MS Dhoni retirement news is making speculation these days and every individual has a different view on MSD's exit from Internation. However, Dhoni has not yet stated anything on his plans to retire. Dhoni's childhood coach Keshav Banerjee feels that Mahi still has enough left in him to play a major role in the Indian team at ICC T20 2020 World Cup in Australia. Mahi's coach Banerjee feels that MSD is ideally fit to play in T20 format at this stage. MS Dhoni to Announce Retirement Ahead of India vs West Indies 2019 Series? MSD's Parents Want Him to Retire and Take Care of Family!
It was assumed that MS Dhoni will announce his retirement after India's defeat against New Zealand in the semi-final of CWC 2019. However, the legendary wicket-keeper batsman has not expressed any such desire after that game. Mostly, Dhoni might be rested for the West Indies tour, as BCCI may want to give an opportunity to youngsters to prove their mettle.
MS Dhoni's childhood coach Keshav Banerjee told Indian Express in an interview that MSD should continue playing for the shorter version of the game. ODIs is a long format which will give his body pressure at this age, therefore Dhoni should focus now only on T20Is. He further added that MSD's fitness level is good enough to play T20s and become part of India's team in T20 World Cup 2020.
MS Dhoni has played 85 T20I and scored 1617 runs with an average of 37.6 and strike rate of 126.13. This includes two half-centuries. India won ICC T20 World Cup, 2007, ICC World Cup, 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy, 2013 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. MSD is also a successful captain for Chennai Super Kings (CSK), where he has helped CSK win IPL trophy thrice.