Australian Cricketer Steve Smith on Sunday congratulated MS Dhoni for his amazing International career & termed the two-time World Cup Winning Captain a “true gentleman” & an “incredibly tough opponent”.
On Saturday, Dhoni announced his retirement from International Cricket. “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 in an Instagram Post.
Dhoni had shared a video on Instagram & captioned it as, “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout from 1929 hrs. Consider me as Retired.”
Dhoni who had announced his retirement from test cricket in 2014 & has played 350 ODIs & 98 T20Is. Till date, Dhoni has played 350 ODIs in which he has scored 10773 runs at an average of 50.57. He has 10 centuries & 73 fifties on his name.
Dhoni has scalped 1617 runs in 98 T20Is at an average of 37.60, including two half-centuries. In January 2019, MS Dhoni has achieved another milestone in his cricketing career as he became fifth Indian & 12th Overall in ODI history to score a massive 10,000 runs. Dhoni has achieved this record during his first ODI against Australia at the SCG on January 12.