These MS Dhoni quotes will make you fall in love with the ex-captain of the Indian Cricket Team.
MS Dhoni Retirement News: MS Dhoni, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, announced his retirement on 15 August from international cricket to bring down the curtain on his 15 years career as an India player.
“Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired,” MS Dhoni wrote this message on an Instagram post telling their fans and saying goodbye to the international cricket.
MS Dhoni has been one of the best wicket-keepers who played for international cricket and we don’t need to say this much as his records prove us everything.
He has last played for India in the World Cup 2019 semi-final loss to New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester, played over two days on July 9 and 10.
Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary, BCCI, said: “MS Dhoni is one of the greats of the modern era. I understand it’s a personal decision and we respect that. ‘Mahi’ as we all fondly refer to him, has had an exceptional career in international cricket. His captaincy has been both inspiring and commendable. He is leaving the game richer from the time he joined. I wish him all the very best for IPL and his future endeavors.”
Let’s read some of MS Dhoni’s quotes to relive the memories of his best career.
MS Dhoni Quotes
You may earn whatever money you earn as a cricketer, but you want to play for your country. At the end of the day, you want to do something special. There are plenty of people who earn 50 crores or 100 crores as businessmen or big professionals or who are really doing well in business. But what gives pleasure to your mom and dad is the fame. – MS Dhoni
I never allow myself to be pressured. – MS Dhoni
If you have forest, if you have green forest, the water table goes up. What happens with deforestation is the water level goes down and we all know how much importance drinking water has. – MS Dhoni
For me, opposition is just another opposition. – MS Dhoni
When people talk about South Africa, it’s all about lions and elephants. But when we talk about India, we talk about tigers. – MS Dhoni
The era of playing aggressive cricket and to have the mid-on up is gone. You now try to read the mindset of a batsman. – MS Dhoni
For me, it’s important to build good partnerships rather than score centuries. Once, you have those partnerships, you will also get centuries. – MS Dhoni
I don’t study cricket too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I’ve played on the field, and whatever little I have watched. – MS Dhoni
I have three dogs at home. Even after losing a series or winning a series, they treat me the same way. – MS Dhoni
Getting up quite late in the morning, going and trying to clean my bikes – I have quite a few of them in Ranchi – spending some time with my family, my parents and friends. Going out for rides with my friends and having lunch or dinner at a roadside hotel – that’s my favourite time-pass. These are the sort of things that really excite me. – MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni Quotes which will motivate you
One of my theories is to be captain on the field and off the field, you need to totally enjoy each other’s company. I don’t like discussing cricket off the field. – MS Dhoni
I believe in giving more than 100% on the field, and I don’t really worry about the result if there’s great commitment on the field. That’s victory for me. – MS Dhoni
Gut feeling is all about the experiences that you have had in your life. It is about being in difficult scenarios, knowing what worked, what did not work, and then taking a decision. – MS Dhoni
I love being in the present. When I was playing for my school, the only thing I wanted to do was get selected for the under-16 or the under-19 district teams. When I was selected for the district, I would think about the next level, which was getting selected for the state side. I’m a person who lives very in the moment. – MS Dhoni
After one Olympics, if we invest in sports and say we will get a gold medal in the next Olympic, it doesn’t work like that in sports. How it works is that you provide the infrastructure, provide education about nutrition and health. – MS Dhoni
If you don’t really have a dream, you can’t really push yourself; you don’t really know what the target is. – MS Dhoni
Maybe because I bat aggressively and go for big hits at times, people tend to remember my batting. But I have always done well as a stumper, too. – MS Dhoni
Self-confidence has always been one of my good qualities. I am always very confident. It is in my nature to be confident, to be aggressive. And it applies in my batting as well as wicketkeeping. – MS Dhoni
I love to be in the moment. I love to analyse things a bit. – MS Dhoni
If you are good at studies, and you want to play cricket, you may work harder than any other person, but you may not achieve it. So it’s something you have to balance in life and be practical where you are good and then channelise your efforts in the right direction to be successful in life. – MS Dhoni
I tell my wife she is only the third most important thing after my country and my parents, in that order. – MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni Quotes that inspire you
It’s important to learn and not repeat the same mistakes. What’s done is done. – MS Dhoni
I care most about how people live their lives, what choices they make, and how they get the best from themselves. – MS Dhoni
Cricketers have a very short shelf life. On average, you make money through cricket for five years, but you need to survive for sixty years. – MS Dhoni
Finishing is one of the most difficult things to do in cricket. A player can’t be a finisher in just 6 months or one year. You have to be used to that responsibility, keeping on doing what is required from you over a period of time. – MS Dhoni
Cricket is not everything, not by any means, but it is a large part of who I am. Therefore, I want to play in all formats of the game and to play as much as possible because, before long, it will be over. – MS Dhoni
I am always the one who is responsible for anything bad that happens in Indian cricket. Everything that happens is because of me. – MS Dhoni
Frankly, I never thought that I would represent my country one day. – MS Dhoni
I’m a person who lives very in the moment. – MS Dhoni
I like to stay away from the game when I am not playing it. – MS Dhoni
If you’re playing against an aggressive side, you need to play an aggressive game. – MS Dhoni
You need to perform consistently, and if you’re raising the standard, you have to stand by it. You have to keep on doing well. – MS Dhoni
Which of these MS Dhoni Quotes was your favorite?
Indian cricket will never be the same without MS Dhoni. This MS Dhoni Retirement News was quite shocking to all of us. MS Dhoni chose to follow his passion and did something that he loved #LoveWhatYouDo. He inspired a generation of youngsters to follow their dreams and never give up. We all are thankful to him for all the precious memories. We wish that his 2nd innings be as amazing as his first. With Love and respect.
We hope that these Dhoni quotes will always be in your heart as we will keep him in ours.
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