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Babar Azam Feels That The Legacy Of MS Dhoni Is Timeless
By CricShots - Aug 18, 2020 2:36 pm
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Pakistan’s limited-overs skipper Babar Azam said that the legacy of former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni is timeless and he will always be remembered in the cricket world. Azam’s remarks came a few days after Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket, calling time on his over 15-year-long career.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam

Wishing Dhoni on his retirement, Babar tweeted: “Congrats on such a remarkable career @msdhoni. Your leadership, fighting spirit, and legacy will always be remembered in the cricket world. I wish you enough light and shine in every aspect of your life. #MSDhoni.” On August 15, Dhoni decided to hang his boots from international cricket and made the announcement of the same on Instagram. The wicket-keeper batsman shared a video and captioned it as: “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired.”

The video had the iconic song ”Mai Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hu” from Amitabh Bachchan’s ”Kabhie Kabhie” playing in the background and in it, Former Indian skipper went on to share his incredible journey for India including his run out in the last game against New Zealand in the World Cup 2019 semi-final.

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In December 2014, he announced his retirement from Tests and gave a chance to the likes of Wriddhiman Saha. He will now be expected to make a comeback on the cricket field for the IPL 2020 which scheduled to be played However, the tournament will now be played in the UAE from September 19 to November 10. 

MS Dhoni is the only captain in the history of cricket to win all the three ICC trophies (T20 World Cup 2007, ODI World Cup 2011, Champions Trophy 2013).

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Dhoni will be leading the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming edition in UAE. The IPL 2020 is scheduled to be played between September 19 and November 10.