#Donotretiredhoni trends: Fans urge MS Dhoni to stay on

first_img Next India Today Web Desk ManchesterJuly 11, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 17:38 IST MS Dhoni scored a valiant fifty to keep India in hunt of 240 chase. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDhoni went on to score 50 and add 106 runs for the seventh wicket with Ravindra JadejaIndia lost all hopes for a World Cup final qualification after MS Dhoni’s dismissalMS Dhoni was rumoured to announce his retirement from cricket at the end of the World CupIndian cricket fans were heart-broken as Team India crashed out of the World Cup after suffering an 18-run loss to New Zealand in the first semifinal at Old Trafford on Wednesday.Chasing a modest target of 240, the Indian top order suffered a stunning batting collapse to leave the team reeling at 24 for four.But the fans knew MS Dhoni was the man who could take them over the finish line in a crunch semi-final. Dhoni walked in to bat after the dismissal of Dinesh Karthik as India’s score read 71 for 5.Dhoni went on to score 50 and add 106 runs for the seventh wicket with Ravindra Jadeja. Had it not been for Dhoni and of course Jadeja, India would have suffered a much bigger defeat in the semi-final against New Zealand.Ravindra Jadeja fell to Trent Boult for a valiant 77 but with MS Dhoni at the crease, there was still a belief that India would be able to gun down the total and seal a ticket to the Lord’s final on July 14.But as Martin Guptill’s direct throw hit the stumps to run out India’s wicket-keeper batsman, India lost all hopes for a World Cup final qualification.MS Dhoni had been criticised for his strike rate and strike rotation in the 2019 Cricket World Cup as India battled New Zealand in the semi-final, Dhoni showed once again why he is still important to the team’s balance.As MS Dhoni was rumoured to announce his retirement from cricket at the end of the World Cup, fans across the globe have made emotional appeals urging MS Dhoni not to retire and #Donotretiredhoni was trending on Twitter.advertisement#donotretiredhoni Please dont take retirement Mahi We love u THE LEGEND OF CRICKET @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/g9lbxeyB33Nivedita Sujith (@NiveditaSujith) July 11, 2019#donotretiredhoni please sir please I’m believe in Number 7 & you are truly legend and fighter #MSDlove and forever inspiring to every youth please sir do not retire pic.twitter.com/Fl9Gc8Jqj5Sunil Prajapati (@Imsunil122) July 11, 2019#donotretiredhoniHey Msd we are watching your Batting since we were able to understand cricket,your are our super hero,last hope of Millions of your fan.dont disappointment them,Play for india until you have believe on yourself. Love you MSD.#Lasthope pic.twitter.com/vUSmI3eFvYprateek jain (@prateeks1129) July 11, 2019#donotretiredhoniThumb fractureStill tried his bestGod level character pic.twitter.com/IkHSvprKxFDhoni183 (@msdhonifans7781) July 11, 2019#donotretiredhoni my inspiration my god my roll model Love you thala pic.twitter.com/wFSjZcaLG8hari haran (@hariharan1379) July 11, 2019Also Read | World Cup 2019: Move aside Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja is the 3D cricketer India needAlso Read | Virat Kohli got everything he wanted but where is the World Cup?Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Mahendra Singh DhoniFollow Twitter #Donotretiredhoni trends: Fans urge MS Dhoni to stay onIndian Cricket fans urged MS Dhoni to continue playing and not announce his retirement from the game after India’s heart-breaking exit from World Cup 2019.advertisementlast_img read more