M S Dhoni Announced Retirement from International Cricket on Independence Day
When we are celebrating Independence Day, M S Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket. Dhoni, in an Instagram post, shared a video showcasing some of his best cricketing moments. In the caption, Dhoni wrote: “Thanks. Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired.” He has shared an old song on his official Instagram account which has all the pictures related to Dhoni's career.
Dhoni chose the most famous song of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's film Kabhi Kabhi for his goodbye message.
Mai pal do pal ka shaayar hun,
Pal do pal meri Kahaani Hai,
Pal do meri hasti hai,
Pal do pal meri jawaani hai.
Having retired from Test cricket in December of 2014 with 4876 runs from 90 matches, Dhoni carried on playing ODIs and T20Is. With 10,733 runs, Dhoni is fifth in the list of India’s all-time run-scorers in ODI behind Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid.
His overall Indian numbers are staggering: 538 matches, 17,266 runs, 16 centuries, 108 fifties, 359 sixes, 829 dismissals.