BCCI willing to host a farewell match for Dhoni: Official | Cricket News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keen to host a farewell match for former India captain MS Dhoni, who not too long ago introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket.
Talking to IANS, a senior BCCI official stated the board will converse to Dhoni, throughout the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League, and plan accordingly.
“There isn’t a worldwide collection proper now, possibly after IPL we are going to see what might be performed as a result of Dhoni has performed rather a lot for the nation and he deserves all of the respect. We at all times wished to have a farewell match for him however Dhoni is a special participant. He introduced his retirement when no one was considering of it,” the official stated.
Requested if that they had any phrase with Dhoni as of but, the official stated, “No, however certainly we are going to converse to him throughout the IPL and that might be the correct place to get his opinion a couple of match or collection. Properly, there shall be a correct felicitation ceremony for him irrespective of if he agrees on it or not. That shall be our honour to felicitate him.”
Former Indian cricketer Madan Lal, too, agreed on holding a correct farewell match for the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman.
“I might be actually glad if the BCCI hosts a match for Dhoni. He’s a legendary participant and you’ll’t let him go identical to that. His followers would need to see him once more in motion,” Lal advised IANS.
“IPL is occurring within the UAE and all people shall be glued to their screens to look at him play. However the board can host a collection in India too, so that individuals can see him dwell within the stadium (clearly after this pandemic will get over),” he added.
Earlier, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren had additionally sought a farewell match for the previous Indian captain. Soren had made an enchantment to the BCCI, saying that Jharkhand could be the host.
Dhoni led Crew India to title victories within the ICC WT20 (2007), ICC World Cup (2011) and ICC Champions Trophy (2013). He made an unexpected announcement with a easy social media publish on nation’s 74th Independence Day.
The previous Indian cricket captain didn’t play aggressive cricket after the 2019 World Cup defeat to New Zealand and he put an finish to all of the hypothesis over his worldwide future on August 15. Nevertheless, Dhoni, like fairly a couple of India cricket greats, has bowed out and not using a farewell match on the worldwide stage.
Dhoni, who’s presently in Chennai, is all set to proceed enjoying for Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) within the IPL, ranging from September 19.


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