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M. S. Dhoni Announced His Retirement From Test Cricket And Twitter Went Batshit Insane

People literally think he's dead. Which would make it extremely awkward when he captains us in the World Cup in two months.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) just dropped a bomb that nuked the hearts of cricket lovers in India.

News Alert - MS Dhoni has chosen to retire from Test Cricket with immediate effect #MSD #Captain

BCCI@BCCIFollow

News Alert - MS Dhoni has chosen to retire from Test Cricket with immediate effect #MSD #Captain

2:30 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Cricket commentator and journalist Harsha Bhogle is just as shocked.

As expected, people have taken to Twitter to express the avalanche of feels they're feeling.

#Dhoni's retirement from test cricket is shocking! #MSDretires

Shruti Shubham@ShrutiShubhamFollow

#Dhoni's retirement from test cricket is shocking! #MSDretires

3:06 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Dhoni is retiring from test cricket? Is he insane??!

Vishal Doshi@_VishalD_Follow

Dhoni is retiring from test cricket? Is he insane??!

3:06 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some others are so shocked they're going caps lock.

DHONI ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM TESTS? WAIT. WHAT? NO. SHIT.

Sneha@HardCoreKohlianFollow

DHONI ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM TESTS? WAIT. WHAT? NO. SHIT.

3:08 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Several have graduated to the "make a billion jokes for RTs" stage of grief:

Dhoni: Ok boys! That's it! Chalta hoon! Ishant, achhi bowling karna.. Rohit, achhi batting karna.. "NEW PHONE WHO DIS?" ~ Ishant/Rohit

Keh Ke Peheno@coolfunnytshirtFollow

Dhoni: Ok boys! That's it! Chalta hoon! Ishant, achhi bowling karna.. Rohit, achhi batting karna..

"NEW PHONE WHO DIS?" ~ Ishant/Rohit

4:10 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Mitron, aise series ke beech koi retire karke jaata hai kya? Aisa kejriyapa kyun ho raha hai? #Dhoni

Keh Ke Peheno@coolfunnytshirtFollow

Mitron, aise series ke beech koi retire karke jaata hai kya? Aisa kejriyapa kyun ho raha hai? #Dhoni

3:35 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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And others have moved on to celebrate his successor: The inimitable Virat Kohli.

Excited for Virat to be captain. "Virat, you've won the toss, do you want to bat or bowl?" "Dono saath mein karunga BC kya ukhaad lega"

Tanmay Bhat@thetanmayFollow

Excited for Virat to be captain.

"Virat, you've won the toss, do you want to bat or bowl?"

"Dono saath mein karunga BC kya ukhaad lega"

3:07 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@AnushkaSharma TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT

Tanmay Bhat@thetanmayFollow

.@AnushkaSharma TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT TREAT

2:46 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Most tweepers are already missing him since the news was announced an hour ago.

Do we have any one ready enough to fill the void of dhoni

haris@HarispmnaFollow

Do we have any one ready enough to fill the void of dhoni

3:07 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Replacement of M.S.Dhoni - #Error404 Not Found😞

Sundar@Sundar_BoopathyFollow

Replacement of M.S.Dhoni - #Error404 Not Found

3:07 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@msdhoni hats off to u captain m.s dhoni. v miss ur helicopter shot n cool smile.

imran farook@imranfarukFollow

@msdhoni hats off to u captain m.s dhoni. v miss ur helicopter shot n cool smile.

3:16 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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But the best tweets belong to those who think he has retired from cricket altogether.

MS Dhoni, my fav cricketer, retires today..He's class apart from any other cricketer of his generation

Ranjan Nayak@Ranjan_NayakFollow

MS Dhoni, my fav cricketer, retires today..He's class apart from any other cricketer of his generation

3:07 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

He gave so much to Indian team..still without any buzz and news he took retirement without any farewell . 😭😘 #Respect #ThankYouDhoni

#ThankYouMahi :'( @dhoni_maniacFollow

He gave so much to Indian team..still without any buzz and news he took retirement without any farewell . #Respect #ThankYouDhoni

3:06 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Dhoni retired wayyyy too early. Sad.

Or, even better: that he's dead.

#Dhoni the $GreatestIndianTestCaptain passes away #RIP

Blank Page@iamauxilcsFollow

#Dhoni the $GreatestIndianTestCaptain passes away #RIP

2:36 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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