On Wednesday, MS Dhoni stumped everyone when he informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he is stepping down as the skipper.
Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur, Anupam Kher and Sushant Singh Rajput saluted India’s most successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s contribution to the game of cricket.
They all took to Twitter and applauded Mahi’s captaincy.
Here is what these Bollywood celebs have tweeted:
Sushant Singh Rajput
— Sushant Singh Rajput (@itsSSR) January 4, 2017
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) January 4, 2017
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 4, 2017
T 2494 – So MS Dhoni retires from Captaincy, but open for selection .. this true quality of a leader .. !! better ‘why’ than face ‘why not’
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 5, 2017
You made cricket exciting adventurous unpredictable glamorous. u gave us so many reasons 2 be proud. Thanks for these years Capt Cool #dhoni
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) January 4, 2017
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) January 4, 2017
Dhoni conducted himself like a gentleman in a gentlemans game and set an unparalleled example to be followed. @msdhoni
— Salim Khan (@luvsalimkhan) January 5, 2017
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) January 5, 2017
“It’s still unbelievable. It feels like a bad dream. It came out of nowhere. I’m sure he must’ve thought a lot about it before taking that decision but it’s still going to take time for us to come on terms with this decision (sic).”