MS Dhoni and Yuzvendra Chahal (AP)
The Global Cricket Council (ICC) has paid tribute to former India captain MS Dhoni after he announced his retirement from global cricket on Saturday.
Dhoni turn into as soon as an accomplished all-rounder with his successfully-organized work at the abet of the stumps and with the bat and turn into as soon as identified as one amongst the most attention-grabbing finishers in runt overs cricket.
The 39-300 and sixty five days-used scored 4 876 runs in 98 suits with 256 catches and 38 stumpings in a Take a look at occupation that he called an discontinuance to in 2014.
In ODIs, he scored 10 773 runs with 321 catches and 123 stumpings, remaining turning out for India in the World Cup in 2019.
In T20Is, he aggregated 1617 runs with 57 catches and 34 stumpings. He scored six centuries in Tests and 10 in ODIs.
Dhoni spent 656 days as the tip-ranked batsman in the ICC ODI player rankings from 2006 to 2010 and turn into as soon as the ICC ODI Player of the Yr in 2008 and 2009.
He turn into as soon as in the ICC ODI Groups of the Yr in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and in the ICC Take a look at Groups of the Yr in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
He gained the ICC Spirit of Cricket award in 2011.
ICC chief govt Manu Sawhney stated: “MS Dhoni is one amongst the all-time greats of the sport.
“The image of his successful shot at the Wankhede Stadium in the 2011 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup closing is etched in the reminiscence of cricket lovers around the arena.
“He has inspired a complete generation and may perchance presumably well presumably be sorely neglected. On behalf of the ICC, I congratulate him for an excellent cricket occupation and wish him your complete most attention-grabbing for the lengthy bolt.”
Dhoni will continue to captain the Chennai Tall Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that is scheduled to delivery up in the UAE subsequent month.
– TEAMtalk media