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Chennai Super Kings shut down Dhoni's retirement rumours with Game of Thrones tweet

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Sep 13, 2019, 4:28 pm IST
Updated : Sep 13, 2019, 4:28 pm IST

Chief selector MSK Prasad and Dhoni's wife Sakshi also made it abundantly clear that the 38-year-old was not planning to retire.

The rumours sky-rocketed to such an extent that some people believed the possibility of Dhoni calling a press conference on Thursday to announce his retirement. (Photo: AP)
 The rumours sky-rocketed to such an extent that some people believed the possibility of Dhoni calling a press conference on Thursday to announce his retirement. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Virat Kohli recent Twitter post sparked MS Dhoni's retirement rumours as the current India skipper recalled the former skipper's exploits in the T20 World Cup in 2016.

The rumours sky-rocketed to such an extent that some people believed the possibility of Dhoni calling a press conference on Thursday to announce his retirement.

However, chief selector MSK Prasad and Dhoni's wife Sakshi made it abundantly clear that the 38-year-old was not planning to retire.

Amid all the retirement speculations, Chennai Super Kings took it to Twitter to douse the rumours. Despite not making direct mention of Dhoni, CSK took to a reference ofย  Game of Thrones character Arya Stark and tweeted: "Not 7oday" -- the number seven denoting MS Dhoni's jersey number.

MSK Prasad on Thursday announced the India squad for the Test series against South Africa at a press conference. When he was asked if there was any update on Dhoni's retirement, Prasad said: "No, absolutely not. I am really surprised to hear that."

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