MUMBAI – Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s sudden retirement from Test cricket has invited reactions from Bollywood celebs, with some expressing shock, while others expressing their opinion on the news.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, known as captain cool, has led the Indian cricket team to several victories. However, yesterday the cricketer announced his retirement from Test cricket. Several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to express their respect for the cricketer. With MSD moving away from the Test cricket scenario, Virat Kohli will be taking over as the captain. Here’s what Bollywood thinks of his decision.
“It requires courage and immense self assessment to accept that you are done. Thank you MS, you gave us all moments of great pride!”
“Dhoni retires from test cricket ??? Wtf feels like yesterday I saw him make his debut…time flies and so did the ball of his bat.Legend!!!”
“Captain our captain @msdhoni hangs up his gloves from test cricket.Your leadership,gave us our most amazing memories.Will miss u,Ur the best” .
“Said it before, i’ll say it again : as a test captain Dhoni was the least impressive. He is at his captaincy best in the shorter formats. But no doubt over Dhoni’s ability to inspire, even in test cricket. Many occasions when players said without him they couldn’t hv performed. All in all, the passage of a tremendous influence on Indian test cricket. Go well, Dhoni. See you in the shorter formats.”
“Well done on a wonderful career in test cricket @msdhoni. Always enjoyed playing together. Next target 2015 WC my friend.”
“Today the entire nation should salute Dhoni for the immense joy he gave us in test cricket. A day to celebrate and not be conspiratorial.”
“Dhoni is a hero. Always will be. Bas.”
“He came. He conquered. The legend. @msdhoni”
“Congrats @msdhoni on an awesome career #legend #champ #captaincool. Happy that @imVkohli had been handed the captaincy…looks like someone who will get even better with the added responsibility.”
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