‘MS Dhoni has earned the right to leave the game on his own terms’: Gary Kirsten
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Updated: May 28, 2020 4:49:45 pm


Dhoni, Dhoni retirement, Gary Kirsten, Gary Kirsten Dhoni retirement, Dhoni cricket, IPL, cricket news Former India skipper MS Dhoni with former coach Gary Kirsten throughout a follow session forward of their 2011 World Cup match towards England in Bangalore. (PTI/File Photo)

Ever since India’s exit from the World Cup final yr, questions have mounted concerning MS Dhoni’s future in the sport. The former India skipper had stored himself aloof from the sport since India’s semi-final defeat to New Zealand however was all set to return in the 13th version of the Indian Premier League.

However, with the indefinite postponement of the profitable T20 league due to Covid-19 pandemic, the discussions concerning his future has as soon as once more crept up. Former India coach Gary Kirsten, who was a part of the staff that gained the 2011 World Cup, feels Dhoni is one in all the biggest cricketers of the fashionable period and nobody can dictate when is the right time for the wicketkeeper-batsman to retire.

“MS (Dhoni) is an incredible cricketer. Intelligence, calmness, power, athleticism, speed and a match-winner separate him from others and puts him amongst the greatest sportsmen in the modern era,” Kirsten was quoted as saying by timesofindia.com.

“He (Dhoni) has earned the right to leave the game on his own terms and no one should dictate to him when that time is,” Kirsten added.

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“Playing was more challenging. I loved coaching the Indian team. It was one of the great privileges of my life.”

While the cricketer selected to stay mum on this subject however #DhoniRetires began trending on Twitter on Wednesday. However, spouse Sakshi cleared the air on the former Indian skipper’s future in the sport.

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