Virat Kohli-led Team India were battered in the first ODI of three-match series against Australia at Sydney. Batting first, the Aussies posted an imposing 374 on the board with tons from skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith. India’s much-famed bowling line-up came a cropper with Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini going for plenty, and only Mohammed Shami making an impact with his three wickets.
More than a week after he announced his international retirement, the tributes for former India captain and legend MS Dhoni refuse to end. Kings XI Punjab captain and dashing Indian batsman KL Rahul is the latest to join the list. In a video released by Indian Premier League (IPL), Rahul has termed Dhoni as a hero for people like him who came from small towns.
It has been a few days since MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket. However, the praises haven't stopped coming in. Now, Dhoni's first captain Sourav Ganguly has also come out in praise of the retired wicket-keeper batsman.
On 15th August, a big piece of news was about to breakout to cricket fans across the globe. India’s greatest wicketkeeper/finisher, and India’s one of the best T20 players were about to bid adieu to the game. Both of them had more than one thing in common. They made their India debuts around the same time, batted together on hundreds of occasions, have been an integral part of CSK setup since the inception of IPL, and are best friends off the field.
West Indian legend Michael Holding has showered praises on recently-retired Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, terming him a wonderful captain and wicket-keeper batsman. Holding, who is renowned among the greatest fast bowlers of all time, stated that Dhoni’s words of wisdom had the power to change the context of a match.
Former India skipper MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket recently. Pakistan's former pace bowling spearhead Shoaib Akhtar, however, believes that there is still a possibility of Dhoni playing the T20 World Cup next year.