The Man Who Immortalised Jersey No.7: Mithali Raj Hails MS Dhoni After His Retirement
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The Man Who Immortalised Jersey No.7: Mithali Raj Hails MS Dhoni After His Retirement

Mithali Raj, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina
Mithali Raj. Image Credit: Getty Images.

India women’s ODI captain Mithali Raj congratulated MS Dhoni for having an outstanding career after the latter announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday evening. She also wished Suresh Raina, who also hang his boots soon after his CSK teammate, for a great life ahead.

Without any farewell match and speech, the two significant contributors in India’s cricket history and good friends, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni, together with bid adieu to the international form of cricket. Both just posted an Instagram post to inform their fans that they will not be seen again in the blue jersey.

Umesh Yadav MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni Image Credits: AP

Taking to Twitter, Mithali Raj hailed the two big stars of cricket history. She counted the greatness of the former Indian captain. The veteran said that Dhoni fulfilled billions of dreams by giving two World Cup victories.

“The man who immortalised jersey no.7, whose sharp mind and a cool head earned him the tag of #CaptainCool, the man who fulfilled billion Indian dreams by two World Cup trophies and who bid adieu in his inimitable style. Congratulations #MSDhoni on an outstanding career #Thala,” she wrote. 

Mithali Raj on Suresh Raina’s career:

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina. Image Credit: Getty Images.

For Suresh Raina, Mithali heaped praise on his splendid career. She labeled him as one of the best left-hand batsman and a brilliant fielder.

“Congratulations @ImRaina on a splendid career. One of the best southpaw batters and a brilliant fielder. All the best for your life ahead #Raina,” she wrote. 

Currently, Dhoni and Raina are in Chennai preparing for the much-awaited IPL edition in the UAE from 19th September.

Suresh Raina last played for Team India in 2018. He was dropped from the team because of a dip in his form and also he went under knee surgery. For over two years, he had failed to make an international comeback. On the other hand, MS Dhoni made himself unavailable after the World Cup 2019 disheartening end.

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