MS Dhoni: India’s great captain MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international career by sharing a post on social media on the evening of 15 August 2020. After which the cricket fans were quite surprised and disappointed. In international cricket, Dhoni has made many records his name, which is difficult to break. Dhoni was very successful in international cricket as a wicket-keeper batsman.
But Dhoni has also managed to take one wicket in his career as a bowler. The ICC has shared the video of Dhoni’s first international wicket on social media and has once again brought that historic moment in front of the cricket fans. The ICC shared the video caption, ‘Captain, batsman, wicket-keeper MS Dhoni, bowler? Why not! The only international wicket of the former India captain, re-live old memories.
India’s successful captain Dhoni made his first international wicket in the year 2009 in the ICC Champions Trophy against West Indies. Mahi bowled West Indies batsman Travis Dowlin on his best ball and showed the way to the pavilion. By the way, Dhoni had eaten two consecutive fours in the first 2 balls in his over. But then Dhoni did wonders on the third ball and on the inside ball, the batsman was bowled and showed the path of the pavilion.
When Dhoni dismissed the batsman, he was also seen staring for a while. All Indian players had celebrated fiercely on Dhoni’s wicket taking. This match was the 145th match of Dhoni’s ODI career. He had never bowled in ODIs before. MS Dhoni played 350 ODIs in his career and took 1 wicket, while in his Test career he has bowled 2 overs but could not take a single wicket.