The rumour about Dhoni’s retirement boosted suddenly when Virat Kohli posted a cryptic tweet on MS Dhoni. Soon after Kohli’s tweet, there was speculation that Dhoni might announce his retirement from international cricket. As MSD have huge fan base such speculation always becomes trending in India. After playing World cup 2019 he did not played a single match for his country, for West Indies tour he took rest.
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MS Dhoni also made himself unavailable for the 3-match T20I series against South Africa.
Dhoni was not in top gear with his bat during the World Cup and was even criticised for his poor strike rate. Dhoni was trolled after his strange knock of 42 against England which eventually cost india match also against New Zealand in the semi-final which India lost narrowly, Dhoni get runt-out when expectation was high on him.
On Thursday, Virat Kohli posted a tweet on his partnership against Australia in India’s league match of the 2016 T20 World Cup and said:
Minutes after Kohli’s tweet, fans began to wonder whether MS Dhoni would indeed call time on his career.
MS Dhoni had retired from Test cricket in 2014 and stepped down as India’s limited-overs skipper in January 2017. He has since continused to serve Team India as a brilliant wicketkeeper and a sharp tactician but his batting has been cause for concern in both T20Is and ODIs.
MS Dhoni’s statement about his carrier:
When he was asked about his future, MS Dhoni said: “January tak mat poocho(don’t ask me till January) by a source involved in development
India’s chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has already made that they are veryclear team management has moved on from MS Dhoni. They are looking forward to give opportunity to young player like Rishabh Pant a chance considering the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. MS Dhoni was last seen in action was against New Zealand during World Cup Seminal which lost.