On 15th August, a big piece of news was about to breakout to cricket fans across the globe. India’s greatest wicketkeeper/finisher, and India’s one of the best T20 players were about to bid adieu to the game. Both of them had more than one thing in common. They made their India debuts around the same time, batted together on hundreds of occasions, have been an integral part of CSK setup since the inception of IPL, and are best friends off the field.
West Indian legend Michael Holding has showered praises on recently-retired Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, terming him a wonderful captain and wicket-keeper batsman. Holding, who is renowned among the greatest fast bowlers of all time, stated that Dhoni’s words of wisdom had the power to change the context of a match.
Former India skipper MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket recently. Pakistan's former pace bowling spearhead Shoaib Akhtar, however, believes that there is still a possibility of Dhoni playing the T20 World Cup next year.
Fantasy cricket platform Dream 11 has bagged the prestigious Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 title sponsorship rights with a winning bid of Rs 222 crore. Dream 11 left behind Unacademy (Rs 171 crore) and Byju's (Rs 201 crore) to bag the rights for the annual cricketing bonanza. The deal between BCCI and Dream 11 will be in place from August 18 to December 31, 2020.