ms dhoni retirement from International cricket 2020

MS Dhoni Retirement: Dhoni Retires from International Cricket

Former Indian captain MS DHONI retirement from International Cricket on 15th august 2020. On Saturday he shared a post on Instagram saying- “thanks a lot for your love and support throughout. From 19:29 hours consider me as retired”.

Does MS Dhoni announce retirement from IPL?

No, MS Dhoni is still playing in IPL and there is no such announcement about retirement from IPL.

MS Dhoni’s Retirement Tweet?

MS Dhoni Retirement Video

Dhoni announced his retirement on his Instagram with this video. Click on the link and check out fantastic and emotional retirement video message by MS Dhoni crafted n a famous 90’s song called “mai pal do pal ka shayar hu“.

What is MS Dhoni’s retirement song?

The song “Main pal do pal ka shayar hoon. Pal do pal meri kahani hai” used by MS Dhoni as his retirement song in his last video.

What was MS Dhoni’s retirement quotes?

“thanks a lot for your love and support throughout. From 1929 hours consider me as retired”

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni’s Starting Cricket Career

He was in speculation of many people since India’s semifinal match against New Zealand in Old Trafford. Most of his fans were keen to see him in a national jersey. Even many cricketing experts such as Kevin Petersen, Virender Sehwag even wanted to see him in the next T20 world cup, which will be played in Australia. Just after his announcement of retirement social media was filled up with emotional posts by his fans. While whole cricket fraternity including his former teammates congratulated him for his amazing career of 16 years. 

Although he was seen playing for CHENNAI SUPER KINGS in IPL in 2023.

What was MS Dhoni’s retirement age from international cricket?

Dhoni was about 39 years old when he announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket. Dhoni made his international debut in 2004 against BANGLADESH under captaincy of Sourav Ganguly.

MS Dhoni’s Career Highlights

His first series didn’t go well but in the next series against Pakistan, he was awarded man of the series. MS DHONI declared his arrival as a sixer king for his outstanding six hitting abilities. After the Pakistan series, Dhoni didn’t stop at all, he kept performing well & in the 2007 inaugural t20 world cup he led India to win the first T20 crown of the world.

For his stupendous leadership quality, he was made skipper of the ODI side in 2008 & as a result, India won the first CB series on Australian soil with a very young side. Under his cricket captaincy, India became the no1 test side in 2009 after whitewashing Australian in the Border-Gavaskar trophy.

In 2011 India won the world cup after 28 years defeating the SriLankan team in the finals, where his final six assisted to win the world cup along with his gutsy innings of 91 off 71 balls. In 2013 India won another ICC tournament champion’s trophy due to his sensational captain-ship in the finals in ENGLAND. INDIA won a test match against England at LORD’S after 28 years.  

Dhoni in World Cup & Championship Trophy

2007 WC, 2011 WC, 2013 champion’s trophy has been Dhoni’s best memory of his outstanding cricketing career. MS DHONI has made 4876 runs in the test with an average of 38.1, in which he has 33 half centuries& 6 centuries. While in ODI format he has scored 10773 runs with an impressive average of 50.58 along with 73 50s & 10 hundred.

In the shortest format of the game, he has 1617 runs with an average of 37.6 which is considered awesome by experts. MS DHONI has always been known for his cool attitude & match finishing skills. That’s why he is given the title ‘captain cool”. DHONI has always won impossible matches for INDIA.  he has invented a new cricketing shot “helicopter shot”, which was his signature shot. He has 829 dismissals in his name across all formats. 

MS Dhoni’s Career Timeline

Overall, his career has been a roller coaster journey. Dhoni has always amazed us with his decisions like he took retirement in Australia in an ongoing series. DHONI is considered one of the smartest cricketing brain to play the game & one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen of all time. OfCourse India’s best captain of all time. Dhoni has made his fans emotional but he has always stated –” Life Is all about taking the right decisions”. So, he seems happy with his decision.


When did MS Dhoni retire?

MS Dhoni retired from international cricket on 15th August 2020.

Is 2023 Dhoni’s last IPL?

No, MS Dhoni will continue playing IPL.

What was MS Dhoni’s retirement age?

MS Dhoni was about 39 years old when he announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket.

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