Stadium within the 2011 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup closing is etched within the reminiscence of cricket lovers all over the world,” stated ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney.
Sawhney was referring to the six which Dhoni hit off Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Kulasekara to win the ODI World Cup title at house.
“He has impressed an entire technology and will probably be sorely missed. On behalf of the ICC, I congratulate him for an impressive cricket profession and want him all one of the best for the longer term,” stated Sawhney.
In Pics: MS Dhoni’s outstanding worldwide profession
<p>December 2004: Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his worldwide debut in opposition to Bangladesh in an ODI at Chittagong. (Photo credit score: Farjana Ok. Godhuly/AFP/Getty Images)</p>
In 98 Tests, Dhoni scored 4,876 runs with 256 catches and 38 stumpings, whereas amassing 10,773 runs with 321 catches and 123 stumpings in 350 ODIs.
He final turned out for India in the course of the semifinals in opposition to New Zealand within the ICC ODI World Cup final yr.
In T20Is, the 39-year-old aggregated 1617 runs with 57 catches and 34 stumpings. He scored six centuries in Tests and 10 in ODIs.
Dhoni spent 656 days because the top-ranked batsman within the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings from 2006 to 2010 and was the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
He was within the ICC ODI Teams of the Year in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and within the ICC Test Teams of the Year in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013. He gained the ICC Spirit of Cricket award in 2011.