MS Dhoni, the most successful captain in Indian Cricket history, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Dhoni confirmed this through video on Instagram.
The posts caption read, “Thanks. Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired.”
Dhoni retires as Indian cricket’s most successful captain in limited-over internationals, having won three ICC trophies – 2007 T20 World Cup, 50-over World Cup in 2011 and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
His last international appearance was during semifinal of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in which India lost to New Zealand.
Dhoni announced his retirement from Test cricket in December of 2014 but kept on playing ODIs and T20Is, leading India to the semifinals of the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 World T20.
Dhoni has scored 10,733 runs from 250 matches making him the fifth in the list of India’s all time run scorers in ODI behind achin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid.
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