MS Dhoni is a colossal name in Indian cricket, but the recent times have given him some difficulties. The 38-year-old last took the cricket field way back in the 2019 edition of the World Cup in England and Wales. Martin Guptill ran him out in the dying stages of India’s semi-final against New Zealand after which Dhoni went on a sabbatical. He also served the Indian army in the Kashmir Valley.
Meanwhile, there has been loads of speculations surrounding his future in the national team. Talks about his retirement has been doing the rounds for quite some time now. But Dhoni hasn’t come out yet with a concrete news. MSK Prasad, the national chief selector, said that the team management has moved on from the veteran and is looking forward to grooming Rishabh Pant.
No central contract for MS Dhoni
Dhoni’s next assignment is likely to be the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where he will play for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Harsha Bhogle, the renowned cricket journalist, feels that a good IPL season could see things changing for the wicket-keeper batsman. Amidst all the rumours, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) named the centrally contracted cricketers.
To the shock of many, Dhoni didn’t find a place in any of the categories, A+, A, B and C. The decision has drawn mixed reactions from the netizens. In the meantime, Kamaal Rashid Khan, the Bollywood actor and self-proclaimed critic, had some stern words for Dhoni. He said that by removing Dhoni from the contract, the world’s richest cricket board threw him away.
Khan said that Dhoni had the chance of retiring with dignity, but he didn’t. He took to Twitter and wrote, “Today #BCCI threw out @msdhoni like many other players in the past. I strongly believed that #MSDhoni will retire with dignity and respect unlike all other players. But he followed other players only “Ki Jab Tak Dhakke Markar Nahi Nikaloge, Tab Tak Nahi Nikloonga”! #VerySad!”
Here is KRK’s tweet
Today #BCCI threw out @msdhoni like many other players in the past. I strongly believed that #MSDhoni will retire with dignity and respect unlike all other players. But he followed other players only “Ki Jab Tak Dhakke Markar Nahi Nikaloge, Tab Tak Nahi Nikloonga”! #VerySad!
— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) January 16, 2020
KRK’s demeaning tweet for the legendary cricketer didn’t go down well with his supporters. Dhoni’s fans on social media lashed out at the actor for the harsh comments.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
He will play again for sure.
Don't bark too early
— Md Murtaza (@murtazaitsu) January 16, 2020
MSD s' passion is to serve country and your passion is humiliate & abuse yourself as much as can😄😄😄
— KrisHna SiNGH BHaaTi (@singh_bhaati) January 17, 2020
Aray bevde kam danda nahi hai re teku chup chap bait na
— Akhil chary🇮🇳 (@akhil_chary) January 17, 2020
If u cant match him then dont hve right to comment on him. He will come back
— Himanshu Rajguru (@himanshur27) January 16, 2020
— tushar arora (@tushara97510914) January 16, 2020
— Rahul Munjal (@iRahulmunjal) January 16, 2020
He is a historical hero .. dhoni desrves respect ….do not use those shitty words like dhakkha and all for him
— Ne_s_r (@Nasarahamad15) January 17, 2020
He is legend but everyone knows who are you😂
— The Mohit Verma (@Mvermaofficial) January 17, 2020
Bhai tmko khud ki bezzati krne may ky maza aata hai pata ni🤣😂
— Executive_Suit (@MPratha07) January 17, 2020
Baad me aise hi log kahete hai hume marte kyu hai road par
— Arpit Jain (@ArpitJa81118827) January 16, 2020
Stop talking shit for cheap publicity. He’s a legend and the only captain to win all icc trophies. Have some respect ass. He took a break and that’s why he’s not in the list. FYI he can still run faster than almost everyone in the team. He will play for India again and win games.
— Sarthak Gupta (@sarthakg107) January 17, 2020
Why do you have to be so negative at times??
— aruna (@Arunabruna) January 16, 2020
Bhai contract sirf sep 20 tak ka hain or T20 wc OCT se start ho rha hain.. dhoni khelega t20wc dekh lena
— MovieMan (@iiimMovie) January 16, 2020
He didn't deserve this. But yes, he was asking for this. BCCI only obliged him. So there.
— Manoj Sinha (@mksbabbles) January 16, 2020
Abe saale apni aukaat se jada bol rha h
— Shubham Kumar (@being__stylo) January 16, 2020
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