With that, Dhoni introduced down the curtains on his worldwide profession, leaving most of his teammates stumped. Within minutes, his CSK and former India teammate Suresh Raina, too, introduced his worldwide retirement. Though Dhoni didn’t specify whether or not his announcement was solely relating to worldwide cricket, CSK sources indicated that each he and Raina would proceed taking part in for the franchise no less than until IPL’s 2021 version.
Dhoni’s announcement marks the top of an period for Indian cricket. His numbers are staggering, however they don’t start to seize the affect of the as soon as long-haired boy from Ranchi whose canny captaincy, ice-cool manner underneath nerve-racking stress and unorthodox brilliance paved the best way for a few of Indian cricket’s most memorable moments.
As the information broke out after observe at MA Chidambaram Stadium, these within the CSK dressing-room rushed to talk to him. Dhoni shrugged and advised them to test Instagram. “Just felt prefer it,” was all he mentioned, and began planning for Monday’s internet session in his regular unflustured method. Some issues, no less than, do not change.