End of an era: Indian sporting fraternity pays homage to MS Dhoni on social media

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One of the most influential cricketers that emerged from India, the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket on 15th August 2020, India’s independence day. After months and months of rumours and speculations over the former Indian cricket team captain’s future in international cricket, Mahi has confirmed his exit from the Men in Blue dressing room.

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Revered as one of the most successful skippers of all time, the ‘Captain Cool’ made his last appearance for India all the way back in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Now after more than a year long hiatus, the iconic wicket keeping batsman finally calls it quits.

Coming off as a bombshell of a news, the Indian sporting fraternity have taken to social media to respond to Dhoni’s retirement.

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The most surprising reaction came from Dhoni’s teammate Suresh Raina, the superstar Team India batsman Chennai Super Kings vice captain who decided to follow the footsteps of his captain and hung his boots up as well.

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Below here are some of the best tweets paying homage to Dhoni, including his teammates, present and past cricketers, as well as other prominent sportspersons of the country.

 

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