MS Dhoni announced his retirement from International Cricket
Former World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket, putting an end to all speculations. The legendary wicket-keeper-batsman, who has won all kinds of ICC trophies for India, MS Dhoni confirmed his retirement in a video message on social media Instagram on August 15 (Saturday).
Dhoni, who made his international debut in a Test match against Sri Lanka on December 2, 2005, said goodbye to Test cricket during the 2014 tour of Australia but has played ODIs and T20s with regular vigor. Under his leadership, India has been ranked No. 1 in Test cricket.
Dhoni, who made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2005, took over the captaincy of the troubled Indian team after the 2006 World Cup. That same year, the new version of cricket, India, won the title of the first World Cup in T20 cricket. Encouraged from there, the Indian cricket team won the 2011 ODI World Cup thanks to Dhoni’s extraordinary leadership and finishing in the final.