Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) on Wednesday announced that he was stepping down as Team India captain of limited-overs cricket. His decision sent his fans, other cricketers and experts into a tizzy. Sports fans came together on Twitter to congratulate Dhoni on his glorious captaincy career with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar leading from the front, saying “it’s a day to celebrate his successful career and respect the decision.

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Twitter world was abuzz as #DhoniStepsDown hit the trending chart.
@MSDhoni has over 5.87Mn followers on Twitter.

Over 360,000Tweets came in from fans across the globe. Here is the interactive Twitter reverb:

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