As MS Dhoni Retires, Indian Cricketers Share Fond Memories Of Times Spent With Captain Cool

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led his team to victory in several tournaments, announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, 15 August. In typical Dhoni style, he brought the curtain down on his near 16-year-long storied career in the most understated and unexpected way on Instagram.

However, while Dhoni’s spectacular record speaks for itself, a number of Indian cricketers shared fond memories of the inspirational captain.

Virat Kohli called Dhoni a selfless captain with whom he shared mutual trust and understanding.

Yuvraj Singh reminisced in the happy memories of their 2007 and 2011 World Cup wins.

K L Rahul thanked the former captain for his guidance and support.

Jasprit Bumrah expressed gratitude for the valuable lessons imparted by Dhoni.

Rishabh Pant revealed how it was a dream come true for him to play on the same pitch as Dhoni.


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‘Baalveer’ fame Anushka Sen called the former captain chachu and mentioned how she learned many things from him during an ad shoot they did together.

Hardik Pandya thanked his ‘elder brother’ Dhoni and called him his biggest inspiration.

Shikhar Dhawan called Dhoni a legend.

Yuzvendra Chahal said Dhoni is not just an inspiration but an emotion for the nation.

Mayank Agarwal said the former captain will forever be a champion.

Dhoni’s biggest cheerleader his wife Sakshi also shared an emotional post, applauding all the accomplishments by the former captain.

Honestly, the countless moments of sheer brilliance displayed by Dhoni will never be forgotten. He will always be a part of our memories. What is your favorite memory of Captain Cool? Tell us!

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