On Wednesday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) announced that he was stepping down as the Team India captain in limited-overs cricket. His decision sent fans, other cricketers, and experts into a tizzy. Twitter world was abuzz as #DhoniStepsDown hit the trending chart as @msdhoni has over 5.87 mn followers on Twitter.
Sports fans came together on Twitter to congratulate Dhoni on his glorious captaincy career with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar leading from the front saying, “It’s a day to celebrate his successful career and respect the decision.”
Over 3,60,000 tweets came in from fans across the globe. Here is the interactive Twitter reverb:
Here are some notable tweets by actor Sushant Singh Rajput, cricketer Suresh Raina, veteran cricketer Kris Srikkanth, among others.