MS Dhoni retirement Twitter reactions: The legendary Indian cricketer allured heartening reactions around his international retirement.
Veteran India wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni has surprised one and all after hanging his boots from international cricket. Considering that it had to happen in the near future, retirement of someone of Dhoni’s stature was always going to bring out emotional reactions from his plentiful fans.
In 350 ODIs, Dhoni scored 10,773 runs at an average of 50.57 and a strike rate of 87.56 including 10 centuries and 73 half-centuries. In 98 T20Is, the hard-hitting batsman’s 1,617 runs came at an average and strike rate of 37.60 and 126.13 respectively.
Having made his international debut in 2004, Dhoni went on to captain India in 332 out of his 538 international appearances. Dhoni, who turned 39 last month, remains the only captain to win the T20 World Cup, ODI World Cup and the Champions Trophy.
For someone who mostly batted in the lower middle-order across formats, scoring 17,266 international runs speaks highly of his ability to score and win matches for India at will. What makes him an all-time great is the fact that he kept wickets and led the team in addition to just scoring runs.
While players excel in individual fields, Dhoni will be remembered as this never-seen-before player who contributed across divisions on a cricket field.
MS Dhoni retirement Twitter reactions
but the mutual respect and warmth I’ve received from you will always stay in mine. The world has seen achievements, I’ve seen the person. Thanks for everything skip. I tip my hat to you 👏🇮🇳 @msdhoni
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 15, 2020
Your contribution to Indian cricket has been immense, @msdhoni. Winning the 2011 World Cup together has been the best moment of my life. Wishing you and your family all the very best for your 2nd innings. pic.twitter.com/5lRYyPFXcp
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 15, 2020
To have a player like him,Mission Impossible. Na Koi Hai,Na Koi Tha, Na Koi Hoga MS ke jaisa. Players will come & go but there won’t be a calmer man like him. Dhoni with his connect with people having aspirations was like a family member to many cricket lovers. Om Finishaya Namah pic.twitter.com/glemkBUwWT
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 15, 2020
There’s only one #MSDhoni. Thank you my friend and elder brother for being the biggest inspiration in my career. Will miss playing with you in the blue jersey but am sure you will always be there for me and will keep guiding me 🙏🏾🇮🇳 #7 pic.twitter.com/Q3j9pbcOGy
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 15, 2020
Welcome to the retirement club, MSD!
What a magical career! 🤝
— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) August 15, 2020
Greatest wicket Keepar batsman,captain @msdhoni I wish you lots of happiness going forward..Thank you for all the great contributions and memories on the field..Congratulation on great 🏏 career.. see you soon in yellow jersey #WhistlePodu @ChennaiIPL #Dhonifinishesoffinstyle
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 15, 2020
No words will ever be enough. Thank you Mahi bhai, for your patience, your guidance and constant support. You are and will always be an inspiration and the reason so many of us believed in our dreams. 7 forever. 🙏🏼♥️ pic.twitter.com/EzHb3jFViT
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) August 15, 2020
I join millions of cricket fans across the globe to thank @msdhoni for his unparalleled contributions to Indian Cricket. His cool temperament has turned several hot encounters in India’s favour. Under his captaincy India was crowned World Champions twice in different formats.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 15, 2020
You’ve been a friend and a guide on the field and off it. I’ve learnt so many valuable lessons by simply watching you be & I am glad I got to be a part of your professional journey. Congratulations on an illustrious career, Mahi Bhai, thank you for the memories. @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/UaycpTq8LV
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 15, 2020
Go well @msdhoni . One of the finest cricketing minds and one of the nicest and most humble guys. I took this picture at Taunton (2011) when he wore India colours for the first time since lifting the @ICC World Cup, subbing in a practice game on tour as the Captain of the squad. pic.twitter.com/MomVuHTVLb
— Anirudh Chaudhry (@AnirudhChaudhry) August 15, 2020
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) August 15, 2020
Thank you, পুরো দেশ তোমায় ভালবাসে 🚁🇮🇳💜
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) August 15, 2020
MSDhoni retires from international cricket! Great leader, great record, great entertainer and best in the world at a DRS read, but above all MS will be remembered for being a lead cast in Indian cricket’s iconic moments.
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) August 15, 2020
…. Pal do Pal ki kahaani,
Yaad rakhenge sab, poori zindagaani 💔
— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from 🏠) (@DelhiCapitals) August 15, 2020
— Guru Randhawa (@GuruOfficial) August 15, 2020
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) August 15, 2020
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) August 15, 2020
From “India A” to “The India” our journey has been full of question marks, commas, blanks & exclamations. Now as you put a full stop to your chapter, I can tell u from experience that the new phase is as exciting and there’s no limit to DRS here!!! Well played @msdhoni @BCCI
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 15, 2020
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 15, 2020
The legend retires in his own style as always, @msdhoni bhai you have given it all for the country. The champions trophy triumph, 2011 World Cup and the glorious @ChennaiIPL triumphs will always be etched in my memory. Good luck for all your future endeavours. #MSDhoni
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) August 15, 2020
Seeing Dhoni’s journey from a small town boy into a match-winner and one of the most astute leaders the world has seen was remarkable. Thank you for the wonderful memories, Mahi. It was my privilege to play alongside you and I will always cherish the memories we shared together. pic.twitter.com/NgCUdR6aSN
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 15, 2020
Thank you @msdhoni bhai for your contribution to Indian cricket, and the mentorship over the years. Congratulations on a remarkable career, and best wishes for the journey ahead! pic.twitter.com/pQfIzEJnHe
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) August 15, 2020
Mahendra Singh Dhoni retires from international cricket. The story of cricket will never be complete without him. Video tribute coming up shortly. What a legend! #DhoniRetires #mahendrasinghdhoni pic.twitter.com/iFdFdHulRX
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) August 15, 2020
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) August 15, 2020
There is and will only be one MS Dhoni. Honestly, words have absolutely no depth and don’t justify what you’ve offered to India and to the world. Mahi bhai, I LOVE YOU! 💛 @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/yEAhJW4Cfs
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) August 15, 2020
When you lead without saying, get the best with out asking, build a team without meetings ,be humble when others crumble and an epitome of simplicity …you are @msdhoni #Dhoni pic.twitter.com/EhC0yFhbOX
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) August 15, 2020
You have been such an inspiration to every sports person. Made the entire nation proud with your incredible achievements. Thanks for all the great & miraculous memories Mahi bhai. Have a happy retirement & very best wishes for your second innings 🤗 @msdhoni #Dhoni #DhoniRetires pic.twitter.com/ub8baziDna
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) August 15, 2020
— Dean Jones AM (@ProfDeano) August 15, 2020
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