Dhoni Retires: Cricket Lovers In Shock After Sudden Accouncement
January 2nd, 2015 | by Web Desk
This Tuesday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni stunned the whole cricket world by announcing his immediate retirement from the test cricket series. However, the reports judge the man has done this in order to make a way for Virat Kohli to rule the royal rights of captaincy.
Dhoni announced his retirement immediately after India lost the current test series. The man was proud fully considered to be India’s most intellectual and skilled test captain. Under his leadership the country secured the first position in test cricket ranking.
Reports too reveal that the renowned sports man has announced his retirement from the test series so that he can better concentrate on the ODI and T20 formats.
Respecting his decision, BCCI has accepted his retirement and thanked him for his enormous support and contribution in the field of cricket. They would always remember his contribution in the test series for the laurels that he has won for the nation.
Further the cricket organization has announced that Virat Kohli would be the next captain of Indian team for fourth and final test series. The match would be played in Sydney. There is no doubt for Kohli, to be India’s outstanding performer.
However, at the post match conferences Dhoni didn’t stated anything about his plans to get retirement. Even at the presentation ceremony, the star didn’t reveal anything about retirement. Readers would be certainly amazed to know that the official announcement about his retirement from the test series was announced through the BCCI press release.
BCCI feels that Dhoni still remains one of the most successful captains India has ever got, having led the side to the top of ICC rankings in Tests in 2009.
Dhoni’s records in away Tests may be dismal. However, the man proved to be quite successful on home turf, leading the side to 21 wins in 30 Tests.
One of the Dhoni’s closest friend and a team mate Suresh Raina shared his feeling about Dhoni’s retirement, the guy tweeted that: “Valiant while you led. Valiant in your departure. #Respect @msdhoni.”
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