Whenever there is talk about the great captain of the Indian team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( MS Dhoni ), there are discussions about his record in batting and his exploits behind the wicket. We have always seen Dhoni taking many surprising decisions on the field. Even after the Boxing Day Test on Australia tour at the end of 2014, Dhoni had made a similar decision very easily, when he suddenly announced his retirement from Test cricket. Former Indian team coach Ravi Shastri has remembered that moment again. Shastri has told the full story of that day.
Captain Cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised his fans all over the world cricket by announcing his sudden retirement from Test cricket at the end of 2014. On 30 November, the last day of the Boxing Day Test match played against Australia in Melbourne, Dhoni announced his retirement in the evening after the match was drawn. Ravi Shastri, the former coach of the Indian team, used to be the team director of the Indian team at that time. Shastri recalled the day of Dhoni’s retirement.
Dhoni himself came and called all the players together and told the news of retirement. Before that, no one in the team knew about his decision.
MS Dhoni did not have double views
Ravi Shastri told during a conversation with Star Sports that when He (Mahendra Singh) decided to retire. By that time, he had seen his successor in the form of Virat Kohli. Shastri said, he knew that the person who took his responsibility had been ready. He was just looking for the right time to give him that responsibility. He knew how much pressure his body could handle. He wanted to prolong his white-ball career. When his body told him that it was enough, it was enough. There is no second thought with them.
We and you know this Dhoni
When Dhoni shared information about his retirement from Test cricket among fellow players. Recalling that time, Shastri said, after the match, He came to me and said, ‘Ravi Bhai, I have to talk to the boys’. I said ‘Sure’. I thought we drew a great game while batting on the last day. He will talk about her. But he came out and announced his retirement from Test cricket with great ease. Hearing this, none of the players in the dressing room could believe it. But this is the same Dhoni whom we and you know.