MS Dhoni retires: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli lead tributes; read who said what on MSD

First Published 15, Aug 2020, 9:28 PM

Bengaluru: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar led the tributes for former India captain MS Dhoni who announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday (August 15). Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir and several other former and present cricketers took to Twitter to pay tributes to Dhoni. Read who said what on Dhoni's retirement.

<p>Batting legend and former India skipper Sachin Tendulkar on MS Dhoni</p>

Batting legend and former India skipper Sachin Tendulkar on MS Dhoni

<p>BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said, “It is the end of an era. What a player he has been for the country and world cricket. His leadership qualities have been something which will be hard to match, especially in the shorter format of the game. His batting in one-day cricket in his early stages made the world stand up and notice his flair and sheer natural brilliance. Every good thing comes to an end and this has been an absolutely brilliant one. He has set the standards for the wicketkeepers to come and make a mark for the country. He will finish with no regrets on the field. An outstanding career; I wish him the best in life.”</p>

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said, “It is the end of an era. What a player he has been for the country and world cricket. His leadership qualities have been something which will be hard to match, especially in the shorter format of the game. His batting in one-day cricket in his early stages made the world stand up and notice his flair and sheer natural brilliance. Every good thing comes to an end and this has been an absolutely brilliant one. He has set the standards for the wicketkeepers to come and make a mark for the country. He will finish with no regrets on the field. An outstanding career; I wish him the best in life.”

<p>Virat Kohli pays tributes to Dhoni</p>

Virat Kohli pays tributes to Dhoni

<p>Virender Sehwag on Dhoni</p>

Virender Sehwag on Dhoni

<p>R Ashwin on Dhoni</p>

R Ashwin on Dhoni

<p>Vijay Bharadwaj on Dhoni</p>

Vijay Bharadwaj on Dhoni

<p>Irfan Pathan on Dhoni</p>

Irfan Pathan on Dhoni

<p>Delhi Capitals, MS Dhoni</p>

Delhi Capitals, MS Dhoni

<p>Dodda Ganesh on Dhoni</p>

Dodda Ganesh on Dhoni

<p>Ajinkya Rahane on Dhoni</p>

Ajinkya Rahane on Dhoni

<p>Krunal Pandya on Dhoni</p>

Krunal Pandya on Dhoni

<p>Hardik Pandya on 'big brother'&nbsp;Dhoni</p>

Hardik Pandya on 'big brother' Dhoni

<p>India Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Dhoni</p>

India Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Dhoni

<p>Former India captain and coach Anil Kumble on Dhoni</p>

Former India captain and coach Anil Kumble on Dhoni

<p>VVS Laxman on Dhoni</p>

VVS Laxman on Dhoni

<p>Pragyan Ojha, MS Dhoni</p>

Pragyan Ojha, MS Dhoni

<p>Rohit Sharma on Dhoni</p>

Rohit Sharma on Dhoni

<p>Dinesh Karthik on Dhoni</p>

Dinesh Karthik on Dhoni

<p>Aakash Chopra on Dhoni</p>

Aakash Chopra on Dhoni

<p>Mohammed Shami on Dhoni</p>

Mohammed Shami on Dhoni

<p>Mohammad Kaif on Dhoni</p>

Mohammad Kaif on Dhoni

<p>Deep Dasgupta on Dhoni</p>

Deep Dasgupta on Dhoni

<p>S Badrinath on Dhoni</p>

S Badrinath on Dhoni

<p>Praveen Kumar on Dhoni</p>

Praveen Kumar on Dhoni

<p>R Vinay Kumar on Dhoni</p>

R Vinay Kumar on Dhoni

<p>Sheldon Jackson on Dhoni</p>

Sheldon Jackson on Dhoni

<p>RP Singh on Dhoni</p>

RP Singh on Dhoni

<p>Rahul Sharma on Dhoni</p>

Rahul Sharma on Dhoni

<p>Rishabh Pant on Dhoni</p>

Rishabh Pant on Dhoni

<p>Mandeep Singh on Dhoni</p>

Mandeep Singh on Dhoni

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