Former Indian captain MS Dhoni stunned the cricketing world with his international retirement on India’s 74th Independence day at 19:29 hours. Dhoni last represented the national team in the 2019 World Cup semi-final, where India lost to New Zealand by 18 runs to bow out of the mega event.
A few minutes after Dhoni’s retirement, Raina also joined the queue to announce his shocking retirement with an Instagram post. However, Suresh Raina’s official retirement announcement came on Sunday (August 16) when BCCI confirmed it with their media release.
I knew Dhoni would announce his retirement: Suresh Raina
Chinna Thala disclosed that he came to know about Dhoni’s retirement after reaching Chennai. He also revealed that they hugged and cried a lot after announcing their respective retirements and also partied with fellow CSK mates for the night and talked about their careers and relationship.
“I knew Dhoni would announce his retirement upon reaching Chennai, so I was ready. I, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar and Karn Sharma reached Ranchi on 14th with the chartered plane, and picked up Mahi bhai and Monu Singh,” Raina told Dainik Jagran. “After announcing our retirement, we hugged and cried a lot. I, Piyush, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav and Karn sat together after that, talked about our careers and our relationship. We partied during the night.”
The incredible duo of Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni will don the yellow jersey together in the Indian Premier League 2020 season. According to reports, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are likely to play the tournament’s first game on September 19th.
MP Congress MLA demands Bharat Ratna for MS Dhoni
A Congress MLA from Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, PC Sharma, came up with a tweet demanding Bharat Ratna for the former Indian skipper. Dhoni made his debut back in 2004 and played for 15 years. It’s a well-known fact that he has been conferred by several prestigious awards by the government of India.
The former Indian keeper was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2007. Then, two years later, in 2009, he even received the Padma Shri. In 2018, the 39-year-old was honored with the Padma Bhushan.
— P C Sharma (@pcsharmainc) August 16, 2020
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