Cricket fraternity paid wealthy tribute to Mahendra Singh Dhoni after he introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket on Saturday. The wicketkeeper-batsman posted a video on Instagram to declare the information relating to his retirement.
Australia talisman Steve Smith, who performed alongside Dhoni in Indian Premier League for Rising Pune Supergiants in 2016 and 2017, posted a heartfelt notice for the previous India captain on Instagram.
“Congrats @mahi7781 on an amazing international career. You were an incredibly tough opponent and a player that I always admired. It was an absolute pleasure to play with you for a few years at Pune and getting to know you a bit. You are a true gentleman and I wish you all the best in retirement,” Smith wrote.
Dhoni and Smith each performed below one another’s captaincy through the time at RPS.
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler, who thought-about Dhoni as his hero, additionally posted an emotional message for the previous India captain on his retirement. (Also Read | MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina: A friendship that goes past the boundaries)
“A hero of mine and so many millions more all around the world. Congratulations on a quite incredible international career @mahi7781! An honour to have played against you,” Buttler posted on Instragam.
Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings teammate Dwayne Bravo additionally wished him on the retirement.
“Congratulations on a great great career my brother @mahi7781 just want to wish you all the best to you and your family I’m sure your fans will still be very happy to see you playing for @chennaiipl in this year @iplt20 so we all can see the #Helicopter #Champion,” Bravo posted.
Earlier on Friday, Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni, in addition to facet’s star gamers Suresh Raina and Deepak Chahar have been among the many members of the franchise who took the constitution aircraft to Chennai for the six-day coaching camp.
The coaching camp is scheduled between August 15-20 for the preparations forward of the 13th version of the Indian Premier League, which is ready to start on September 19 within the UAE.