Indian cricket fans were heart-broken as Team India smashed out of the World Cup in the wake of enduring an 18-run defeat to New Zealand in the first semi-final at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Pursuing a low target of 240, the Indian top just not clicked and left the team reeling at 24 for four.
In any case, the fans knew MS Dhoni was the man who could take them over the line in a crunch semi-final. Dhoni strolled in to bat after the wicket Pant as India’s score read 71 for 5.
Dhoni went on to score 50.He along with Ravindra Jadeja scored 106 runs for the seventh wicket.
Ravindra Jadeja fell to Trent Boult for a valiant 77 however with MS Dhoni at the middle, there was as yet confidence that India would win this match courtesy of MS Dhoni.
But, Martin Guptill’s accurate hit to the stumps took the life completely out from the match for India as Ms. Dhoni was shot of the crease.
MS Dhoni had been criticized for his strike rate in the 2019 Cricket World Cup as India lost to New Zealand in the semi-final. Dhoni demonstrated why he is as yet important to the team’s balance by taking the lost game very close to win.
As MS Dhoni was rumored to declare his retirement from cricket toward the after World Cup, fans over the globe have made enthusiastic interests encouraging MS Dhoni not to resign and #Donotretiredhoni was trending on Twitter.
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