Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has contributed in a big way for Indian cricket after he won 2007 World T20 trophy with an average looking team and took the Indian team to the pinnacle in the test rankings. The Ranchi lad later went onto win the 2011 world cup for India and created his legacy as one of the most successful captains of the Indian team.
His journey of accomplishments didn’t stop here as he later went onto win the 2013 Champions trophy with a young Indian team that was going through transition. However, with the growing age his impressive form dipped considerably and questions were raised after his retirement from longest format of the game in 2014 Australia test series. He failed to finish the games and his poor strike rate became the reason of team’s defeat in many games.
In the 2019 season, Dhoni came back with a bang as he scored three consecutive half centuries in the ODI series against Australia and became the man of the series for his impressive form with the bat. His run of form continued in the recently concluded IPL where he was the leading run scorer for his franchise Chennai Super Kings. The 37-year-old is expected to play a huge part in India’s world cup campaign with his match changing advices to the captain and lightning quick wicket-keeping. An advantage of his batting form will just benefit the team more.
Dhoni reveals his post-retirement plans
MS Dhoni is likely to retire from International cricket after the conclusion of 2019 World cup and the Ranchi lad has allready fueled up the debate by revealing his post-retirement plans. In a video going viral of social media, Dhoni was seen displaying some of his paintings and artworks.
“I wanted to share a secret with all of you. Right from childhood I always wanted to become an artist, I have played a lot of cricket so I decided it’s time for me now to take up what I wanted so I have made a few paintings,” Dhoni said.
Watch the video