Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has bid farewell to all forms of international cricket on Independence Day. And so the whole country is floating with emotion after the departure of the World Cup winning Indian captain from cricket. People from all walks of life in the country have sent greetings for his next life.
Thousands of Dhoni fans have appealed to the BCCI to retire Dhoni's No. 7 jersey soon after his retirement from international cricket. Besides, Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA PC Sharma has requested that Dhoni be given the “Bharat Ratna”. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has also requested the BCCI to arrange a farewell match for Dhoni in Ranchi.
This time a special seat has been proposed in the name of Dhoni at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Mumbai Cricket Association has been asked to arrange a special seat in Dhoni's name at the Wankhede Stadium where the six that Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup final helped India win the World Cup. The proposal is to remember Dhoni's contribution to Indian cricket and that moment in the World Cup.