Captain Cool MS Dhoni
Captain Cool MS Dhoni

Captain Cool of world cricket, announced his retirement

“Captain Cool” has announced retirement from international cricket, although he will continue to play IPL from September 19. Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not be seen playing for the Indian team.

Jharkhand’s first international cricketer, which was reported in Team India at the age of 23. This wicketkeeper-batsman did not miss any chance and did not leave any stone unturned on the ground. In his 5th ODI 148 runs and then scored 148 runs in the 5th Test. These two big beginners against the opponent Pakistan from the centuries, entrant cricketer with so many headlines that he became the ‘future’ of Team India. In fact, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the discovery of BCCI’s Talent Research Development Department (TRDW). Looking at his talent, they had to relax in the law related to this Progam. Before discussing this, let’s look at Dhoni’s international career.

Career Profile –

Born  7 July 1981
Hometown Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India
Education  Gossner College, Ranchi, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, JVM SHYAMALI
  • In 2011, conferred rank of honorary lieutenant -colonel in the Indian Territorial Army.
  • In 2011 Doctorate degree by De Montfort University.
2007−08:  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
2009:  Padma Shri
2018: Padma Bhushan,
Test debut (cap 251) 2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 26 December 2014 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 158) 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 9 July 2019 v New Zealand
T20I debut (cap 2) 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Last T20 27 February 2019 v Australia
Domestic Teams played Bihar, Jharkhand, Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiant

Dhoni is the only captain who won three big trophies of ICC

Captain cool compared to Australian giant Adam Gilchrist. Along with this, he got a glimpse of Michael Bevan as a finisher, specializing in chasing the win till the last over. Within three years, Dhoni was appointed as captain of ODI and T20. In his captaincy, India captured T-20 World Cup and won the CB series final in Australia next year. After this, captain cool became number-1 in Test cricket in December 2009, in 2008, Test captaincy and won the memorable series on Australia, England and New Zealand. But in his captaincy, India has lost 8 consecutive defeat on England and Australia in 2011 and 2012 and India lost top rankings. But Dhoni was not supposed to defeat. In 2011, he made India the World Cup title. He washed Australia 4-0 in his house and in 2013 won the Champions Trophy in England and reached the World T-20 World Cup final next year. In December 2014, Dhoni left a sudden Test captaincy in the middle of the series against Australia. Not only this, but he also announced to retire from Test cricket.

In 2017, captain cool decided to leave captaincy (from the format of limited-overs) and made Virat Kohli his successor. Since it was a long when Dhoni was off to the ground and done his two months of army training in Jammu & Kashmir and spent a lot of time with his family, friends, and bikes. It was expected that he will return this year with the T20 series but due to the COVID-19 epidemic, this T20 league against England is adjourned for indefinitely. Dhoni is considered to be one of India’s best selectors in the case of creating such a way to Dhoni. Dilip Vengsarkar. As a chairman of this former captain’s selection committee, a scale for the selectors coming from 2006 to 2008, because Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the captain while his selector. Vengsarkar believes that he was successful in judging the president of the Selection Committee because he was associated with the Talent Development Department (TRDW) of BCCI (Indian Cricket Board), which was searched for cricketer talent like Dhoni. TRDW is no longer in existence.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was included in the BCCI’s TRDW scheme at the age of 21, while it was scheduled only for 19 years. There is a lot of interesting story behind this. In fact, Dhoni was included in TRDW on the sayings of Former Bengal captain Prakash Poddar. On the request of Poddar, Vengsarkar decided that the rules should not be taken for the talented player. Poddar went to see an under-19 match in Jamshedpur. At the same time, Bihar’s team was playing ODIs at the next Kenan Stadium and the ball was coming out of the stadium repeatedly. After this, Poddar was keen that who is killing the ball so far. When they know, Dhoni came to know about. Vengsarkar said, “At the age of 21, Dhoni was made part of the TRDW program at the age of 21. He said that TRDW started former President Jagmohan Dalmiya. After losing Dalmiya’s election, the program was closed.

Captain Cool’s international career

Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 10773 runs in 350 ODI International, with 10 hundred and 73 half-centuries. During this, his highest score was 183 not out. Behind the wicket 444 hunting. Dhoni scored 4876 runs in 90 Test matches at an average of 38.09. He has scored 6 centuries and 33 half-centuries. His highest score was 224 runs. 294 hunts behind the wicket. He scored 1617 runs from 37.60 in 98 T20 International matches for India, including 2 half-centuries. Their highest score was 56 runs. Behind the stumps with 91 hunting he ended up his International career.

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