When Dhoni received the match ball from the umpire at the end of the third ODI match, rumours started flying about the retirement of the player. Fans thought it would be a similar gesture like Dhoni took the stumps with him during his final test match. People started to wonder about this action and retirement rumours started spreading all over social media.
In a way of responding to all those rumours, Ravi Shastri in his recent press meet cleared Dhoni’s ball take away reason. He said that Dhoni took the ball from umpire to show it to the bowling coach Bharat Arun to inspect the ball’s wear and tear that would give an idea about the bowling conditions.
Speaking about Dhoni’s retirement plans, Shastri replied "That’s rubbish. MS is not going anywhere," and this gave a smile for fans to feel strong about Dhoni’s presence in the upcoming World cup.