Cricketing Trends on Social Media Today
Here's how the cricketers spent their day on social media platforms.
Updated - Aug 16, 2020 10:57 pm
Even a day after the departure of MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina from the international stage, tributes and wishes have not stopped on social media. Along with fans and players, many cricket boards and IPL franchises also wishes the CSK duo a happy international retirement.
Dhoni had shocked the entire cricket fraternity by announcing his international retirement yesterday. Sharing a video on Instagram with song ‘Mai pal do pal ka shayar hoon’, Mahi quietly walked off the biggest stage. What followed was his close friend and CSK vice-captain Suresh Raina bidding adieu to international cricket.
Many cricketers, who have shared the dressing room with Dhoni and Raina, reminisced on-field and off-field memories. Current India skipper recalled batting with Dhoni and penned down a heartwarming message for him. Kohli pointed out how they share trust when running between the wickets. Yuvraj, who had lifted the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup with Dhoni, shared a video depicting memorable moments of their international voyage.
Condolence messages also poured in for Chetan Chauhan, who breathed his last today after being put on life support for nearly 36 hours. Chetan Chauhan, who played 40 Tests for India, was 73 and was in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet. Chauhan was known for stitching several opening knocks with legendary Sunil Gavaskar.
1. Virat Kohli pens down a heartwarming message for MS Dhoni
Thank you for these moments skip.
I couldn't explain the mutual trust, respect and understanding we share better than these two videos I'm posting here today.
The first one explains perfectly well who he is , selfless in the most intense moments…. pic.twitter.com/DYWvJ9ojOv
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 16, 2020
2. Cheteshwar Pujara congratulates Suresh Raina on a wonderful career
Congratulations @ImRaina for an international career you can be proud of! Best of luck for the innings ahead 👍
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) August 16, 2020
3. Rahul Sharma consoles the demise of Chetan Chauhan
Rip #ChetanChauhan ji 🙏🙏🙏🙏
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) August 16, 2020
4. Yuvraj Singh recalls his memorable moments with MS Dhoni
Congratulations @msdhoni on a great career! Enjoyed lifting the 2007 and 2011 WC trophies together for our country and our many partnerships on the field. My best wishes to you for the future 👍 pic.twitter.com/2g3tgTsLfn
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 16, 2020
5. Parthiv Patel expresses grief over the demise of Chetan Chauhan
Very sad to hear about Chetan Chauhansir…May his soul rest in peace..🙏🙏🙏
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) August 16, 2020
6. Sreesanth shares condolence messages after Chetan Chauhan passes away
This indeed is a terrible loss for India in general and cricket in particular!! He was a level headed person and that is a rare quality these days! May the Almighty grant him Moksha!! pic.twitter.com/9DVKnTGFFn
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) August 16, 2020
7. Thisara Perera shares throwback pictures with MS Dhoni
— Thisara perera (@PereraThisara) August 16, 2020
8. Ravi Shastri shares a video for MS Dhoni
— DD News (@DDNewslive) August 16, 2020
9. Kuldeep Yadav pays tribute to Suresh Raina
#ThankYouRaina@imkuldeep18: "From the early days of my career, you have played a very important role in helping me grow as a person & as a cricketer. You have been my idol, mentor & my elder brother. Congratulations on the wonderful career. Wishing you nothing but the best." 🤗 pic.twitter.com/psRXAJsyKq
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) August 16, 2020
10. Suniel Shetty congratulates Suresh Raina on a successful career
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) August 16, 2020
11. Umesh Yadav offers condolences to Chetan Chauhan and his family
My condolences to Chetan Chauhan sir's family. May his soul rest in peace. 🙏
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) August 16, 2020
12. BCCI pays tribute to MS Dhoni
A young team led by MS Dhoni was selected to go for the T20 World Cup in South Africa.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 16, 2020
13. Jonty Rhodes reacts to Suresh Raina departing the biggest stage
This is why I have always loved and admired this young man. Not just words; but words filled with such gratitude towards everyone who has contributed to his journey so far. Well played @ImRaina and I am looking forward to catching up with u soon at #IPL2020 https://t.co/zYuklteAuS
— Jonty Rhodes (@JontyRhodes8) August 16, 2020
14. Aakash Chopra mourns the death of Chetan Chauhan
Heart goes out to the family of Chetan Chauhan ji….fondly remember the days I spent under his tutelage at Delhi. You’ll be missed, sir. R.I.P. Om Shanti.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 16, 2020
15. Ravichandran Ashwin congratulates Suresh Raina for his wonderful achievements
It’s taken me sometime to digest the news about your retirement @ImRaina , whatever may be the reason for your decision, god bless you in all your future endeavours. Congrats on all your wonderful achievements on the field so far. #RainaRetirement
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) August 16, 2020