Dhoni made his debut with India in 2004, the place he finally grew to become the captain, main India to the inaugural World Twenty20 title in 2007, in addition to the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy.
He additionally performed 90 Exams, scoring 4,876 Take a look at runs and guiding India to the highest of the world rankings earlier than retiring from take a look at cricket in 2014. He performed 98 T20s as effectively.
Dhoni additionally gained the Indian Premier League (IPL) 3 times with Chennai Tremendous Kings.
Many within the cricketing group paid their respects to Dhoni on social media, together with present India captain Virat Kohli.
“What you’ve got completed for the nation will at all times stay in everybody’s coronary heart, however the mutual respect and heat I’ve acquired from you’ll at all times keep in mine. The world has seen achievements, I’ve seen the particular person. Thanks for all the things skip. I tip my hat to you.”
‘I select to affix you’
Shortly after Dhoni introduced his retirement, India batsmen Suresh Raina additionally retired from worldwide cricket.
Raina, who was a part of the 2011 World Cup-winning aspect, scored 5,615 runs at a median of 35.31 in 226 ODIs. He performed 18 Exams and 78 T20s.
Raina can be the second-highest run-scorer within the historical past of the IPL solely behind Kohli.