Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised cricketing world with his sudden announcement of retirement from Test cricket. Cricketers from across the world reacted with surprise and lavished praise on Dhoni’s decision to call it quit from the longer format.
Teammates, friends and critics poured their hearts out on social media praising his decision.
Expressing views on Twitter, retired batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar, also a long-time teammate, congratulated him on his Test career and encouraged Dhoni to retain 2015 World Cup.
In a Tweet former Indian Cricket team Test captain Anil Kumble boasted his test career and said well done to retire as a captain.
Former Australian opener Mathew Hayden said that Test Cricket will miss unique persona like M S Dhoni.
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle also used Twitter to express his emotions saying, Dhoni showed India what a tough man from a small town could dream and achieve.
Former Teammates, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif were among others who wished him luck ahead of his career.