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    Dhoni and Raina call it a Day!

    Former Indian Skipper M S Dhoni announced his retirement from International Cricket and incidentally made it official via Social media platform. Soon after his announcement, there came another set back to Indian cricket when his long time colleague and former middle-order batsman Suresh Raina too said 'goodbye' to International Cricket. It is not clear whether they would play Domestic cricket but the exit of the great players made their huge fans disappointed. Incidentally both were holding Jersey Nos. 7 and 3 respectively and the Social media started saying they hung up their boots when free India became 73 years old.

    Dhoni's contribution to Indian cricket as a player and a captain is marvellous and led India to lift the World Cup in limited overs in 2011 after 1983 WC by Kapil's devils and T-20 World Cup. Raina's performance too can't be under-rated. The left handed batsman was part of the team that won the 2011 ICC World Cup and was instrumental in winning the knock-out matches against Australia and Pakistan. He scored 5615 runs in 226 ODIs and represented India in 18 Test matches and 78 T20 matches.
  • #707715
    Very disturbing news for the hardcore fans of Dhoni and Raina as they called it a day and resigned from International cricket. Dhoni is the power house and had lots of guts and stamina and he maintained the team in cool way and there are more liker for him nationally and Internationally., By his retirement, the cricket would have low expectancy from others and his experience should be used by the Board in other better way. He may be used as he Team India coach who can motivate even the tailender to play well. The way he started his cricket career, the way he came into fame with his helicopter shots, the way he maintained low profile as captain yet gave the best for the cricket and country, and the way he silently married and the way he silently retired from the cricket proves that he wants to take sudden decisions.
    K Mohan @ Moga
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #707719
    MS Dhoni, the most successful captain of the Indian cricket team, retired from international cricket. The last match played against New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup, which was a semi-final, Mahi has been the most successful captain of Team India who led India to new heights of success. Hardly anyone knew that when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was handed the captaincy of Team India, he would lead this team to a height that can hardly be imagined. After Rahul Dravid relinquished the captaincy, Dhoni was handed over the captaincy and won India's title in South Africa along with young Indian players for the first time in 2007 in the T20 World Cup. Dhoni showed with his style what he was going to do next.
    Swati Sharma

    Keep your Face to the SunShine

  • #707725
    This is felt whenever a favourite player takes retirement from their respective sports. The whole country underwent the same felling when Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Ganguly, Sehwag, Dravid, Baichug Bhutia, Dhanraj Pillai, PT. Usha, Shiny Wilson, Jimmy George, Pullela Gopichand, etc took their retirement. Every player put in hard work, dedication and skills that rises the name of not only the player but the country he/she represent in front of the world.

    It is to be mentioned that MSD has given his best as a player and even as a captain of the Indian cricket team that lifted T20 world cup in 2007, ICC World Cup in 2011 after a long gap of 28 years and the Champions Trophy in 2013.

    Suresh Kumar Raina plays for Uttar Pradesh and did his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 30 July 2005. He has supported the team with his all-round performance i.e. left-handed middle-order batsman and balancing the game, when required does occasional off-spin bowling for the team and is one of the best fielders in our Indian team.

    “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in." — Morrie Schwartz

  • #707726
    An era is ended. Dhoni is one of the best Captains from India. He is very well known as Mr Cool. In the shorter versions of the game, he is used to be cool and finish the game in favour of India with a six or four. He maintained good relations with all the team players and used to be friendly with all the team members. He is one of the greatest players India ever produced. He is also will be in the list of unforgettable players like Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Tendulkar, Ganguly, Dravid and a few more. Even in these difficult times, when he announced his retirement, the whole lot of the cricket game lovers are feeling bad and all they are wishing that he might have retired after playing some games after this pandemic.
    Suresh Raina, a player from Uttar Pradesh also announced his retirement yesterday only. He is also a good player and he is the best friend of Dhoni. Both of them played in IPL for Chennai Super Kings and they have a very good understanding when both of them are on the field. A very good fielder and a good stroke player.

    always confident

  • #707783
    This is always a shocking matter for the fans when their beloved players take retirement from active sports or games. We always feel a vacuum after them. Though in course of time new people would come and take their place but as is said old is gold, we would always miss them.
    Thoughts exchanged is knowledge gained.

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