mahendra singh dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the most successful captain and wicket-keeper batsman in Indian cricket history, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Dhoni gave this information on Instagram.
Dhoni wrote on his Instagram that
"Thank you for always loving and supporting me. You consider me retired from 7.29 pm".
Dhoni played his last international match against New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup semi-finals. After this, there were speculations that he would return to the team after performing well in IPL 2020.
Dhoni arrived in Chennai on Friday along with several other players from Chennai Super Kings including Raina. Where he will participate in the camp organized by the team for IPL preparations.
Dhoni is 39 years old on 7 July. He was born in Ranchi, Jharkhand (then Bihar). Dhoni captained the highest 200 ODIs for India so far. In this, India won in 110.
He is the third such captain in the world who has captained most ODIs. Under his captaincy, Dhoni has won the country T20 in 2007 and ODI World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy in 2013. In December 2014, he retired from Test cricket.