MS Dhoni's achievements will always remain in everyone's heart

MS Dhoni’s achievements will always remain in everyone’s heart

Following MS Dhoni’s retirement from all formats, Virat Kohli took to Twitter and stated that the achievements of the former will always remain in everyone’s heart. The Indian skipper has also added that he is quite excited by the amount of affection and warmth he received from the legendary player.

Having made his debut under the leadership of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli has overseen a massive generational shift in Indian cricket. While the Jharkhand cricketer continued to lead the team in the limited-overs format, Kohli took the reins in January 2017. Since the Delhi cricketer learned the art of captaincy under the guidance of Dhoni behind the stumps, including leading India to a 2019 World Cup Semifinal.

Following a close defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal, MS Dhoni has not appeared with the national team, before announcing his retirement earlier in the day. Following Dhoni’s decision, Virat Kohli took to Twitter to admit that MS Dhoni’s accomplishments will always remain in everyone’s heart. The Indian patron also added that he takes his hat off to Dhoni before admitting it was quite an emotional moment for the 31-year-old.

“Every cricketer has to end his journey one day, but even so, when someone you’ve known so closely announces that decision, you feel the thrill all the more. What you have done for the country will always remain in everyone’s heart, ”he tweeted.

“But the mutual respect and warmth that I have received from you will always remain in mine. The world has seen achievements, I have seen the person. Thanks for skipping everything. I take my hat off to you, “he added.