MS Dhoni farewell match Former selector made a big disclosure
- MS Dhoni retired from international cricket in August 2020
- Former selector explains why MS Dhoni didn’t get a farewell match
- Along with Dhoni, Suresh Raina also retired from international cricket.
New Delhi: Former India great captain MS Dhoni had retired from international cricket in August 2020. Fans of the Indian cricket team were stunned when one of India’s most successful captains, Dhoni announced his retirement through social media. While Dhoni announced his retirement, many experts and fans believed that the former captain should have got a farewell match, but it did not happen.
Recently, former Indian selector Sarandeep Singh threw light on Dhoni’s retirement and explained why he could not get a farewell match. He also revealed that Dhoni wanted to play in the T20 World Cup 2020, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sarandeep Singh said in an interview to News Nation, ‘MS Dhoni did not get the farewell match because the T20 World Cup to be hosted by Australia was postponed due to the corona virus epidemic. When the tournament got postponed, Dhoni soon announced his retirement. Had the World Cup been held last year, Dhoni would certainly have played in it and his farewell match.
Suresh Raina retires
When MS Dhoni took a big decision of retirement from international cricket, he got the support of CSK and his Indian teammate Suresh Raina. Both the players were in the Chennai Super Kings camp and announced their retirement from there. MS Dhoni represented Team India in 90 Tests and 350 ODIs. He was also a part of 98 T20 International matches. Dhoni represented India in 200 ODIs.
Nonetheless, MS Dhoni is currently continuing to play in the IPL. He remains the captain of Chennai Super Kings. Dhoni will be seen in cricket action in the second phase of IPL 2021, which will be hosted by UAE.
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