Rabindra Dhungel, 19 august 2020. Prominent Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni has retired from international cricket on Saturday. He made the announcement while posting a message on Instagram. Dhoni, known as one of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, wrote on Instagram: “Thank you for your love and support. I have retired today (Saturday) at 7.29 pm. ”
As soon as the news of his retirement was posted, the magical era of Dhoni, who has been playing in Indian cricket for 15-16 years, came to an end, BBC Hindi reported. Despite retiring, he will play for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL this season, according to BBC Hindi. And formally retiring.
Dhoni is the most popular and successful cricketer. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, has not won a single trophy. He has won the World Cup and Champions Trophy in 50 overs and the World Twenty20, IPL and Champions League in 20 overs.
He has led the Indian cricket team to the number one position in Test matches. Here are some unique decisions of Dhoni, the former captain of the Indian cricket team who has succeeded in making a new history in cricket.
In the final game, if Dhoni had not forced Joginder Sharma to bowl in the last over, the world would not have known that he was a member of the world winning team. Pakistan needed 13 runs in the last over of the final while India needed just one wicket.
But at the crease was Misbah-ul-Hal who was in good rhythm. At such a crucial time, Dhoni replaced Joginder with veteran Harbhajan Singh. And he took Misbah’s wicket in the third ball of the over and made Dhoni’s bet memorable forever.
2. Force out : Pakistan and India drew in the league stage of the 2007 World Twenty20. Then the decision will be made from the ball out. Pakistan chose their own bowlers. Apart from Harbhajan Singh, Dhoni took the help of assistant bowlers like Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa and won the game.
3. Dhoni’s six and India’s victory : Who can forget the six that Dhoni hit with the ball of Kulasekara in the 2011 World Cup final? Dhoni, who made India the world champions in cricket after 28 years, scored an unbeaten 91 in the final. Dhoni had not scored many runs in the previous games. However, Yuvraj Singh, who was in a good rhythm in the final, was replaced by himself in the fifth position.
Gautam, who was playing with his left hand at the crease at the time, was serious and Dhoni wanted to maintain the balance between right and left handed batsmen. Next, Dhoni believed he could easily score runs ahead of the Sri Lankan spinners. What Dhoni thought happened.
4. Bet on Yuvraj : Yuvraj Singh is known as a batsman. But in the 2011 World Cup, Dhoni used him as a bowler. Yuvraj took 15 wickets in 9 overs off 75 balls. He took two wickets each in the quarter finals, semifinals and finals.