MS Dhoni, the one captain to have gained all of the ICC trophies, retired from worldwide cricket on Saturday (August 15), greater than a 12 months after he final performed for India – the misplaced World Cup semifinal towards New Zealand.
The 52-year-old Kirsten, who was head coach of the Indian workforce between 2008 to 2011, thanked Dhoni for all the great reminiscences that he made throughout his tenure.
“A privilege to work with one of the best leaders I have come across. Thanks MS for many fond memories with the Indian Cricket Team @msdhoni,” the previous South African batsman wrote on his twitter deal with.
— Gary Kirsten (@Gary_Kirsten) August 17, 2020
Under Kirsten, India had claimed the Asia Cup in 2010 earlier than ending a 28-year lengthy wait to win their second World Cup crown in 2011.
Kirsten constructed a robust relationship with Dhoni in the course of the time and on Monday (August 17), he revisited a previous assertion, which described their bond aptly.
“I would go to war with Dhoni by my side.”
Dhoni’s retirement has triggered an avalanche of emotional tributes with a number of previous and present cricketers expressing their admiration for his unorthodox management, sensible ending expertise and sharpness behind the stumps.
The man himself, solely issued a quick “consider me retired” submit on instagram to announce the large choice and has not spoken after that.
He will, nevertheless, be seen in motion in the course of the IPL beginning September 19 within the UAE.
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