The End Of An Era: Here’s What Happened When Dhoni Stepped Down From Captaincy

On January 4th 2017, as people were still in the New Year haze, Mahendra Singh Dhoni had an announcement that caught all his fans off guard. Our Captain Cool declared that he was giving up captaincy, allowing Virat Kohli to acquire his spot in ODIs and T20 matches. As soon as the announcement was made, congratulatory messages and tributes rippled through the Twitterverse. Here is how certain fans reacted when M.S. Dhoni quit limited overs captaincy.

A Humbled Virat Thanked His Captain

Ashwin Recounted Fond Memories


Reel Life Captain Cool Was All Praises


BCCI Recollected His Best Moments Through A Video



A Special Message From The Legend Himself

Sehwag & His Very Special Tribute

Harsha Praised The Old Captain, New Captain Bond

Mr. Bachchan’s Words Of Wosdom

Rahane Praised His Leadership Skills

Love From Across The Border


A Truly Memorable Moment Reminisced


And Finally, One From The Doting Wife

Just goes to show how much the man was adored by his team and the entire world. Stay cool Mahi, you still have a long way to go and a lot to offer the Indian team.


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