Pakistan’s limited overs Captain Babar Azam said that legacy of Former Indian Captain MS Dhoni will always be remembered in the World Cricket.
Azam’s remarks came a few days after Dhoni announced his retirement from International Cricket putting full stop on his illustrious career. “Congrats on such a remarkable career @msdhoni. Your leadership, fighting spirit, and legacy will always be remembered in the cricket world. I wish you enough light and shine in every aspect of your life. #MSDhoni,” Azam tweeted.
On August 15, Dhoni had announced his retirement on social media platform, Instagram. The former Indian captain shared an emotional video & captioned the post as, “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout from 1929 hrs. consider me as Retired.”
The video had the iconic song ‘Mai Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hu’ from Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Kabhie Kabhie’ playing in the background and in it, Dhoni has also shared his incredible journey with the Indian team including his run out in the last game against New Zealand in the World cup 2019 semi-finals. Just minutes after Dhoni’s retirement his close friend & teammate Suresh Raina also announced his retirement from International cricket.
Dhoni is one of the most prolific player in the World Cricket who has led team India to win the ICC World Cup in 2011 after having led India to triumph in the ICC World T20 in its maiden edition of the tournament held in 2007 in South Africa. After these two wins team India also won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 in England after which Dhoni became the first & only captain to won all the three ICC Trophies.
Dhoni’s fans will now be able to witness his terrific performance in the upcoming IPL series which will start in UAE from September 19.