Javed Akhtar shows his support to MS Dhoni; says, “Why even talk about his retirement?”
After India met with defeat at the World Cup 2019 against New Zealand, the news of MS Dhoni retiring from the Indian cricket team is making the rounds of the internet. The views on this are very much divided as there are voices against this and some are in favor of it.
While there has been no confirmation on this from Dhoni himself, he has found support in the most unusual corners. Right after the rumours got out, Bollywood’s Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar had taken to her Twitter to express her support to Dhoni.
Following this, famous lyricist Javed Akhtar also wrote on Twitter in support of MS Dhoni.
As a middle order batsman or a WK M S Dhoni is a totally dependable n trustworthy. Virat is graceful enough to accept that Dhoni’s understanding of game is an advantage for the team .One can see that a lot of cricket is still left in Him . Why even talk about his retirement
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) July 12, 2019
He also wrote that regardless of the result, he is proud of the Indian cricket team.
Although to a great extent our fantastic Indian cricket team has been constantly proving an old saying wrong that cricket is by chance but to some degree it remains a game of chances. Nevertheless , boys we are all proud of you . You are the best !!
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) July 11, 2019