MS Dhoni and I hugged and cried a lot after announcing retirement: Suresh Raina

The incredible batting duo will be seen in action during the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, which commences on September 19.

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MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina

Former India skipper MS Dhoni left everyone shocked when he announced his international retirement on Saturday at 19.29 hours. Following Dhoni’s post, Raina also announced his International retirement via Instagram. However, his official announcement came on Sunday as BCCI confirmed it with a press release.

MS Dhoni and I hugged and cried a lot – Suresh Raina

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Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni (Pic Credits: Getty images)

Raina disclosed that he came to knew about Dhoni’s retirement when he reached Chennai.

“I knew Dhoni would announce his retirement upon reaching Chennai, so I was ready. I, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar and Karn Sharma reached Ranchi on 14th with the chartered plane, and picked up Mahi Bhai and Monu Singh.” Raina told Dainik Jagran.

“After announcing our retirement, we hugged and cried a lot. I, Piyush, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, and Karn sat together after that, talked about our careers and our relationship. We partied during the night.” he added.

The incredible duo will be seen in action during Indian Premier League 2020 edition which commences on September 19th.

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