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After the retirement, Pakistan cricket world tied Dhoni's praise, know who said what

The India Print 2020-08-18 21:51:49

Karachi: The cricket community of Pakistan praised Mahendra Singh Dhoni in unison and described him as one of India's greatest captains and a player who influenced the game in his own way. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, who announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, India won the T20 World Cup, the 50-over World Cup and the Champions Trophy title while also becoming the world's number one team in Test cricket. 

Dhoni was praised by Inzamam ul Haq, Basit Ali, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Mudassar Nazar, Shahid Afridi and many more. Inzamam, the cricketer who played the most matches for Pakistan, said, 'I think he is one of the greatest cricket captains of India. The real match winner, against whom I enjoyed playing a lot. 

Rashid Latif believes that Dhoni's legacy in Indian cricket will always be remembered, but his retirement means that Virat Kohli can now build his legacy. Rashid said, 'Great player and captain. He had the ability to read the game with precision and used his players according to each situation and was the perfect finisher. ' 

Former Test opener Mudassar said that there is no doubt that Dhoni is one of the best finishers in the game. He said, 'I first saw him when I was coaching Kenya. Nairobi had a triangular tournament and Dhoni scored 2 consecutive centuries. But then I did not know that he would leave such a huge impact on Indian cricket and world cricket. 

Top batsman Mohammad Yousuf said that Dhoni's ability to score runs as captain and wicketkeeper was fantastic. He said, 'He batted at different places and always gave the result. I remember his innings in the final of the 2011 World Cup. It was a master stroke the way he brought himself up in the batting order and hit a winning six. 

Basit Ali said that he had never seen a player more diverse than Dhoni in his career. He said, 'Look at his record for India and Chennai Superkings, it's fantastic. His team made it to the IPL finals when he played for Pune in 2016 and 2017. He had such an impact on any team. 

Former Test opener and chief selector Mohsin Khan said that Dhoni's biggest contribution was that he captained teams that had top senior players and also encouraged and encouraged young players. 

Former captain and wicketkeeper Moin Khan said, "Personally, I found him a very exciting and quality player who fits the definition of a player who makes an impact." 

Aggressive all-rounder Shahid Afridi also tweeted and praised Dhoni and wished him all the best for the future. Afridi wrote, "One of the greatest sportsmen of the game and one of the greatest captains."