No sooner had MS Dhoni announced his retirement from Test cricket, the cricket world went abuzz on Twitter with the sudden news. While some were surprised, others paid tribute to the former Test captain's career. Here's what they had to say.
Sachin Tendular, former India captain
well done on a wonderful career in test cricket @msdhoni. Always enjoyed playing together. Next target 2015 WC my friend!!
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 30, 2014
Suresh Raina, Indian batsman
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) December 30, 2014
Michael Vaughan, former England captain
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) December 30, 2014
Robert Croft, former England bowler
MS Dhoni retires from Test Cricket ,he's been a fine leader of India! First Kholi has the energy and passion to take over now. #Testcricket
— Robert Croft (@RDBCroft10) December 30, 2014
Russel Arnold, former Sri Lankan all-rounder
New era for India starting in the New Year... Full of surprises MSD but the right decision. Well Done MSD !!
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) December 30, 2014
Harsha Bhogle, cricket commentator
Whichever way, you look at it, it's been a wonderful career. He's staying on to play his stronger suit. #Dhoni
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 30, 2014
Mohan Menon, cricket statistian
MS Dhoni takes 9 dismissals (8ct + 1st) at MCG - the most by any Indian keeper in Test match & then announces retirement from Tests! #AuvInd
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) December 30, 2014
Sundar Raman, COO of IPL
Celebrate the career. Not the time to debate the decision. #Dhoni retires
— Sundar Raman (@ramansundar) December 30, 2014
Venky Mysore, CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders