Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri says that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s sudden decision to retire from Test cricket was selfless and courageous.
The head coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, believes that the decision of former Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to abruptly retire from Test cricket was a courageous and selfless step.
Along with this, Ravi Shastri further said that Dhoni had played 90 Test matches in the year 2014 but still he did not wait at all to play 100 Test matches.
Ravi Shastri wrote in his book Stargazing: The Players in My Life, Dhoni was at that time not only India’s but also the world’s biggest player with three big ICC trophies to his name.
In which two World Cups were also included. His form was very good and he was only 10 matches behind from completing 100 Test matches.
Ravi Shastri wrote that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was one of the top fittest players in the team, during which he had a chance to buss his career.
But it is also true that he was not very young, but he had not become so old, during that time his decision was not understood. Former all-rounder player of the Indian team, who has written about many players in his book.
Ravi Shastri said that this former India wicket-keeper batsman once again reconsidered his decision and tried to persuade him. However, it seems that Dhoni decided to stick to it.
Shastri said that all the cricketers say that landmark milestones do not matter but some do. In such a situation, I was trying to contact him on this issue so that he can change his mind.
But Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s tone stopped me and then I did not talk to him again in this matter. But looking back, I think his decision is quite right as his decision was bold and selfless.