Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 'bat' hints he may retire with India's last game in world cup 2019
London : A couple of media reports have claimed that Mahendra Singh Dhoni may announce his retirement from the cricket with India's last game in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. However, there is no official announcement about this till date; but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's bat has a lot to say if we pay a closer look on it.
In the ongoing tournament he has badge his bat with all those brands which had supported him during the course of his career. And for most of them he is not charging a single penny. Well, this may be a hint enough to get that he is saying thank you to all the brands in his own manner.
He starts his innings with an SG endorsed bat and then later changes to a Vampire (BAS) branded blade. As per a report in Mumbai Mirror, his close friend and manager, Arun Pandey confirms that this is Dhoni's way of thanking the aforementioned bat makers for supporting him in the initial stages of his career.
"It's a fact that he has been using different bats with different brandings, but he is not charging them. He wants to say thank to them for helping in various stages of his career," Pandey told Mumbai Mirror.
"He does not need money, he has enough of it, he is using those bats as a goodwill gesture. BAS was with him from the beginning and SG also was very helpful to him."